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2013-05-02 08:32:04

An All-Oral/Interferon-Free Regimen is One of the Great Unmet Needs in Treatment-Naive HCV, According to a New Report from Decision Resources BURLINGTON, Mass., May 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that surveyed gastroenterologists in the United States and Europe agree that the percentage of genotype-1 hepatitis C virus (HCV) patients achieving a sustained virological...

2013-04-26 16:21:58

Gilead Sciences Leads the Way in Delivering the First All Oral Treatment for HCV NEW YORK, April 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Citeline®, an Informa business unit, and the world's leading research authority on pharmaceutical clinical trials has just published an exclusive whitepaper examining the current progress towards a remarkable improvement in the medical treatment for HCV. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120917/NE75453LOGO ) With news of the impending breakthrough...

2013-04-26 08:23:48

BEERSE, Belgium, April 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- - OPTIMIZE study results presented at EASL show similar sustained virological response (SVR12) rates in patients with fibrosis or cirrhosis receiving an INCIVO(R)(telaprevir) combination treatment twice daily versus every eight hours - Janssen Infectious Diseases-Diagnostics BVBA (Janssen), announced today that the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) of the European Medicines Agency (EMA)...

2013-04-23 20:21:48

-- STARTVerso(TM)1 data presented in treatment-naïve patients with genotype-1 hepatitis C treated with investigational faldaprevir and pegylated interferon/ribavirin1,2 -- Statistically significant viral cure rates achieved versus placebo plus PegIFN/RBV with similar rates of treatment discontinuation -- The majority of patients qualified for shorter treatment duration of 12 weeks...

2013-04-23 12:32:03

- STARTVerso(TM)1 data presented in treatment-naive patients with genotype-1 hepatitis C treated with investigational faldaprevir and pegylated interferon/ribavirin RIDGEFIELD, Conn., April 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced results from the pivotal Phase 3 STARTVerso(TM)1 trial of faldaprevir (BI 201335) in combination with pegylated interferon and ribavirin (PegIFN/RBV). In previously untreated patients with genotype-1...

2013-04-23 08:32:37

- 96 percent of treatment-naive patients and 93 percent of prior null responders treated with AbbVie's investigational IFN-free, triple-DAA combination therapy achieve SVR24 AMSTERDAM, April 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- (NYSE: ABBV) - Results from "Aviator," AbbVie's phase IIb clinical trial of its investigational direct-acting antivirals (DAAs) for the treatment of hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection, continue to demonstrate high sustained viral response (SVR) rates against genotype 1...

2013-04-15 20:22:32

SYDNEY, April 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- RNAi-based therapeutics company Benitec Biopharma Limited (ASX Code: BLT) today announced the selection of the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), Health Sciences as the second site for its upcoming phase I/II first-in-man trial for TT-034 in Hepatitis C infections (HCV). Benitec previously announced the selection of Duke Clinical Research Unit as the other site. TT-034 is being developed as a potential "one-shot-cure" for HCV. A consultant and...

2013-04-02 04:21:11

Inovio Plans to Initiate Phase I/IIa Study of its Proprietary, Next Generation HCV Therapeutic Vaccine in 2013 BLUE BELL, Pa., April 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE MKT: INO) today announced the release of preliminary clinical trial results by its collaborator ChronTech AS of their open label phase II clinical study of ChronVac-C®, ChronTech's vaccine to treat hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection. The study investigated the use of the ChronVac-C DNA...

2013-03-27 16:27:46

-- Final Phase 2a results show dose-dependent, prolonged antiviral activity in Hepatitis C patients -- HOERSHOLM, Denmark and SAN DIEGO, March 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Santaris Pharma A/S, a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery and development of RNA-targeted therapies, today announced the publication of study results online in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM). The publication highlights the potential benefits of miravirsen, a host-targeted,...

2013-03-04 12:28:21

Interim Phase 3 STARTVerso(TM) 4 analysis in co-infected patients showed 80% protocol-defined early treatment success* RIDGEFIELD, Conn., March 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced the first interim results in HCV/HIV co-infected patients from the company's ongoing hepatitis C (HCV) clinical trial program, HCVerso(TM). These results, from the Phase 3 trial STARTVerso(TM) 4, were presented today at the 20(th) annual Conference on...


Latest HCV Reference Libraries

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2011-01-20 19:23:30

Hepatitis C virus (HCV) is an enveloped, positive-sense single-stranded RNA virus of the family Flaviviridae. It consists of a core of genetic material surrounded by an icosahedra protective shell of protein. The genome consists of a single open reading frame that is 9600 nucleotide bases long. HCV replication takes several steps. It primarily replicates in the hepatocytes of the liver. It can also reproduce in peripheral blood mononuclear cells. There is a wide variety of genotypes and...

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