News/Events

Kinex Pharmaceuticals Appoints Chief Operating Officer Wednesday, December 17th, 2014

Kinex Pharmaceuticals announced today that Mr. Flint Besecker has been appointed Chief Operating Officer of the company. Mr. Besecker will have additional responsibility over Kinex’s emerging global operating platforms in addition to all corporate business matters reporting to Kinex’s Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Johnson Lau. Read more>

Hanmi Pharmaceuticals and Collaborative Partner Kinex Pharmaceuticals Announce Preliminary Results from a Phase I Clinical Study (HM-OTE-103) with Oratecan® in Patients with Advanced Cancer Wednesday, October 15th, 2014

Hanmi Pharmaceuticals and Collaborative Partner Kinex Pharmaceuticals announce today preliminary results from a Phase I Clinical Study of Oratecan – an oral form of the approved intravenously administered cancer drug irinotecan, with HM30181, a potent and selective, P-glycoprotein inhibitor of the gastro-intestinal tract. Read more>

Kinex Completes Acquisition of QuaDPharma Tuesday, September 9th, 2014

• Adds GLP and cGMP Capabilities to Kinex Platform
• Generates Opportunity to Execute Against Global Manufacturing Opportunities

Kinex Pharmaceuticals Inc. today announced that it has completed the acquisition of QuaDPharma, LLC., a Western New York based privately-held company specializing in pharmaceutical manufacturing, analytical and support services to the pharmaceutical and biotech industries. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Read more>

Kinex Pharmaceuticals Announces Allowance of the Investigational New Drug (IND) application for KX2-391 Ointment by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Thursday, July 24th, 2014

Kinex Pharmaceuticals announced the receipt of an allowance by the US FDA for the Company’s KX2-391 Ointment for the commencement of a Phase I clinical study in actinic keratosis. This is the Company’s third IND to be allowed by the US FDA in the past 12 months.

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Kinex Pharmaceuticals Appoints Mr. Michael Murphy to the Board of Directors Tuesday, July 1st, 2014

Kinex Pharmaceuticals announced today that Dr. Jean-Pierre Sommadossi has elected to step down from the Board of Directors of Kinex but will continue to support the company as a Senior Advisor to the CEO. After an extensive search, the Board has appointed Michael P. Murphy to the Board of Directors to fill the Board seat vacated by Dr. Sommadossi.

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