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2010-06-09 05:51:00

PRINCETON, N.J., June 9, /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Pharmasset, Inc. (Nasdaq: VRUS) announced today that the interim results from the PROPEL study conducted by its partner Roche demonstrate that RG7128 triple combination therapy was safe and well tolerated. In that study, the safety profile of RG7128 (1000mg BID or 500mg BID), when administered for 8 or 12 weeks with Pegasys (peginterferon alfa-2a) and Copegus (ribavirin), the standard of care (SOC), was similar to the safety profile of...

2010-04-14 06:00:00

BRISBANE, Calif., April 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- InterMune, Inc. (Nasdaq: ITMN) today announced top-line results from the planned Week 12 interim analysis of the Phase 2b randomized, partially-blind study evaluating the hepatitis C virus (HCV) protease inhibitor danoprevir (also known as RG7227 and ITMN-191), administered for 12 weeks in combination with PEGASYS® (pegylated interferon alfa-2a) and COPEGUS® (ribavirin), compared with placebo for the...

2010-01-21 06:00:00

PRINCETON, N.J., Jan. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Pharmasset, Inc. (Nasdaq: VRUS) today announces the initiation of a 28-day Phase 2a study with PSI-7977, a chirally pure isomer form of PSI-7851, a nucleotide analog polymerase inhibitor in development for the treatment of chronic hepatitis C (HCV). The trial will evaluate various doses of PSI-7977 in combination with Pegasys (peginterferon alfa 2a) and Copegus (ribavirin) in patients with HCV genotype 1 who have not been treated...

2009-09-09 06:30:00

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Anadys Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ANDS) announced today that dosing has begun in a Phase II trial of ANA598 in patients chronically infected with hepatitis C virus (HCV). The study will evaluate ANA598 over 12 weeks, taken in combination with pegylated interferon-alpha and ribavirin, in treatment naive HCV patients. ANA598 is an investigational, oral, non-nucleoside polymerase inhibitor. "ANA598 has demonstrated potent antiviral activity...

2009-08-19 15:10:00

BASEL, Switzerland and BRISBANE, Calif., Aug. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Roche (SIX: ROG.VX; RO.S, OTCQX: RHHBY) and InterMune, Inc. (Nasdaq: ITMN) today announced that the first patient has been dosed in a Phase 2b study evaluating the hepatitis C virus (HCV) protease inhibitor, RG7227/ ITMN-191, in combination with PEGASYS(R) (pegylated interferon alfa-2a) and COPEGUS(R) (ribavirin). The study, to be conducted at 45 sites globally, will further define the safety and efficacy profile...

2009-07-30 15:05:00

SAN DIEGO, July 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Anadys Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ANDS) today announced finalization of the protocol for the Company's Phase II trial of ANA598 in combination with pegylated interferon-alpha and ribavirin in hepatitis C patients. Allowance of the protocol has been received from the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and patient dosing is expected to commence within the next several weeks. In the Phase II study, naive genotype 1 patients...

2009-04-25 11:30:00

- Combination of R7227, protease inhibitor, and R7128, nucleoside polymerase inhibitor, shows significant potency in reducing viral load in patients with hepatitis C - NUTLEY, N.J., BRISBANE, Calif., and PRINCETON, N.J., April 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Roche, InterMune, Inc. (Nasdaq: ITMN) and Pharmasset (Nasdaq: VRUS) today announced the first results from their innovative, interferon-free regimen of direct acting antiviral (DAA) combination therapy for the treatment of patients...

2009-04-24 18:35:00

Start of trial triggers $10 million milestone payment to Pharmasset PRINCETON, N.J., April 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Pharmasset, Inc. (Nasdaq: VRUS) and Roche (Roche SWX: RO, ROG; Pink Sheets: RHHBY) today announced that the first patient has been dosed in a Phase IIb study of R7128, the nucleoside polymerase inhibitor most advanced in development for the treatment of chronic hepatitis C (HCV). The trial will evaluate the dose and duration of treatment of R7128 in combination with Roche's...

2009-04-24 09:20:00

- Results inform selection of doses, regimens to be explored in Phase 2b study - -- Phase 2b program anticipated to begin in summer 2009 -- COPENHAGEN, April 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- InterMune, Inc. (Nasdaq: ITMN) today announced that results from a 14-day Phase 1b clinical study of ITMN-191 (R7227) in combination with the current standard of care were presented today by Stefan Zeuzem, M.D., of the J.W. Goethe University, Frankfurt, Germany, in an oral presentation at the 44th Annual...

2009-02-26 15:01:00

BRISBANE, Calif., Feb. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- InterMune, Inc. (Nasdaq: ITMN) today announced results from operations for the fourth quarter and 12 months ended December 31, 2008. InterMune reported a net loss for the fourth quarter of 2008 of $32.3 million, or $0.83 per share, compared with a net loss of $25.9 million, or $0.67 per share, in the fourth quarter of 2007. Dan Welch, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President of InterMune said, "Fourth quarter and recent...


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