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2011-06-28 08:00:00

EXTON, Pa., June 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Morphotek®, Inc., a subsidiary of Eisai Inc., announced today that it has commenced a multi-center phase II study of farletuzumab in adenocarcinoma of the lung, a type of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). The study will evaluate farletuzumab, a monoclonal antibody that specifically binds to folate receptor-alpha (FRA), with the physician's choice of one of three standard platinum-containing doublets that are approved and...

2011-06-27 08:00:00

EXTON, Pa., June 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Morphotek®, Inc., a subsidiary of Eisai Inc., announced today that it has successfully completed a campaign to collect 8,792 pounds of food from its employees, more than 5 times as much as it collected last year. With approximately 200 employees at Morphotek, this number equates to over 40 pounds of food donated per employee. The food will be donated to local needy families through collaboration with Philabundance, the area's...

2011-06-08 08:00:00

EXTON, Pa., June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Morphotek®, Inc., a subsidiary of Eisai Inc., announced today that the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted orphan drug designations to two of its investigational cancer drugs, MORAb-004 for the treatment of soft tissue sarcoma and MORAb-066 for the treatment of pancreatic cancer. The FDA grants this designation to drugs with the potential to treat a rare disease or condition that affects fewer than...

2011-06-02 08:00:00

EXTON, Pa., June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Morphotek®, Inc., a subsidiary of Eisai Inc., announced today that it has commenced a multi-center, phase II study of MORAb-004 for the treatment of metastatic melanoma. The study will evaluate MORAb-004, a potentially first-in-class monoclonal antibody that specifically binds to endosialin/tumor endothelial marker-1 (TEM-1), as a single agent therapy comparing its safety and therapeutic activity at two dosages. The trial is...

2011-04-12 08:00:00

EXTON, Pa., April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Morphotek®, Inc., a subsidiary of Eisai Inc., announced today that the company has received a grant of approximately $947,000 from the United States Department of Defense (DOD) to support the continued development of therapeutic monoclonal antibodies (mAbs) capable of neutralizing the toxic effects of botulinum neurotoxins (BOTN). The development project is part of a U.S. defense initiative to protect citizens against toxic...

2011-04-06 08:00:00

EXTON, Pa., April 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Morphotek®, Inc., a subsidiary of Eisai Inc., announced today that it was recently awarded the Beacon Award from CancerCare, a national support services organization for people affected by cancer, for its support of CancerCare's educational programs for people facing lung and ovarian cancers. The two organizations have been working together to help patients and their families become aware of options available to help treat and...

2011-04-04 20:30:00

EXTON, Pa., April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Morphotek®, Inc., a subsidiary of Eisai Inc., announced today that it has acquired certain assets relating to a proprietary tumor targeting platform from TransMolecular, Inc. (TMI) for an undisclosed upfront payment and future development milestones. TMI, a biotechnology company headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, developed the tumor-targeting peptide (TTP) platform capable of delivering conjugated radionucleotides,...


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