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InterMune Earns Development Milestone in HCV Protease Inhibitor Collaboration With Roche
Date:9/2/2008

- $15 million development milestone payment to InterMune -

- Roche to lead ITMN-191 program in Phase 2 -

BRISBANE, Calif., Sept. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- InterMune, Inc. (Nasdaq: ITMN) today announced that InterMune has earned a $15 million development milestone under its development collaboration with Roche for the hepatitis C virus (HCV) NS3 protease inhibitor compound ITMN-191 (referred to as R7227 at Roche), currently in a Phase 1b clinical trial in combination with Pegasys(R) (peginterferon alfa-2a) and Copegus(R) (ribavirin).

Under the terms of their 2006 collaboration agreement, the clinical program for ITMN-191 is now being transitioned to Roche which, starting in Phase 2, will have primary responsibility for completing the global development and registration program.

Nick Cammack, Ph.D., Global Head of the Virology Disease Biology Area, Roche, said, "Protease inhibition is a crucial aspect of our HCV strategy, which is focused on developing clinically differentiated medicines for patients. Our continued enthusiasm for ITMN-191/R7227 underscores our confidence in InterMune and we now plan to rapidly move the program into Phase 2 development."

Dan Welch, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President of InterMune, said, "We are very pleased to have led the preclinical development, conducted three Phase 1 clinical trials and with Roche, optimized the manufacturing of ITMN-191 active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) since the collaboration was announced less than two years ago. We look forward to the continued strong relationship with Roche as we together develop protease inhibitor therapies in combination with current standard of care and with other direct antiviral agents."

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