DURHAM, N.C., Feb. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Chimerix, Inc., a pharmaceutical company advancing orally-available antiviral therapeutics to address life-threatening diseases, announced today that Kenneth I. Moch, President and Chief Executive Officer, will present at the Citi 2011 Global Health Care Conference on March 1, 2011 at 3:00 p.m. ET at the Hilton New York Hotel in New York City, NY.
Mr. Moch will give an update on the company's pipeline and technology assets, including CMX001, a broad-spectrum antiviral being developed for the treatment of a wide range of infections caused by double-stranded DNA (dsDNA) viruses. CMX001 is in Phase 2 clinical studies in immunocompromised transplant and cancer patients for the prophylaxis and/or pre-emption of dsDNA viruses such as cytomegalovirus and adenovirus, as well as an Open-Label Study for the treatment of patients with any of 12 different dsDNA infections that is designed to provide supportive data for CMX001's pivotal studies. CMX001 is also being developed as a potential medical countermeasure in the event of a smallpox release.
About Chimerix and CMX001
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 broadspectrum antiviral agent for the treatment of life-threatening double-stranded DNA (dsDNA) viral diseases. Over 350 people have received CMX001 to date, with a growing body of evidence supporting the drug's antiviral activity in humans.
Clinical studies of CMX001 include an ongoing Phase 2 study of the prevention/control of cytomegalovirus (CMV) in hematopoietic stem cell transplant patients (CMX001-201), a Phase 2 study being initiated for the treatment of adenovirus (AdV) infection in pediatric and adult hematopoietic stem cell transp
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