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Frederick R. Appelbaum, M.D. and Ross C. Donehower, M.D. Join Scientific Advisory Board of Celator(R) Pharmaceuticals
Date:11/28/2007

Renowned oncologists bring decades of cancer research and clinical

development experience to Celator.

PRINCETON, N.J., Nov. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Celator Pharmaceuticals, a biotechnology company working to develop combination chemotherapies to treat different types of cancer, today announced two recent appointments to its Scientific Advisory Board: Frederick R. Appelbaum, M.D., head of the University of Washington School of Medicine's Division of Medical Oncology and President of the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA); and Ross C. Donehower, M.D., Professor of Oncology and Medicine at The Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

Dr. Appelbaum is the author of more than 800 articles and is active on the editorial boards of many scientific journals. He is a current or former member of a number of national scientific committees including the Board of Scientific Advisors of the National Cancer Institute. Dr. Appelbaum is a graduate of Dartmouth College and of Tufts University School of Medicine. Prior to joining the faculty of the University of Washington in 1978, Dr. Appelbaum was a clinical associate and investigator with the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, MD.

Dr. Donehower is also Director of the Division of Medical Oncology at The Johns Hopkins Oncology Center. His clinical research has focused on the treatment of gastrointestinal and lung cancers as well as new drug development. He has authored over 150 scientific publications and sits on the editorial board of numerous prestigious scientific journals. Before joining Johns Hopkins, Dr. Donehower was a surgeon with the U.S. Public Health Service and a clinical associate with the National Cancer Institute. Dr. Donehower received his medical training at the University of Minnesota.

"We are delighted to welcome Dr. Appelbaum and Dr. Donehower to Celator's Scientific Advisory Board," said Andrew Janoff, Ph.D., CEO of Celator Pharmaceuticals. "Both of these talented individuals bring a depth of experience in cancer research and treatment that will be an enormous strategic asset for us as we work to develop new and more effective combination chemotherapies in the years ahead based on Celator's Ratiometric Dosing(TM) process."

About Celator

Celator Pharmaceuticals, Inc., is a privately held biopharmaceutical company working to develop new and more effective therapies to treat cancer. CombiPlex(TM), the company's technology platform, represents a revolutionary new approach to the development of combination therapies based on the principle of ratiometric dosing, where drug agents are combined and maintained in the optimal ratio to target cancer cells with maximum effectiveness. The company pipeline includes: CPX-1, currently in a Phase 2 trial as a treatment option for colorectal cancer; CPX-351, currently in a Phase 1 trial as a treatment for leukemia (for information visit http://www.clinicaltrials.gov and search "Celator"); CPX-571, now positioned to advance to a Phase 1 trial and targeting small cell lung cancer; and multiple early stage pre-clinical development 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.


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