Rafael Pharmaceuticals to Present at BIO Investor Forum 2018

Newark, New Jersey, UNITED STATES

Newark, NJ, Oct. 09, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Rafael Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a leader in the growing field of cancer metabolism-based therapeutics, today announced that Sanjeev Luther, its President and Chief Executive Officer, will present at the BIO Investor Forum 2018.

Mr. Luther will discuss Rafael’s current developmental activities and future plans including an overview of its Altered Metabolism Directed (AMD) drug platform and the promising phase I/II trial results of the company’s lead metabolic cancer drug, CPI-613.  In addition, he will provide an update on the ongoing pivotal trials of CPI-613 in pancreatic cancer and acute myeloid leukemia (AML). 

Interviews with Mr. Luther are available upon request.

WHERE: Westin St. Francis, San Francisco, CA; Presentation Room: Elizabethan D

WHEN: Thursday, October 18th, 2018; 10:45 AM 

CONTACT: Jacob Jonas, 973-438-3176 or jacob.jonas@rafaelpharma.com

About Rafael Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Rafael Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a privately held clinical-stage, metabolic oncology therapeutics company committed to the development and commercialization of therapies that exploit the metabolic differences between normal cells and cancer cells. Rafael’s primary objective is to develop innovative, highly selective, well tolerated and highly effective anti-cancer agents by selectively targeting altered metabolism in cancer cells. Rafael’s first-in-class clinical lead compound, CPI-613 is being evaluated in multiple Phase I, I/II, and II clinical studies. CPI-613 has been granted orphan drug designation for the treatment of pancreatic cancer, acute myeloid leukemia (AML), peripheral T-cell lymphoma (PTCL), Burkitt lymphoma and myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS). The Company's investors include Rafael Holdings, Inc. (NYSE AMERICAN: RFL). For more information, visit http://www.rafaelpharma.com/.

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Sanjeev Luther
President & CEO, Rafael Pharmaceuticals, Inc. 

Jacob Jonas
Public Relations, Rafael Pharmaceuticals, Inc.