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2013-06-04 00:21:33

ASCO presentation highlights superior anti?lymphoma activity of IGN002 compared to rituximab THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., June 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ImmunGene, Inc. today announced that pre?clinical studies of its novel anti?CD20 antibody-interferon alpha fusion protein, IGN002, demonstrated superior anti?lymphoma activity against numerous cell lines in vitro and against established human xenograft tumors grown in mice. The findings were presented in the Developmental Therapeutics -...

2013-05-23 12:26:47

MILFORD, Mass., May 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Spring Bank Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company developing innovative medicines for the treatment of viral infections, today announced that it has initiated dosing in a Phase I study of SB 9200, its investigational, once daily, oral therapy for the treatment of HCV infection. This study will be conducted in healthy, HCV-infected patients and is designed to assess both the safety and antiviral efficacy of SB 9200. SB 9200 is a...

2013-05-21 08:29:31

ORLANDO, Fla., May 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Janssen R&D Ireland (Janssen) today announced primary efficacy and safety results from the global Phase 3 PROMISE study demonstrating that use of the investigational protease inhibitor simeprevir (TMC435) led to sustained virologic response 12 weeks after the end of treatment (SVR12) in 79 percent of treatment-experienced genotype 1 chronic hepatitis C adult patients with compensated liver disease, including all stages of liver fibrosis, when...

2013-05-15 11:48:06

Animals, insects, and plants use a variety of sensing mechanisms to detect invading pathogens such as viruses. One complex and effective antiviral defense system they share is based on recognition of double-stranded RNA (dsRNA), often produced when a virus invades a host cell. New information leading to a clearer understanding of the mechanisms underlying viral dsRNA sensing is presented in a comprehensive Review article published in Journal of Interferon & Cytokine Research, a...

2013-05-13 08:28:47

RARITAN, N.J., May 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Janssen Research & Development, LLC (Janssen) announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Priority Review to the New Drug Application (NDA) for simeprevir (TMC435), an investigational NS3/4A protease inhibitor administered as a 150 mg capsule once daily with pegylated interferon and ribavirin for the treatment of genotype 1 chronic hepatitis C in adult patients with compensated liver disease. Hepatitis C virus...

2013-05-13 08:27:15

However, Recent Changes in Brazil and Argentina are Expected to Drive a Shift in Treatment of HCV Genotype 1 Infections, According to a New Report From Decision Resources BURLINGTON, Mass., May 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that the majority of hepatitis C virus (HCV) patients in Brazil, Mexico and Argentina rely entirely on government-sponsored medical programs to...

2013-05-02 16:30:47

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., May 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Janssen R&D Ireland (Janssen) and Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) will provide a pre-recorded webcast for investors and other interested parties on Friday, May 3, at approximately 8:30 a.m., Eastern Time, to discuss simeprevir phase 3 clinical data presented at The International Liver Congress of the European Association for the Study of the Liver (EASL). A pre-recorded webcast featuring management from Janssen will provide an overview...

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...

2013-05-01 04:23:27

Benefits include improved drug efficiency, reduced pill burden, and lower dosage frequency LONDON, May 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The limited efficacy and negative side-effects associated with current therapeutics for Hepatitis B and C are highlighting the urgent need for new, improved alternatives. Combination therapies offering better clinical outcomes are coming to the fore and look set to transform the European market for Hepatitis B and C. New analysis from Frost & Sullivan...

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...


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2011-01-12 15:49:29

Hepadnaviruses can cause liver infections in humans and animals. The two recognized genera are Genus Orthohepadnavirus and Genus Avihepadnavirus. It has a small genome of partially double-stranded, partially single stranded circular DNA. It is a group 7 virus that uses an RNA intermediate during replication. Most people who come into contact with the virus are able to clear the infection alone although some cannot and usually progress to fulminant hepatitis. It can cause sever liver...

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