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  • Last employees being laid off. Office has moved to (See Yahoo Profile) to Sorrento Valley Road in San Diego.
    Most likely, just a mail drop.

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    TheStreet-Telik is Dead!

    by mradequate Jul 2, 2014 1:06 PM

    they solicited over 100 companies and not one was interested in partnering with them, just one company that wants to get on nasdaq came up with this reverse merger deal. I suspect they have all taken a kick back and are now ready to pack it in. 500 million wasted on drugs no body else is interested in.

  • AdamFeuerstein
    Telik, Biotech Pariah, Finally Died

    By: Adam Feuerstein Follow | 05/12/14 - 06:24 PM EDT

    Telik never recovered from hiding the premature deaths of ovarian cancer patients treated with its experimental drug Telcyta. Following the serious ethical lapse in 2007, Telik became a biotech pariah, ignored by scientists and investors. Telik's top executives, the husband-and-wife team Michael Wick and Gail Brown, spent the next seven years cashing paychecks paid for by long-gone shareholders.

    With the money finally gone, Telik is also disappearing. On Monday, the company announced a reverse merger with privately held Mabvax Therapeutics. When the deal closes, MabVax stockholders will own 85% of the combined companies, which will also be run by MabVax management and retain the MabVax name. Telik shareholders will own 15% and Wick keeps a seat on the board.

    MabVax is developing cancer vaccines, with two products targeting sarcoma and ovarian cancer enrolling patients in proof-of-concept phase II studies.

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