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2011-11-05 08:05:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Tibotec Pharmaceuticals (Tibotec), one of the Janssen (Janssen) Pharmaceutical Companies, today will present results of the final analysis of PILLAR, a phase 2b study of the investigational hepatitis C virus (HCV) NS3/4A protease inhibitor TMC435 in treatment-naive patients with chronic genotype 1 HCV, as part of a late-breaker oral presentation at the 62nd Annual Meeting of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD) in San...

2011-11-05 08:00:00

HOERSHOLM, Denmark & SAN DIEGO, Nov. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Santaris Pharma A/S, a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery and development of RNA-targeted therapies, presents new data from the Phase 2a trial showing that miravirsen given as a four-week monotherapy treatment provided robust dose-dependent anti-viral activity with a mean reduction of 2 to 3 logs from baseline in HCV RNA (log10 IU/mL) that was maintained for more than four weeks beyond the end...

2011-11-04 06:30:00

PRINCETON, N.J., Nov. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pharmasset, Inc. (Nasdaq: VRUS) today announced that it will webcast an investor event from the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD) on Sunday, November 6, 2011 starting at 6:30pm PT. During this webcast, management will review Pharmasset's progress on the programs that are the subject of presentations at AASLD. To download a slide presentation and access a simultaneous webcast of this event via the internet, log on to the...

2011-11-04 06:00:00

PRINCETON, N.J., Nov. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pharmasset, Inc. (Nasdaq: VRUS) and Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE: BMY) announced today the addition of four treatment arms to the ongoing Phase IIa trial evaluating the combination of Pharmasset's PSI-7977, a nucleotide polymerase inhibitor, and Bristol-Myers Squibb Company's daclatasvir (BMS-790052), an investigational NS5A replication complex inhibitor, for the treatment of chronic hepatitis C (HCV). This trial is the result of a...

2011-11-02 07:30:00

STOCKHOLM, November 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- TMC435-Based Therapy Significantly Improved Viral Cure Rates in Patients Who Failed Prior Treatment for Hepatitis C - ASPIRE: All TMC435 subgroups achieved substantially higher viral cure rates (SVR24) compared with control group (pegylated interferon and ribavirin alone): 85% vs. 37% in prior relapsers, 75% vs. 9% in prior partial responders and 51% vs. 19% in prior null responders -...

2011-11-01 05:00:00

PRINCETON, N.J., Nov. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pharmasset, Inc. (Nasdaq: VRUS) today announced the initiation of a Phase 3 program with the hepatitis C virus (HCV) nucleotide analog, PSI-7977. This pivotal program will evaluate a 12-week, all-oral, interferon-free regimen of PSI-7977 and ribavirin in patients with HCV, independent of viral genotype or their ability to take interferon therapy. "After recent discussions with Health Authorities, we are excited to be initiating the first of...

2011-10-13 06:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Anadys Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ANDS) today released interim antiviral response and safety data from an ongoing Phase IIb study of setrobuvir in combination with pegylated interferon and ribavirin (P/R) in genotype 1 hepatitis C patients. Setrobuvir is the Company's direct-acting antiviral being developed for the treatment of chronic hepatitis C, or HCV. "We are pleased with today's data, which we believe demonstrate a compelling profile...

2011-10-10 07:00:00

SYDNEY, Oct. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Phase 2a trial validates Biotron's novel drug First-in-class new, oral drug Good results on tolerability and efficacy Full data to be presented to scientific conference in December Australian drug development company Biotron Limited (ASX:BIT) has released headline results from its landmark Phase 2a trial of its lead drug candidate, BIT225 in Hepatitis C virus (HCV) infected patients. Preliminary analysis of trial data confirms that...

2011-10-10 05:45:00

PRINCETON, N.J., Oct. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pharmasset, Inc. (Nasdaq: VRUS) announced today the addition of two treatment arms to the ELECTRON trial of PSI-7977, a nucleotide analog polymerase inhibitor, for the treatment of chronic hepatitis C (HCV). The rapid and consistent antiviral effects and high barrier to resistance demonstrated with PSI-7977 to date provided the rationale for additional exploratory regimens in this setting. The protocol amendment adds one arm exploring 12...

2011-10-03 07:00:00

RIDGEFIELD, Conn., Oct. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced today that new data from its hepatitis C virus (HCV) portfolio will be presented in scientific sessions at The Liver Meeting® 2011, the 62nd Annual Meeting of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD), taking place November 4 - November 8 in San Francisco, CA. The data will include results from a planned interim analysis of SOUND-C2, a Phase 2b study...


Latest Hepatitis C/co-infection with HIV 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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