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.
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.
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.