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2014-06-10 16:26:06

SANTA MONICA, Calif., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kite Pharma, Inc., a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing engineered autologous T cell therapy (eACT(TM)) products for the treatment of cancer, today announced the expansion of Kite's research and development leadership team with the appointments of William Y. Go, M.D., Ph.D., as Senior Director, Clinical Development and Jeff Aycock as Senior Director, Clinical Operations....

2014-06-06 12:24:27

SANTA MONICA, Calif., June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kite Pharma, Inc., a clinical-stage biotechnology company focused on developing engineered autologous T cell therapy (eACT(TM)) products for cancer, today announced that it has entered into an exclusive, worldwide license with the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to certain intellectual property related to T Cell Receptor (TCR)-based product candidates that target the NY-ESO-1 antigen for the treatment of cancers expressing...

2014-06-02 08:30:06

New Chief Medical Officer Brings Wealth of Experience in Innovative Therapies in Oncology SANTA MONICA, Calif., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kite Pharma, Inc., a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing engineered autologous T cell therapy (eACT(TM)) products for the treatment of cancer, today announced the appointment of David D. Chang, M.D., Ph.D., as Executive Vice President, Research and Development, and Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Chang brings a substantial...

2014-05-30 08:25:21

SANTA MONICA, Calif., May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kite Pharma, Inc. (Kite), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing engineered autologous T cell therapy (eACT(TM)) products for the treatment of cancer, today announced the Company will provide details on key features of the rapid, 6-day manufacturing process that is expected to underlie its most advanced personalized cancer immunotherapy program. The technology is expected to underpin a Kite clinical trial in...

2014-05-19 20:21:53

SANTA MONICA, Calif., May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kite Pharma, Inc., a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing engineered autologous T cell therapy (eACT(TM)) products for the treatment of cancer, today announced that it has filed a registration statement on Form S-1 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) relating to a proposed initial public offering of shares of its common stock. All shares of common stock to be sold in the offering will be...

2014-05-12 08:31:40

SANTA MONICA, Calif., May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kite Pharma, Inc. (Kite), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing engineered autologous T cell therapy (eACT(TM)) products for the treatment of cancer, today announced the appointment of Jeffrey S. Wiezorek, M.D., M.S., to the newly created position of Vice President, Clinical Development. Dr. Wiezorek will assume responsibilities for leading Kite Pharma's clinical programs upon the retirement of Chief...

2014-04-28 08:31:49

-Proceeds to Support Advancement of Clinical Programs in Cancer Immunotherapy - SANTA MONICA, Calif., April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kite Pharma, Inc. (Kite), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing engineered autologous T cell therapy (eACT(TM)) products for the treatment of cancer, today announced the completion of a $50 million mezzanine private financing of convertible notes. Participants in the transaction included a syndicate of healthcare-dedicated...

2014-04-14 12:33:40

SANTA MONICA, Calif., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kite Pharma, Inc. (Kite), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing engineered autologous T cell therapy (eACT(TM)) products for the treatment of cancer, today announced that Ms. Cynthia M. Butitta has been appointed its Chief Operating Officer in addition to serving in her current role as Chief Financial Officer. Further, Dr. Margo R. Roberts, Ph.D., has been promoted to Chief Scientific Officer....

2014-04-11 08:24:38

SANTA MONICA, Calif., April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kite Pharma, Inc. (Kite), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing engineered autologous T cell therapy (eACT(TM)) products for the treatment of cancer, today announced the appointment of Jonathan M. Peacock, former Chief Financial Officer of Amgen, to the Company's Board of Directors. Mr. Peacock's appointment is effective immediately, bringing the number of Kite's directors to eight. Arie Belldegrun,...

2014-04-02 12:31:14

SANTA MONICA, Calif., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kite Pharma, Inc. (Kite), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing engineered autologous T cell therapy (eACT(TM)) products for cancer, today announced the appointment of Arie Belldegrun, M.D., FACS, as President and Chief Executive Officer. Dr. Belldegrun, who is also a founder of Kite, will continue in his current role as Chairman of the Company. "Dr. Belldegrun has had a distinguished 18-year tenure in...


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