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2009-03-02 08:00:00

EXTON, Pa., March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Morphotek(R), Inc., a subsidiary of Eisai Corporation of North America, today announced that it has commenced a multi-centered Phase II study of its MORAb-009 monoclonal antibody in mesothelioma. The study will evaluate MORAb-009, plus the chemotherapy drugs pemetrexed and cisplatinum, as a first-line treatment for patients with mesothelioma. The primary objective of the study is to assess the efficacy of MORAb-009 as combination therapy with the...

2008-09-25 09:00:54

Morphotek(R), Inc., a subsidiary of Eisai Corporation of North America, and Pivotal BioSciences, Inc., a privately held Los Angeles-based biotechnology company developing oncology products, today announced they have entered into an agreement in which Morphotek will access Pivotal BioSciences' LEC platform technology, developed by Dr. Alan Epstein, M.D., Ph.D, for the development of therapeutic monoclonal antibodies. The technology enhances the human immune system's ability to produce an...

2008-08-26 09:00:28

Morphotek(R), Inc., a subsidiary of Eisai Corporation of North America, today announced that it has opened clinical sites in the European Union (EU) as part of the company's MORAb-009 Phase II study. The study is evaluating MORAb-009, a monoclonal antibody to mesothelin, as a first-line treatment for patients with pancreatic cancer. The randomized, controlled, double-blinded trial will compare MORAb-009 plus gemcitabine with a placebo plus gemcitabine. Morphotek has currently qualified...

2008-08-13 09:00:13

Morphotek(R), Inc., a subsidiary of Eisai Corporation of North America, announced today that it has signed a license agreement with the National Cancer Institute (NCI) for the rights to a monoclonal antibody for a novel antigen identified by NCI researchers. Morphotek will apply its proprietary MORPHODOMA(R) antibody technology to the development of novel human therapeutic antibodies for use in the treatment of prostate cancer. "This agreement represents another important milestone in our...

2008-07-24 09:01:13

Morphotek(R), Inc., a subsidiary of Eisai Corporation of North America, today announced that Rodney Dausch, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (CFO), received the Philadelphia Business Journal/Drexel University's LeBow College of Business Small Company CFO of the Year Award. According to the Journal, the award recognizes outstanding CFOs who strategically lead their company's growth, profits and marketing position in addition to maintain its reputation, ethics and accountability to...


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