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Chimerix and BARDA Reach Agreement Ending GAO Review of Smallpox Antiviral Contract
Date:6/27/2011

HALT Trial/CMX001-202); and an ongoing open-label study (CMX001-350) for the treatment of numerous dsDNA viral infections.  

CMX001 and Smallpox Antiviral Development

CMX001 is a leading antiviral candidate as a medical countermeasure against a smallpox release, including the potential to provide an important therapeutic option for the 80 million people in the U.S. currently estimated to be immunocompromised and thus not candidates to receive a smallpox vaccine.  Chimerix has received federal funding for the development of CMX001 as a medical countermeasure against smallpox from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases under Grant No.UO1-AI057233 and from the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA), Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response, Office of the Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services, under Contract No. HHSO100201100013C.

About Chimerix

Chimerix is developing novel antiviral therapeutics with the potential to transform patient care in multiple settings, including transplant, oncology, acute care and global health.

The company's lead candidate, CMX001, is being developed as a potential broad spectrum antiviral product for the treatment of life-threatening double-stranded DNA (dsDNA) viral diseases. To date, more than 500 patients have been dosed with CMX001 in placebo-controlled clinical trials and open-label treatment protocols, including over 250 individuals who have received CMX001 to help treat life-threatening dsDNA viral diseases for which there were no other therapeutic options.

Chimerix's second clinical-stage antiviral compound, CMX157, a potent nucleoside analogue with in vitro activity against HIV and hepatitis B, has the potential to directly address several limitations of current HIV therapies. Chimerix is developing CMX157 for the treatment of HIV and HBV infections, including those caused by multi-drug r
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