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30 Aug 16
Arbutus terminates license agreement for VLP platform for the treatment of hepatitis B infections
Kuros Biosciences announced today that it was informed by Arbutus Biopharma Inc. about the decision to terminate an exclusive license agreement with former Cytos Biotechnology Ltd., a predecessor company of Kuros. As a result, all licensed rights will revert back to Kuros. Under the agreement signed in early 2015, Oncore Biopharma, Inc., a predecessor of Arbutus, was granted access to Cytos’ clinically validated virus like particle (VLP) platform for the use in the treatment and prevention of hepatitis B viral infections as well as an option to use the VLP technology for additional viral diseases. No investments into the program have been made by Cytos or its successor Kuros since 2014. READ MORE
10 Aug 16
Kuros appoints Philippe Saudan as Chief Development Officer
Kuros Biosciences announced today that Dr. Philippe Saudan has been appointed Chief Development Officer and member of the Executive Board with immediate effect. READ MORE
28 Jun 16
valuationLAB Initiates Research Coverage on Kuros
Kuros Biosciences Ltd (“Kuros”) today announced that independent life science research boutique valuationLAB has issued its first report on Kuros. The research analyst estimates a current risk-adjusted net present value (NPV) for the Company’s late-stage development pipeline of CHF 55 per share. The valuation is based on the three most advanced programs in surgical sealants and orthobiologics. valuationLAB sees significant upside should Kuros successfully execute on its strategy to advance its other pipeline opportunities. READ MORE
23 Jun 16
First Trading Day of New Kuros Share after Reverse Split
Kuros Biosciences Ltd (“Kuros”) today announced the first trading day of the new shares after a reverse split at the ratio of 100 to 1 approved by the recent Annual Shareholders’ Meeting. READ MORE
16 Jun 16
Kuros Bioscience’s Shareholders Approve All Resolutions
Kuros Biosciences Ltd (“Kuros”) today announced that its shareholders approved all resolutions at the Annual Shareholders’ Meeting 2016. In particular, they vot- ed with a large majority for the proposed reverse stock split at the ratio of 100 to 1 and therefore the necessary changes of the articles of association. The reverse stock split is expected to simplify the trading and increase the shares’ attractiveness for investors. The first trading day of the new shares is expected to be June 23, 2016. The shareholders' meeting further resolved on an authorized capital increase which the Board intends to partially use for a quick and flexible raising of capital (including private placements), Shareholders also elected Leanna Caron as new member of the Board of Directors. READ MORE
26 May 16
Kuros Invites to the Annual Shareholders’ Meeting 2016
Kuros Biosciences Ltd (“Kuros”) today announced that the Annual Shareholders’ Meeting 2016 will take place on Thursday, June 16, 2016 at 1 p.m. at the Company’s offices in Schlieren/Zurich (Switzerland). The Board of Directors proposes to carry out a reverse stock split at the ratio of 100 to 1 and to amend the Articles of Association accordingly. READ MORE
26 Apr 16
Kuros Biosciences Reports Financial Results for 2015
Three extraordinary one-time factors lead to positive result for 2015. Debt-free balance sheet after mandatory conversion of bonds and settlement with convertible loan note holders. Two partnering agreements signed for CYT003 and the VLP technology with Checkmate for the treatment of cancer and with Arbutus for the treatment of hepatitis B infections. Business combination with Kuros Biosurgery closed in January 2016 creating future leader in tissue repair and regeneration. READ MORE
20 Apr 16
Kuros receives milestone payment from Checkmate
Kuros Biosciences Ltd. (“Kuros” or the “Company”), has been informed by Checkmate Pharmaceuticals Inc., Cambridge, MA, USA (“Checkmate”) that the first melanoma patient has been dosed in a Phase 1b clinical trial with CMP-001, formerly known as CYT003. The trial is designed as a multi-center, open-label study of CMP-001 in combination with pembrolizumab for patients with advanced melanoma who have either progressed on anti-PD1 therapy or have failed to respond to at least 12 weeks of therapy. READ MORE
08 Mar 16
Kuros Biosciences Ltd. appoints Chief Medical Officer
Kuros Biosciences Ltd. (“Kuros” or the “Company”), announced today that Dr. Virginia Jamieson has been appointed Chief Medical Officer and member of the Executive Board with immediate effect. READ MORE
20 Jan 16
Kuros Biosurgery Holding Ltd. closes merger with Cytos Biotechnology Ltd. which is renamed Kuros Biosciences Ltd.
Kuros Biosciences Ltd. (SIX:KURN formerly CYTN) (“Kuros”) today announced the closing of the acquisition of Kuros Biosurgery Holding Ltd. and the change of name of the combined company to Kuros Biosciences Ltd. Starting 20 January 2016 all 508'432'244 Kuros Biosciences Ltd. shares are listed and freely tradable under the ticker symbol KURN on the SIX Swiss Exchange under the International Reporting Standard and include all former 108’015’276 Cytos Biotechnology AG shares, which remain listed and freely tradable under the unchanged ISIN number (CH0011025217). READ MORE
08 Jan 16
Cytos Biotechnology Ltd. will be renamed Kuros Biosciences Ltd., constitutes its Board of Directors and appoints Executive Officers
Cytos Biotechnology Ltd (“Cytos” or the “Company” - to be renamed Kuros Biosciences Ltd.), announced today that the Board of Directors has constituted itself with Dr. Christian Itin stepping down as CEO but remaining as Chairman of the Board and Mr. Dominik Ellenrieder being appointed as the Vice Chairman of the Board. Further, the newly constituted Board elected Didier Cowling as Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Alistair Irvine as Chief Business Officer, Dr. Jason Schense as Chief Technology Officer and confirmed Harry Welten as the Chief Financial Officer. All appointments are effective upon closing of the acquisition of Kuros Biosurgery Holding AG which is expected to take place within the next few weeks. READ MORE
06 Jan 16
Extraordinary Shareholders’ Meeting of Cytos Biotechnology Ltd. approves all resolutions
Cytos Biotechnology Ltd (“Cytos” or the “Company”), announced today that its shareholders have approved all resolutions at today’s Extraordinary Shareholders’ Meeting with overwhelming majority. These resolutions, among other things, consist of an ordinary capital increase of around 392 million shares which will be used to acquire Kuros Biosurgery Ltd. After the capital increase, a total of around 500 million Cytos shares with a nominal value of CHF 0.01 each will be issued and outstanding. READ MORE

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30 Aug 16
Arbutus terminates license agreement for VLP platform for the treatment of hepatitis B infections
Kuros Biosciences announced today that it was informed by Arbutus Biopharma Inc. about the decision to terminate an exclusive license agreement with former Cytos Biotechnology Ltd., a predecessor company of Kuros. As a result, all licensed rights will revert back to Kuros. Under the agreement signed in early 2015, Oncore Biopharma, Inc., a predecessor of Arbutus, was granted access to Cytos’ clinically validated virus like particle (VLP) platform for the use in the treatment and prevention of hepatitis B viral infections as well as an option to use the VLP technology for additional viral diseases. No investments into the program have been made by Cytos or its successor Kuros since 2014. READ MORE
10 Aug 16
Kuros appoints Philippe Saudan as Chief Development Officer
Kuros Biosciences announced today that Dr. Philippe Saudan has been appointed Chief Development Officer and member of the Executive Board with immediate effect. READ MORE
28 Jun 16
valuationLAB Initiates Research Coverage on Kuros
Kuros Biosciences Ltd (“Kuros”) today announced that independent life science research boutique valuationLAB has issued its first report on Kuros. The research analyst estimates a current risk-adjusted net present value (NPV) for the Company’s late-stage development pipeline of CHF 55 per share. The valuation is based on the three most advanced programs in surgical sealants and orthobiologics. valuationLAB sees significant upside should Kuros successfully execute on its strategy to advance its other pipeline opportunities. READ MORE
23 Jun 16
First Trading Day of New Kuros Share after Reverse Split
Kuros Biosciences Ltd (“Kuros”) today announced the first trading day of the new shares after a reverse split at the ratio of 100 to 1 approved by the recent Annual Shareholders’ Meeting. READ MORE
16 Jun 16
Kuros Bioscience’s Shareholders Approve All Resolutions
Kuros Biosciences Ltd (“Kuros”) today announced that its shareholders approved all resolutions at the Annual Shareholders’ Meeting 2016. In particular, they vot- ed with a large majority for the proposed reverse stock split at the ratio of 100 to 1 and therefore the necessary changes of the articles of association. The reverse stock split is expected to simplify the trading and increase the shares’ attractiveness for investors. The first trading day of the new shares is expected to be June 23, 2016. The shareholders' meeting further resolved on an authorized capital increase which the Board intends to partially use for a quick and flexible raising of capital (including private placements), Shareholders also elected Leanna Caron as new member of the Board of Directors. READ MORE
26 May 16
Kuros Invites to the Annual Shareholders’ Meeting 2016
Kuros Biosciences Ltd (“Kuros”) today announced that the Annual Shareholders’ Meeting 2016 will take place on Thursday, June 16, 2016 at 1 p.m. at the Company’s offices in Schlieren/Zurich (Switzerland). The Board of Directors proposes to carry out a reverse stock split at the ratio of 100 to 1 and to amend the Articles of Association accordingly. READ MORE
26 Apr 16
Kuros Biosciences Reports Financial Results for 2015
Three extraordinary one-time factors lead to positive result for 2015. Debt-free balance sheet after mandatory conversion of bonds and settlement with convertible loan note holders. Two partnering agreements signed for CYT003 and the VLP technology with Checkmate for the treatment of cancer and with Arbutus for the treatment of hepatitis B infections. Business combination with Kuros Biosurgery closed in January 2016 creating future leader in tissue repair and regeneration. READ MORE
20 Apr 16
Kuros receives milestone payment from Checkmate
Kuros Biosciences Ltd. (“Kuros” or the “Company”), has been informed by Checkmate Pharmaceuticals Inc., Cambridge, MA, USA (“Checkmate”) that the first melanoma patient has been dosed in a Phase 1b clinical trial with CMP-001, formerly known as CYT003. The trial is designed as a multi-center, open-label study of CMP-001 in combination with pembrolizumab for patients with advanced melanoma who have either progressed on anti-PD1 therapy or have failed to respond to at least 12 weeks of therapy. READ MORE
08 Mar 16
Kuros Biosciences Ltd. appoints Chief Medical Officer
Kuros Biosciences Ltd. (“Kuros” or the “Company”), announced today that Dr. Virginia Jamieson has been appointed Chief Medical Officer and member of the Executive Board with immediate effect. READ MORE
20 Jan 16
Kuros Biosurgery Holding Ltd. closes merger with Cytos Biotechnology Ltd. which is renamed Kuros Biosciences Ltd.
Kuros Biosciences Ltd. (SIX:KURN formerly CYTN) (“Kuros”) today announced the closing of the acquisition of Kuros Biosurgery Holding Ltd. and the change of name of the combined company to Kuros Biosciences Ltd. Starting 20 January 2016 all 508'432'244 Kuros Biosciences Ltd. shares are listed and freely tradable under the ticker symbol KURN on the SIX Swiss Exchange under the International Reporting Standard and include all former 108’015’276 Cytos Biotechnology AG shares, which remain listed and freely tradable under the unchanged ISIN number (CH0011025217). READ MORE
08 Jan 16
Cytos Biotechnology Ltd. will be renamed Kuros Biosciences Ltd., constitutes its Board of Directors and appoints Executive Officers
Cytos Biotechnology Ltd (“Cytos” or the “Company” - to be renamed Kuros Biosciences Ltd.), announced today that the Board of Directors has constituted itself with Dr. Christian Itin stepping down as CEO but remaining as Chairman of the Board and Mr. Dominik Ellenrieder being appointed as the Vice Chairman of the Board. Further, the newly constituted Board elected Didier Cowling as Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Alistair Irvine as Chief Business Officer, Dr. Jason Schense as Chief Technology Officer and confirmed Harry Welten as the Chief Financial Officer. All appointments are effective upon closing of the acquisition of Kuros Biosurgery Holding AG which is expected to take place within the next few weeks. READ MORE
06 Jan 16
Extraordinary Shareholders’ Meeting of Cytos Biotechnology Ltd. approves all resolutions
Cytos Biotechnology Ltd (“Cytos” or the “Company”), announced today that its shareholders have approved all resolutions at today’s Extraordinary Shareholders’ Meeting with overwhelming majority. These resolutions, among other things, consist of an ordinary capital increase of around 392 million shares which will be used to acquire Kuros Biosurgery Ltd. After the capital increase, a total of around 500 million Cytos shares with a nominal value of CHF 0.01 each will be issued and outstanding. READ MORE