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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).

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.

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.

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.

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).

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.

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.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.