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Dec 06, 2016PERSIST-2 Phase 3 Study Of Pacritinib Versus Best Available Therapy Shows Encouraging Clinical Activity In High-Risk Patients With Advanced Myelofibrosis In Late-Breaking Session At ASH Annual Meeting
Trial demonstrates statistically significant improvement in spleen volume reduction with pacritinib compared to best available therapy including ruxolitinib, irrespective of prior anti-JAK treatment SEATTLE, Dec. 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- CTI BioPharma Corp. (CTI BioPharma) (NASDAQ and MTA: CTIC) today announced data from PERSIST-2, a randomized Phase 3 clinical trial comparing pacritinib with physician-specified best available therapy (BAT), for the treatment of high risk, thrombocytopenic m... 
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Dec 01, 2016CTI BioPharma Presents Nonclinical Pharmacology Study Demonstrating Pacritinib Has Distinct Profile Amongst JAK Inhibitors At EORTC-NCI-AACR Molecular Targets And Cancer Therapeutics Symposium
SEATTLE, Dec. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- CTI BioPharma Corp. (CTI BioPharma) (NASDAQ and MTA: CTIC) today announced the results of a translational pharmacology study comparing biomarker activity profiles for three JAK inhibitors: pacritinib, ruxolitinib and momelotinib, using the BioMAP® Diversity PLUS panel of in vitro human primary cell-based systems. The results demonstrated distinct profiles amongst these JAK inhibitors and suggest that clinical responses are likely to be distinct with each age... 
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Nov 21, 2016CTI BioPharma Announces Phase 3 Data from the PERSIST-2 Trial of Pacritinib to be Presented in Late-Breaking Session at ASH Annual Meeting
SEATTLE, Nov. 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- CTI BioPharma Corp. (CTI) (NASDAQ and MTA: CTIC) today announced that data from the randomized Phase 3 PERSIST-2 clinical trial comparing the investigational agent pacritinib, an oral multikinase inhibitor, with physician-specified best available therapy (BAT), including ruxolitinib, for treatment of patients with myelofibrosis whose baseline platelet counts are less than 100,000 per microliter will be presented in a late-breaking oral presentation at the u... 
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Nov 08, 2016CTI BioPharma Reports Third Quarter 2016 Financial Results
SEATTLE, Nov. 8, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- CTI BioPharma Corp. (NASDAQ and MTA:CTIC) today reported financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2016. "We recently reported top-line data from our second Phase 3 trial of pacritinib and are encouraged by its clinical profile, particularly in patients with severe thrombocytopenia, and look forward to the presentation of the full results at an upcoming scientific meeting," said Richard Love, Interim President and CEO of CTI BioPharma. "... 
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Oct 03, 2016CTI BioPharma Announces Retirement Of President And CEO
SEATTLE, Oct. 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- CTI BioPharma Corp. (CTI BioPharma) (NASDAQ and MTA:CTIC) today announced that James A. Bianco, M.D, CTI BioPharma's President and Chief Executive Officer, has retired from the Company effective on October 2nd. At the request of the Board of Directors, Richard Love, a director of CTI BioPharma since 2007, has been appointed to serve as interim President and Chief Executive Officer. "Since starting the Company 25 years ago, I believe we have made signific... 
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Sep 22, 2016CTI BioPharma Granted 180 Day Extension By NASDAQ To Regain Compliance With Minimum Bid Price Rule
SEATTLE, Sept. 22, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --  CTI BioPharma Corp. (CTI BioPharma) (NASDAQ and MTA:CTIC) today announced that on September 20, 2016, the NASDAQ Listing Qualifications staff granted the Company an additional 180 calendar day period, or until March 20, 2017, to regain compliance with the Minimum Bid Price Rule. To do so, the bid price of the Company's common stock must close at or above $1.00 per share for a minimum of 10 consecutive trading days prior to that date.  About CTI BioPha... 
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Aug 29, 2016CTI BioPharma Announces Top-Line Results From PERSIST-2 Phase 3 Trial Of Pacritinib For High-Risk Patients With Advanced Myelofibrosis
Trial demonstrates statistically significant improvement in spleen volume reduction (SVR) with pacritinib compared to best available therapy (BAT), including ruxolitinib Oral pacritinib is the only JAK2 inhibitor evaluated in a randomized clinical trial in patients with thrombocytopenia (<100,000 platelets) to demonstrate a significant improvement in SVR, including in patients who had inadequate responses on marketed anti-JAK2 or failed prior anti-JAK2 SEATTLE, Aug. 29, 2016 /PRNewswi... 
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Aug 04, 2016CTI BioPharma Reports Second Quarter 2016 Financial Results
SEATTLE, Aug. 4, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- CTI BioPharma Corp. (NASDAQ and MTA:CTIC) today reported financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2016. "The interest from oncologists generated by the Phase 3 PERSIST-1 long-term safety and efficacy results of pacritinib showing durable reduction in spleen volume and symptom burden including in patients that crossed over to pacritinib from best available therapy, presented at ASCO, supports our belief that pacritinib may play an important ... 
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Jun 07, 2016Long-Term Follow Up Data For Pacritinib Presented At 2016 ASCO Annual Meeting
-72 week follow up of patients with myelofibrosis, including patients with baseline thrombocytopenia, show pacritinib treatment led to durable reductions in spleen volume and symptom burden- SEATTLE, June 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- CTI BioPharma Corp. (CTI BioPharma) (NASDAQ and MTA:CTIC) today announced long-term safety and efficacy results from the pivotal Phase 3 PERSIST-1 trial evaluating pacritinib versus best available therapy, excluding treatment with JAK2 inhibitors (BAT), in patients ... 
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May 19, 2016CTI BioPharma Announces Presentations At The American Society Of Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting
- Four abstracts selected to be presented on pacritinib highlighting additional safety and long-term follow up data from Phase 3 PERSIST-1 trial - SEATTLE, May 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- CTI BioPharma Corp. (CTI) (NASDAQ and MTA:CTIC) today announced that data highlighting pacritinib, including additional safety and long-term follow up data from the Phase 3 PERSIST-1 clinical trial, will be presented at the upcoming American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting to be held June 3... 
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May 10, 2016CTI BioPharma Reports First Quarter 2016 Financial Results
SEATTLE, May 10, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- CTI BioPharma Corp. (NASDAQ and MTA:CTIC) today reported financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2016. "We continue to believe in the potential of pacritnib to help patients in need and are working to address the clinical hold on the pacritinib program," said James A. Bianco, M.D., President and Chief Executive Officer of CTI BioPharma. "While we work with the FDA to seek to address their recommendations for getting pacritinib off hold, we ha... 
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Apr 20, 2016Preclinical Data Presented At AACR Indicate Pacritinib's Potential To Eradicate Therapy-Resistant Leukemia Stem Cells Residing In Bone Marrow Microenvironment
Additional pacritinib data also presented at AACR SEATTLE, April 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- CTI BioPharma Corp. (CTI) (NASDAQ and MTA:CTIC) today announced findings from an investigator-sponsored preclinical study indicating that pacritinib, an inhibitor of JAK2, FLT3, IRAK1 and CSF1R, may be effective in reducing survival of myelofibrosis and acute myeloid leukemia (AML) repopulating cells. Further, this study also demonstrated that the combination of pacritinib at low nanomolar concentratio... 
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Apr 13, 2016CTI BioPharma Announces Presentations at the American Association of Cancer Research Annual Meeting
- Five abstracts selected to be presented on pacritinib - SEATTLE, April 13, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- CTI BioPharma Corp. (CTI) (NASDAQ and MTA:CTIC) today announced that data highlighting pacritinib, pixantrone and tosedostat will be presented at the upcoming American Association of Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting to be held April 16-20 in New Orleans, LA. The abstracts are available on the AACR website at www.aacr.org. Poster Presentations Pacritinib Combinatorial strategies ... 
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Feb 16, 2016CTI BioPharma Reports Fourth Quarter And Full Year 2015 Financial Results
SEATTLE, Feb. 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- CTI BioPharma Corp. (NASDAQ and MTA:CTIC) today reported financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2015. "While we were disappointed and surprised by the FDA's decision to place pacritinib's IND on full clinical hold, our priority and sense of purpose has always been to do what is best for patients," said James A. Bianco, M.D., president and chief executive officer of CTI BioPharma."There remains a significant unmet medica... 
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Feb 09, 2016CTI BioPharma Provides Update On Clinical Hold Of Investigational Agent Pacritinib And New Drug Application In U.S.
SEATTLE, Feb. 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- CTI BioPharma Corp. (CTI BioPharma) (NASDAQ and MTA: CTIC) today provided an update regarding the clinical studies being conducted under the Company's Investigational New Drug ("IND") application for pacritinib. Following the issuance of the Company's February 8, 2016, press release describing the partial clinical hold issued by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regarding those clinical studies, the Company received an oral communication from the F... 
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Feb 08, 2016CTI BioPharma Provides Update On Investigational Agent Pacritinib
FDA Places Partial Clinical Hold on Pacritinib IND; Currently Enrolled Patients Benefiting from Pacritinib Can Continue Receiving Pacritinib Phase 3 Clinical Trial (PERSIST-2) Evaluating Pacritinib for Patients with Myelofibrosis and Platelet Counts of ≤100,000/μL has Completed Enrollment SEATTLE, Feb. 8, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- CTI BioPharma Corp. (CTI BioPharma) (NASDAQ and MTA:CTIC) today announced that the Company received written communication from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration... 
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Jan 13, 2016CTI BioPharma Appoints Matthew Perry To Board Of Directors
SEATTLE, Jan. 13, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- CTI BioPharma Corp. (CTI BioPharma) (NASDAQ and MTA: CTIC) today announced that Matthew Perry, President of BVF Partners L.P. (BVF Partners) and CTI BioPharma's largest shareholder, has been appointed to the Board of Directors of CTI BioPharma. "We are pleased to welcome Matthew Perry from BVF Partners, our largest shareholder, onto our Board at this exciting stage of our company's evolution," commented James A. Bianco, M.D., CTI BioPharma's President a... 
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Jan 11, 2016CTI BioPharma Announces Positive Progress Of Lead Clinical Programs And General Outlook For Transformational 2016
SEATTLE, Jan. 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- CTI BioPharma Corp. (CTI BioPharma) (NASDAQ and MTA: CTIC) today announced positive progress of its lead clinical program in addition to several key business priorities for 2016. "After a productive 2015, we have entered 2016 well capitalized and focused on preparing for the potential accelerated approval and launch of a new treatment option for people with intermediate and high-risk myelofibrosis with low platelet counts," said James A. Bianco, M.D., CT... 
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Jan 05, 2016CTI BioPharma And Baxalta Complete Submission Of New Drug Application For Pacritinib For Unmet Medical Need In Myelofibrosis
SEATTLE and BANNOCKBURN, Ill., Jan. 5, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- CTI BioPharma Corp. (CTI BioPharma) (NASDAQ and MTA: CTIC) and Baxalta Incorporated (Baxalta) (NYSE: BXLT) today announced the completion of the rolling submission of the New Drug Application (NDA) to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for pacritinib, an investigational oral kinase inhibitor with specificity for JAK2, FLT3, IRAK1 and CSF1R. CTI BioPharma and Baxalta are requesting U.S. marketing approval of pacritinib for the t... 
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