|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE|
CELATOR® PHARMACEUTICALS TO PRESENT AT 2008 BIO INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION
Princeton, NJ (June 16, 2008) - Celator Pharmaceuticals today announced that John Bennett, head of business development, is scheduled to present at the BIO Business Forum during the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) International Convention in San Diego. Mr. Bennett will provide a corporate overview and an update on Celator's clinical development programs. The presentation will be held on Wednesday, June 18, 2008 at 3:30 PDT in Room 3 of the San Diego Convention Center.
Celator Pharmaceuticals, Inc., is a privately held pharmaceutical company working to develop new and more effective therapies to treat cancer. CombiPlex™, the company's drug ratio technology platform, represents a revolutionary new approach that identifies a ratio of drugs that will deliver a synergistic benefit, locks the desired ratio in a drug delivery vehicle, and maintains the ratio in patients with the goal of improving clinical outcomes. The company pipeline includes: CPX-1 (a liposomal formulation of irinotecan:floxuridine), currently in a Phase 2 trial in patients with colorectal cancer; CPX-351 (a liposomal formulation of cytarabine:daunorubicin), currently in a Phase 1 trial in patients with leukemia; CPX 571 (a liposomal formulation of irinotecan:cisplatin), a preclinical stage compound; and multiple research programs. Based on the applications of CombiPlex, Celator is positioned to advance a broad pipeline of combination therapies involving both previously approved and novel drug agents. For more information, please visit the company's website at www.celatorpharma.com.
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