Cellenkos, Inc. Announces FDA Registration of GMP Manufacturing Facility

February 6th 2018

HOUSTON, Feb. 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Cellenkos, Inc., a clinical-stage biotechnology company focused on developing universal donor cell therapeutics derived from cord blood (CB) for the treatment of autoimmune diseases and inflammatory conditions, today announced the successful registration of its stand-alone, manufacturing facility as GMP (good manufacturing practice) compliant with U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

Cellenkos Inc. Appoints Tara Sadeghi as Senior Director of Clinical Operations

December 1st 2017

HOUSTON, Dec. 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Cellenkos Inc., an early stage clinical biotechnology company developing umbilical cord blood derived T-regulatory (Treg) cellular therapies for the treatment of autoimmune diseases and inflammatory disorders, announced today that Tara Sadeghi was appointed as Senior Director of Clinical Operations. Ms. Sadeghi joins Cellenkos, where she will provide senior oversight to clinical operations and ensure quality execution of all projects.  “We are excited to have an experienced management team to which Tara Sadeghi brings over 25 years of clinical research experience, leadership and impeccable attention to detail.  Her warmth of character and level of professionalism make her an outstanding fit with the Cellenkos family,” said Cellenkos Chief Medical Officer, Simrit Parmar, MD.

Cellenkos Inc. Enters Regulatory T-Cell Platform Research Collaboration with MD Anderson

November 15th 2017

Houston, TX, November 15, 2017 -- Cellenkos Inc. has announced a multi-year collaboration with The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center focused on development of cord blood regulatory T cell (CB TREG) therapeutics for treatment of autoimmune disease and inflammatory disorders. As part of this collaboration, Cellenkos Inc. will fund up to 10,000,000 USD over the next 5 years to establish and support the TREG Program at MD Anderson. This program will be led by Dr. Simrit Parmar, Chief, Section of Autoimmune Diseases and Inflammatory Disorders and Dr. Varsha Gandhi, Chair, Department of Experimental Therapeutics.

Golden Meditech and MD Anderson Team Up to Create Cellenkos, Inc.

September 18th 2016

HONG KONG and HOUSTON, Sept. 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Golden Meditech Holdings Limited (SEHK stock code: 00801, TWSE stock code: 910801) ("Golden Meditech" or the "Company"), a Hong Kong-based integrated healthcare enterprise, and The University of Texas at MD Anderson Cancer Center ("MD Anderson") have announced the creation of Cellenkos, Inc. ("Cellenkos"), a start-up enterprise focused on umbilical cord blood derived T-regulatory ("T-reg") cellular therapies.