Jacksonville, FL, October 17, 2018 —TapImmune Inc. (NASDAQ: TPIV), today announced the closing of the previously announced merger with privately-held Marker Therapeutics, Inc. In connection with the merger, TapImmune Inc. changed its name to Marker Therapeutics, Inc., and reincorporated from Nevada into Delaware. The combined company will focus on the continued development and commercialization of T cell therapies. Beginning Thursday, October 18, 2018, the Company’s stock will begin trading under the new ticker symbol “MRKR” on the Nasdaq Capital Market and will have a new CUSIP number, 57055L 107.
“The closing of this merger marks a significant milestone, since the combined company is well-positioned to become a leader in cancer immunotherapy, with potentially transformative therapies,” said Peter Hoang, CEO of Marker Therapeutics, Inc. “The combined company will have exponentially superior capabilities and resources than either company had alone. With the transaction completed, we can now push our clinical trials forward more efficiently with the full resources available to the combined company. We are confident that our therapies can fundamentally improve therapeutic outcomes for patients with life-threatening diseases, and drive life-changing results for patients suffering from a variety of terrible cancers.”