Morphogenesis, Inc Raises $16 Million to Advance into Human Clinical Trials
Patricia Lawman, Chief Executive Officer – Morphogenesis, Inc.
Morphogenesis, Inc., a Tampa, FL-based immunotherapy company closed a $16 million Series A investment round led by Dr. Kiran Patel and KP Biotech Group, a company managed by Dr. Kiran Patel. With the completion of the Series A Round, Dr. Kiran Patel was elected Chairman of the Board of Morphogenesis.
Morphogenesis Announces Issuance of US Patent for Cancer Vaccines under Expedited Cancer Moonshot Immunotherapy Program
TAMPA, FL – Morphogenesis, Inc., a biotechnology company focused on the development of cell and gene therapies for the treatment of cancer, today announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office has issued US Patent 9,555,988 covering methods for treating cancer using gene therapy.
Morphogenesis Inc., host to the White House Cancer Moonshot Summit in Tampa Bay, hopes to give voice to thousands through its online event The Vice President of the United States has called together the entire cancer community—researchers, doctors scientists, philanthropists, advocates, patients and survivors for the Cancer Moonshot Summit on June 29, 2016. The goal of the Cancer Moonshot Summit is to double the rate of progress in cancer prevention, diagnosis, treatment and care over the next five years and to ultimately end cancer as we know it. Morphogenesis, Inc. will host one of hundreds of summits around the country in conjunction with the Cancer Moonshot Summit held in Washington, DC. Read More
April 20, 2016
TWO TAMPA INSTITUTIONS JOIN FORCES TO COMBAT ONE OF FLORIDA’S BIGGEST HEALTH CHALLENGES Moffitt Cancer Center and Morphogenesis team up to test new melanoma therapy Morphogenesis, Inc., a research and development company, announced today it is partnering with Moffitt Cancer Center to test an innovative new way to treat one of Florida’s biggest health challenges – melanoma. Florida ranks second, behind California, in the number of new cases of melanoma each year. It was estimated by the American Cancer Society that in 2015, 5,480 new cases of melanoma would be diagnosed in the State. Read More
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