NantKwest is an innovative clinical-stage immunotherapy company focused on harnessing the power of the innate immune system by using the natural killer cell to treat cancer, infectious diseases and inflammatory diseases.
NantKwest is uniquely positioned to implement precision cancer medicine, with the potential to change the current paradigm of cancer care. Natural Killer cells are ancient cells in the human body designed to recognize and detect cells under stress or infected. Our “off-the-shelf” activated Natural Killer (NK) platform have the capacity to destroy cancer and virally infected cells from the body. The safety of our NK cells as well as their activity against a broad range of cancers have been tested in multiple phase 1 clinical trials in the United States, Canada and Europe. In addition to our NK cells capability to be administered in the outpatient setting as an “off-the-shelf” living drug, it serves as a universal cell-based therapy without need for individualized patient matching. Moreover, our NK cell based platform has been bioengineered to incorporate chimeric antigen receptors (CARs) and antibody receptors to further optimize targeting and potency in the therapeutic disease.
Natural Killer Cell Platform
Company Adds Immuno-Oncology And Clinical Trial Expert To Leadership Team CULVER CITY, Calif. – May 18, 2017 — NantKwest Inc. (NASDAQ:NK), a pioneering, next generation, clinical-stage immunotherapy company focused on harnessing the unique power of our immune system...read more
NantKwest Appoints Dr. Leonard Sender as Senior Vice President of Medical Affairs for Pediatric, Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology
Company adds esteemed pediatric, adolescent and young adult oncology expert to leadership team CULVER CITY, Calif. – May 16, 2017 — NantKwest Inc. (Nasdaq:NK), a pioneering, next generation, clinical-stage immunotherapy company focused on harnessing the unique power...read more
CULVER CITY, CALIFORNIA- MAY 15, 2017 - NantKwest (Nasdaq:NK), a leading, clinical-stage natural killer cell based therapeutics company, today announced that members of the company's management team will be presenting at the 2017 Bank of America Healthcare Conference...read more