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2010-11-22 08:00:00

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Nov. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Chimerix, Inc., a pharmaceutical company developing orally-available antiviral therapeutics, today announced that data demonstrating preclinical efficacy of Chimerix's lead antiviral compound CMX001 against herpes simplex virus (HSV) as well as its ability to penetrate the blood-brain barrier was published in the November 15, 2010 issue of The Journal of Infectious Diseases(1). The paper, "Efficacy of CMX001 Against Herpes...

2010-11-19 08:00:00

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Nov. 19, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Chimerix, Inc., a biopharmaceutical 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 Piper Jaffray 22nd Annual Health Care Conference on December 1, 2010 at 11:50 a.m. ET in New York City. Mr. Moch will give an update on the company's pipeline and technology assets, including CMX001, a...

2010-11-17 08:00:00

GENEVA and RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Nov. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Chimerix, Inc., a pharmaceutical company developing orally-available antiviral therapeutics, today presented an update to the World Health Organization (WHO) on the development of the company's lead antiviral compound, CMX001, at the 12th Meeting of the WHO Advisory Committee on Variola Virus Research in a presentation titled "Status of CMX001 for Smallpox and Other dsDNA Viruses." CMX001 is being developed for...

2010-11-16 13:27:00

NEW ORLEANS, and RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Nov. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Scientists from Chimerix, Inc. today presented in vitro data demonstrating that the company's lipid-conjugated drugs, CMX001 and CMX157, are not substrates for the human Organic Anion Transporters (hOATs) and thus have significantly reduced potential to cause nephrotoxicity via this mechanism. These data, presented at the International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP) Pharmaceutical Sciences World Congress (PSWC...

2010-11-10 09:37:00

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Nov. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Chimerix, Inc., a biopharmaceutical 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 Lazard Capital Markets 7th Annual Healthcare Conference on Wednesday, November 17, 2010, 10:30 a.m. ET, at the St. Regis hotel in New York City. Mr. Moch will give an update on the company's pipeline and...

2010-11-09 12:08:00

AMSTERDAM, and RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Nov. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Chimerix, Inc., a pharmaceutical company developing orally-available antiviral therapeutics, announced that data supportive of the company's lead Phase 2 antiviral compound CMX001 were presented today during a late-breaker session by Hans H. Hirsch, MD, MSc, Professor of Clinical Virology, Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Basel, Switzerland, at the Antiviral Congress 2010 being held in Amsterdam, The...

2010-11-07 21:34:00

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Nov. 7, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Chimerix, Inc., a pharmaceutical company developing orally-available antiviral therapeutics, today reaffirmed its commitment to the dual development of CMX001 as a medical countermeasure against smallpox and as a broad-spectrum antiviral agent. This statement follows notification from the Small Business Administration (SBA) that it has determined that SIGA Technologies, Inc. is not a small business, thus rendering SIGA...

2010-10-22 07:45:00

VANCOUVER, British Columbia and RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Chimerix, Inc., a pharmaceutical company developing orally-available antiviral therapeutics, will present promising clinical data for CMX001 in a late-breaker poster session at the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) 48th Annual Meeting. Data from immunocompromised patients infected with adenovirus and treated with oral CMX001 demonstrated a significant drop in viral load compared to...

2010-10-12 13:51:51

More than 50% of adults in the United States test positive for human cytomegalovirus (HCMV) infection. For most people, infection produces no symptoms and results in the virus persisting in the body for a long time. HCMV infects many cell types in the body including the cells that line the intestines (IECs). New research, led by Sergio Lira, at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, shows that mice engineered to express the HCMV protein US28 in IECs develop intestinal tumors as they age....

2010-09-28 10:51:00

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Sept. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Chimerix, Inc., a pharmaceutical company developing orally-available antiviral therapeutics, announced today that Kenneth I. Moch, President and Chief Executive Officer, will present a corporate overview at the upcoming BIO Investor Forum Conference on October 5th, 2010 at 2:00pm PT. The conference is being held at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco, California. Mr. Moch will discuss the company's antiviral pipeline and technology...


Latest Cytomegalovirus Reference Libraries

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2011-01-12 15:30:34

Cytomegalovirus, a herpes viral genus, is known in humans as HCMV. It is part of the Betaherpesvirinae subfamily. Other herpesviruses fall into the subfamilies of Alphaherpesvirinae or Gammaherpesvirinae. xHCMV infections are frequently associated with salivary glands. It can be lethal for people who are immunocompromised. Other CMV viruses are found in several mammal species, but species isolated from animals differ from HCMV in terms of genomic structure. HCMV is found all over the...

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