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Cyclacel Pharmaceuticals to Present at the 17th Annual BIO CEO & Investor Conference

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, N.J., Feb. 3, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Cyclacel Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq:CYCC) (Nasdaq:CYCCP) ("Cyclacel" or the "Company"), a biopharmaceutical company developing oral therapies that target the various phases of cell cycle control for the treatment of cancer and other serious disorders, today announced that the Company will present at the 17th Annual BIO CEO & Investor Conference, being held at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York, New York. Spiro Rombotis, President and Chief Executive Officer, will provide an overview of the Company and its progress in key programs on Tuesday, February 10, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. EST in the Conrad room.

For the live and archived webcast, please visit the Corporate Presentations and Events page on the Cyclacel website at www.cyclacel.com. The webcast will be archived for 90 days.

About Cyclacel Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Cyclacel is a biopharmaceutical company developing oral therapies that target the various phases of cell cycle control for the treatment of cancer and other serious diseases. Sapacitabine, Cyclacel's most advanced product candidate, is the subject of SEAMLESS, a Phase 3 trial, which has completed enrollment and is being conducted under an SPA with the FDA as front-line treatment for acute myeloid leukemia (AML) in the elderly, and other studies for myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS) and chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL). Cyclacel's pipeline includes an oral regimen of seliciclib in combination with sapacitabine in a Phase 1 study of patients with Homologous Recombination (HR) repair-deficient breast, ovarian and pancreatic cancers, including gBRCA positive tumors, and CYC065, a novel CDK 2/9 inhibitor, with potential utility in both hematological malignancies and solid tumors. Cyclacel's strategy is to build a diversified biopharmaceutical business focused in hematology and oncology based on a development pipeline of novel drug candidates. Please visit www.cyclacel.com for additional information.

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CONTACT: Contacts for Cyclacel Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Company: Paul McBarron (908) 517-7330, pmcbarron@cyclacel.com Investor Relations: Russo Partners LLC, Robert Flamm (212) 845-4226, robert.flamm@russopartnersllc.com

Source:Cyclacel Pharmaceuticals, Inc.