Company Overview

Elicio is engineering
potent immuno-therapies for an array of aggressive cancers


Elicio, based in Cambridge MA, is committed to transforming the lives of patients and their families by re-engineering the body’s immune response to defeat cancer. By combining expertise in materials science and immunology, Elicio is engineering potent vaccines and immuno-therapies for an array of aggressive cancers. Elicio was founded to expand and apply the ground-breaking Amphiphile technology invented and developed by Darrell Irvine Ph.D., Professor of Biological Engineering and Materials Sciences and Howard Hughes Investigator, in the Koch Institute of Cancer Research at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Elicio’s lead Amphiphile vaccines targeting pancreatic, colorectal and head and neck cancers will begin initial patient studies in 2020.