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ONK Therapeutics Closes New Financing and Appoints Chris Nowers as CEO

Off-the-shelf natural killer cell therapy company, targeting solid and hematological cancers Raises US$8M from US-based investor Acorn Bioventures and current shareholders, bringing total raised in last six months to US$14.6M Funding will enable expansion of R&D and manufacturing capabilities, and progression of its two lead programs towards the clinic: ONKT101 a dual-targeted NK cell therapy […]

Avectas and ONK Therapeutics to Develop Off-the-Shelf Cancer Therapy

Avectas announced that it has exclusively licenced from ONK Therapeutics (ONK) a Chimeric Antigen Receptor-directed Natural Killer (CAR NK) cell therapy incorporating ONK’s proprietary Death Receptor (DR5) TRAIL variant for the treatment of B-cell malignancies.  Under the collaboration, ONK will be responsible for rapidly progressing the potential therapy to a Phase I clinical trial.  The […]

ONK Therapeutics announced as one of the 27 ground breaking projects to receive funding Under Disruptive Technologies Innovation Fund

Today, The Department for Business, Enterprise and Innovation through the Disruptive Technologies Innovation Fund announced that Galway based ONK Therapeutics Ltd, together with it’s consortium partners Janssen Sciences Ireland UC based in Cork and the Centre for Cell Manufacturing Ireland based at NUI Galway, are one of it’s 27 chosen projects to receive funding in […]