PRINCETON, N.J., Oct. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Pharmasset, Inc. (Nasdaq: VRUS) management will present at the Natixis Bleichroeder Hidden Gems Conference being held from October 13-14, 2008 at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City. Michelle Berrey, Pharmasset's Chief Medical Officer, will provide an overview of the company on Monday, October 13, 2008, at 11:30 AM (ET).
Pharmasset is a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company committed to discovering, developing and commercializing novel drugs to treat viral infections. Pharmasset's primary focus is on the development of oral therapeutics for the treatment of hepatitis B virus (HBV), hepatitis C virus (HCV) and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).
Pharmasset is currently developing three product candidates. Clevudine,
for the treatment of chronic HBV infection, is enrolling Phase 3 clinical
trials for registration in North, Central and South America and Europe.
Clevudine is already approved for HBV in South Korea and marketed by
Bukwang Pharmaceuticals in South Korea under the brand name Levovir. R7128,
an oral treatment for chronic HCV infection, is in a 4-week Phase 1
clinical trial in combination with Pegasys(R) plus Copegus(R) through a
strategic collaboration with Roche. Racivir, which is being developed for
the treatment of HIV in combination with other approved HIV drugs, has
completed a Phase 2 clinical trial.
Pegasys(R) and Copegus(R) are registered trademarks of Roche.
Richard E.T. Smith
Vice President of Investor Relations
Office: +1 (609) 613-4181
|SOURCE Pharmasset, Inc.|
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