Cyclacel Pharmaceuticals to Present at the 12th Annual Needham Healthcare Conference

Cyclacel Pharmaceuticals to Present at the 12th Annual Needham Healthcare
Conference

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, N.J., April 23, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Cyclacel
Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq:CYCC) (Nasdaq:CYCCP) ("Cyclacel" or the
"Company") today announced that the Company will present at the Needham and
Company 12^th Annual Healthcare Conference, being held at the Westin Grand
Central Hotel in New York City. Spiro Rombotis, President and Chief Executive
Officer, will provide an overview of the Company and its progress in key
programs on Tuesday, April 30, 2013 at 3:40 p.m. Eastern.

Cyclacel's presentation will be webcast live and archived for 90 days on the
Corporate Presentations page of the Cyclacel website at www.cyclacel.com.

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 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), chronic lymphocytic
leukemia (CLL) and solid tumors including breast, lung, ovarian and pancreatic
cancer. 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.

Forward-looking Statements

This news release contains certain forward-looking statements that involve
risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to be materially
different from historical results or from any future results expressed or
implied by such forward-looking statements. Such forward-looking statements
include statements regarding, among other things, the efficacy, safety and
intended utilization of Cyclacel's product candidates, the conduct and results
of future clinical trials, plans regarding regulatory filings, future research
and clinical trials and plans regarding partnering activities. Factors that
may cause actual results to differ materially include the risk that product
candidates that appeared promising in early research and clinical trials do
not demonstrate safety and/or efficacy in larger-scale or later clinical
trials, trials may have difficulty enrolling, Cyclacel may not obtain approval
to market its product candidates, the risks associated with reliance on
outside financing to meet capital requirements, and the risks associated with
reliance on collaborative partners for further clinical trials, development
and commercialization of product candidates. You are urged to consider
statements that include the words "may," "will," "would," "could," "should,"
"believes," "estimates," "projects," "potential," "expects," "plans,"
"anticipates," "intends," "continues," "forecast," "designed," "goal," or the
negative of those words or other comparable words to be uncertain and
forward-looking. For a further list and description of the risks and
uncertainties the Company faces, please refer to our most recent Annual Report
on Form 10-K and other periodic and other filings we file with the Securities
and Exchange Commission and are available at www.sec.gov. Such forward-looking
statements are current only as of the date they are made, and we assume no
obligation to update any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of
new information, future events or otherwise.

© Copyright 2013 Cyclacel Pharmaceuticals, Inc. All Rights Reserved. The
Cyclacel logo and Cyclacel® are trademarks of Cyclacel Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

CONTACT: Contact for Cyclacel Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
         Investors/Media: Corey Sohmer,
         (908) 517-7330, csohmer@cyclacel.com

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