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2010-11-29 07:00:00

PRINCETON, N.J., Nov. 29, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Celator Pharmaceuticals today announced that three abstracts on its lead program, CPX-351 (Cytarabine:Daunorubicin) Liposome Injection, will be presented at the 52nd American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting in Orlando, Florida, including a podium presentation on results from a randomized, Phase 2 trial in elderly patients with newly diagnosed acute myeloid leukemia (AML) that compared treatment with CPX-351 to conventional cytarabine...

2010-11-15 13:00:00

COLUMBIA, Md., Nov. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Celsion Corporation (Nasdaq: CLSN), a biotechnology drug development company, today announced financial results for the third quarter and nine months ended September 30, 2010 and addressed the progress of its clinical trials of ThermoDox®, Celsion's proprietary heat-activated liposomal encapsulation of doxorubicin for the treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), commonly referred to as primary liver cancer....

2010-10-26 07:00:00

PRINCETON, N.J., Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Celator Pharmaceuticals today announced that it has completed enrollment in a phase 2 multicenter, randomized, open-label clinical trial of CPX-351 (Cytarabine:Daunorubicin) Liposome Injection versus intensive salvage therapy in adult patients with acute myeloid leukemia (AML) in first relapse. The study, which is supported through a partnership with The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society® (LLS), achieved its target enrollment of 120...

2010-10-01 06:30:00

COLUMBIA, Md., Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Celsion Corporation (Nasdaq: CLSN) announced today that interim data from its Phase I/II DIGNITY trial of ThermoDox® in Recurrent Chest Wall (RCW) Breast Cancer were presented at the poster session at the 2010 Breast Cancer Symposium. The abstract provided updated clinical results from the 40 mg/m2 dose cohort. Additionally the company announced that the 50 mg/m2 dose cohort has now completed enrollment. This DIGNITY study...

2010-09-21 06:30:00

COLUMBIA, Md., Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Celsion Corporation (Nasdaq: CLSN) announced today that an abstract on its Phase I/II DIGNITY trial of ThermoDox® in Recurrent Chest Wall (RCW) Breast Cancer has been accepted for a poster session at the 2010 Breast Cancer Symposium. The abstract will provide updated clinical results, as well as the rationale and design of the DIGNITY study, which is evaluating ThermoDox in combination with microwave hyperthermia in women with RCW...

2010-09-02 13:15:00

COLUMBIA, Md., Sept. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ --Celsion Corporation (Nasdaq: CLSN), a biotechnology drug development company, announced today that it has been awarded a competitive Phase I Small Business Innovation and Research (SBIR) grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), to support the proposal, "New Thermal Sensitive Carboplatin Liposomes for Cancer". This funding will support the Company's efforts to develop its proprietary heat-activated liposomal technology in...

2010-09-01 07:00:00

PRINCETON, N.J., Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Celator Pharmaceuticals, a privately held pharmaceutical company developing new and more effective therapies to treat cancer based on the company's proprietary technology, today announced that it raised $20 million in a Series D private equity financing. Proceeds will support completion of ongoing clinical trials and activities related to advancing the company's lead investigational product, CPX-351 (Cytarabine:Daunorubicin) Liposome Injection as a...

2010-08-03 06:30:00

COLUMBIA, Md., Aug. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Celsion Corporation (Nasdaq: CLSN), a biotechnology drug development company, today announced financial results for the second quarter and six months ended June 30, 2010 and addressed the progression of the clinical trials of ThermoDox®, Celsion's heat activated liposomal encapsulation of doxorubicin. ThermoDox® is currently being evaluated in the Phase III HEAT trial for the treatment of hepatocellular...

2010-06-21 12:38:00

PRINCETON, N.J., June 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Celator Pharmaceuticals today announced that it has expanded its research agreement with Cephalon, Inc. (Nasdaq: CEPH). The research agreement provides for the utilization of Celator's proprietary technology in an ongoing drug development and life-cycle management program at Cephalon. "We are pleased that work with this research program has led to its expansion and excited that a global biopharmaceutical company of Cephalon's stature is...

2010-06-14 07:00:00

PRINCETON, N.J., June 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Celator Pharmaceuticals today announced that new data from a preclinical leukemia study in mice demonstrate that its lead product, CPX-351 (Cytarabine:Daunorubicin) Liposome Injection, alone or in combination with clofarabine or azacytidine can improve treatment outcomes compared to the combination of either agent with the conventional (unencapsulated) cytarabine:daunorubicin regimen. The results were presented at the 15th Congress of the European...