Monogram introduced Trofile in August 2007, upon FDA approval of Pfizer's Selzentry(TM) (maraviroc), and since then, almost 6,000 tests have been performed for patients throughout the U.S. In January 2008 DHHS Guidelines for Use of Antiretroviral Agents in HIV - 1 infected Adults & Adolescents recommend the use of the Trofile assay whenever the use of a CCR5 inhibitor is being considered as well as to be considered for patients who exhibit virologic failure on a CCR5 inhibition.
Monogram is advancing individualized medicine by discovering, developing and marketing innovative products to guide and improve treatment of serious infectious diseases and cancer. The Company's products are designed to help doctors optimize treatment regimens for their patients that lead to better outcomes and reduced costs. The Company's technology is also being used by numerous biopharmaceutical companies to develop new and improved antiviral therapeutics and vaccines as well as targeted cancer therapeutics. More information about the Company and its technology can be found on its web site at http://www.monogrambio.com.
Forward Looking Statements
Certain statements in this press release are forward-looking. These
forward-looking statements include references to the demand for our Trofile
Assay, the potential use of our Trofile Assay for patient selection for
maraviroc, the size and timing of clinical trials utilizing our products,
the outlook for maraviroc and our Trofile Assay, the number of patients
each year in the U.S. who potentially could be candidates for new classes
of HIV drugs such as maraviroc, expected protection
|SOURCE Monogram Biosciences, Inc.|
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