Navigation Links
Chimerix to Present at the Citi 2011 Global Health Care Conference

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 transplant patients (CMX001-202), and an Open-Label Study (CMX001-350) for the treatment of any of 12 different dsDNA viral infections, including AdV, herpes viruses such as CMV, herpes simplex virus and Epstein Barr virus, polyoma viruses such as BK virus and JC virus, and pox viruses.  The Open-Label Study builds on Chimerix's extensive experience working with clinicians at over 55 leading institutions in the United States, Canada, Europe and Israel who have sought CMX001 for the treatment of more than 150 immunocompromised patients under Emergency INDs. CMX001 has been well tolerated in all studies.

CMX001 is also being developed as a medical countermeasure in the event of a smallpox release.  Chimerix has received significant 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 in addition to new funding from the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response, Office of the Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services, under Contract No. HHSO100201100013C.

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 infection including those caused by multi-drug resistant viruses.  A Phase 1 clinical study has been completed demonstrating that the compound is well tolerated and that the active antiviral, TFV-PP, was measurable in peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMCs) after a single dose and remained detectable for six days, indicating that it may be suitable for once-weekly dosing.  

Led by a world-class antiviral drug development team, Chimerix is also leveraging the company's extensive chemical library to pursue new treatments for hepatitis C virus, flu, malaria and other global public health needs.  For additional information on Chimerix, please visit

SOURCE Chimerix, Inc.
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. Chimerix Commences CMX001 Open-Label Clinical Study for the Treatment of Patients With Life-Threatening or Serious dsDNA Viral Infections
2. Chimerixs Antiviral CMX157 Demonstrates Positive Phase 1 Clinical Results With Favorable Pharmacokinetics, Safety and Tolerability
3. Chimerix to Present at the Lazard Capital Markets 7th Annual Healthcare Conference
4. Chimerix Reaffirms Its Commitment to CMX001 as a Medical Countermeasure for Smallpox and Broad-Spectrum Antiviral Agent
5. Chimerix to Present at 9th Annual BIO Investor Forum
6. Chimerix Appoints Thomas Pitler, Ph.D., Vice President, Business Development
7. Chimerix Initiates Phase 2 Study of CMX001 in Stem Cell Transplant Recipients Seropositive for Cytomegalovirus
8. Chimerix CEO George Painter, Ph.D., to Speak on Improving Biodefense Product Discovery and Development Strategies at Institute of Medicine Workshop
9. Chimerix to Present at Two Upcoming Investor Conferences
10. Chimerix Updates the World Health Organization and the Global Health Security Initiative on Development of CMX001 as a Broad-Spectrum Therapeutic for Smallpox
11. Chimerix Initiates a Multi-dose Clinical Trial of the Companys Lead Compound, CMX001, for the Treatment for Smallpox Infection
Post Your Comments:
(Date:11/26/2015)... North Carolina , 26 november 2015 ... Inc. (AAIPharma/CML) kondigt de geplande investering aan ... uitbreiding van de laboratoria en het mondiale ... . De uitbreiding zal resulteren in extra ... wordt voldaan aan de groeiende behoeften van ...
(Date:11/26/2015)... 3D bioprinting market is expected to reach ... by Grand View Research Inc. Rising prevalence of chronic diseases ... is expected to boost the market growth, as 3D bioprinting ... --> 3D bioprinting market is expected to reach ... by Grand View Research Inc. Rising prevalence of chronic diseases ...
(Date:11/26/2015)... 26, 2015 ... ser potential att använda SyMRI för att ... för patienter med multipel skleros (MS) eller ... SyntheticMR AB för att kunna använda SyMRI ... Med SyMRI kan man generera flera konstrastbilder ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:11/27/2015)... (PRWEB) , ... November 27, 2015 , ... ... the November 27th edition of USA Today in Atlanta, Dallas, New York, Minneapolis, ... of 750,000. The digital component is distributed nationally, through a vast social media ...
(Date:11/27/2015)... ... ... simply groundbreaking television series, "Voices in America", which is hosted by Hollywood legend, James ... are presently affecting Americans. Dedicated to providing the world with a wide variety of ... focus on, one episode at a time. , In the latest installment currently ...
(Date:11/27/2015)... (PRWEB) , ... November 27, 2015 , ... Dr. ... Medical Associates, Inc. and Dr. Tucker Bierbaum with Emergency Medicine at St., ... observed that both STEMI and Sepsis conditions present in similar ways and require time-critical ...
(Date:11/26/2015)... ON and Cambridge, ON (PRWEB) , ... November ... ... today the availability of a real-time eReferral system for diagnostic imaging in the ... ultrasounds, X-rays, mammography, BMD and Nuclear Medicine tests directly from their electronic medical ...
(Date:11/26/2015)... (PRWEB) , ... November 26, 2015 , ... ... second medical opinion process, participated in the 61st annual Employee Benefits Conference. The ... and took place Sunday, November 8th through Wednesday, November 11th, 2015. The conference ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):