SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - Apr 22, 2015) - Celator Pharmaceuticals Inc.'s (NASDAQ: CPXX) remarkable drug combination strategy has produced a cancer-fighting duo endowed with a coveted fast-track designation. Scott Jackson, the company's CEO, and Lawrence Mayer, president, chief scientific officer and founder, tell The Life Sciences Report about what sets Celator apart, and reveal profit-generating milestones that investors should keep on their scopes.

The Life Sciences Report: Please give us an overview of your company, Celator Pharmaceuticals Inc.

Scott Jackson: Celator Pharmaceuticals is an oncology-focused biopharmaceutical company. Our mission is to improve and extend the lives of patients with cancer by transforming the science of combination therapy.

Most cancer patients are treated with combinations of drugs. Our proprietary technology platform, which we call CombiPlex, has resulted in our most advanced product candidate, CPX-351, a combination of two drugs, cytarabine and daunorubicin. We have recently completed a Phase 3 study of CPX-351 for patients with a form of acute myeloid leukemia, commonly referred to as secondary AML. To be clear, this is first-line therapy. We will have initial data from the Phase 3 study in Q2/15 for what's called induction response rate, which is a secondary endpoint. The primary endpoint is overall survival, and we expect that to be available in...

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