PRINCETON, N.J., Jan. 8 Celator Pharmaceuticals today announced that Scott Jackson, chief executive officer, is scheduled to present at the Biotech Showcase 2009 in San Francisco. Mr. Jackson will provide a corporate overview and an update on the company's clinical development programs. The presentation will be held on Wednesday, January 14, 2009 at 10:30AM PST in Room A of the Marines' Memorial Club & Hotel.
Celator(R) Pharmaceuticals, Inc., with locations in Princeton, NJ, and Vancouver, BC, is a privately held pharmaceutical company developing new and more effective therapies to treat cancer. CombiPlex(R), the company's drug ratio technology platform, represents a novel approach that identifies molar ratios of drugs that will deliver a synergistic benefit, locks the desired ratio in a drug delivery vehicle that 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 Phase 2 in patients with colorectal cancer; CPX-351 (a liposomal formulation of cytarabine:daunorubicin), currently in Phase 2 in patients with acute myeloid 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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