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2011-03-14 03:00:00

BLUE BELL, Pa., March 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE Amex: INO), a leader in the development of therapeutic and preventive vaccines against cancers and infectious diseases, announced today that its partner, ChronTech Pharma AB (formerly Tripep AB), has initiated a Phase IIb clinical study of its ChronVac-C® DNA vaccine for hepatitis C virus (HCV), delivered by Inovio's proprietary electroporation DNA vaccine delivery technology, in...

2011-03-11 13:00:00

SAN DIEGO, March 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Conatus Pharmaceuticals Inc. today announced the acceptance of two poster presentations of Phase 2 clinical trial data of CTS-1027 for the treatment of hepatitis C virus-infected patients at the 46th annual meeting of the European Association for the Study of the Liver (EASL) to be held in Berlin, Germany, on March 30 to April 3, 2011. Specifically, abstract 562 entitled: 24-WEEK TREATMENT WITH CTS-1027 IN COMBINATION WITH RIBAVIRIN REDUCES...

2011-03-03 15:05:00

SAN DIEGO, March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Anadys Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ANDS), a biopharmaceutical company dedicated to improving patient care by developing novel medicines for the treatment of hepatitis C, today reported its program highlights and financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2010. "As we begin 2011, we believe Anadys is well-positioned to create value in the evolving HCV landscape," said Steve Worland, Ph.D., President and CEO of Anadys....

2011-02-25 15:20:00

PRINCETON, N.J., Feb. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pharmasset, Inc. (Nasdaq: VRUS) announces that management will present at the Citi Healthcare Conference to be held March 1 - 3, 2011 at the Hilton New York Hotel, New York, NY, at the RBC Healthcare Conference to be held March 2 - 3, 2011 at the New York Palace Hotel, New York, NY and at the Cowen and Co. 31st Annual Healthcare Conference to be held March 7 - 9, 2011. Schaefer Price, President and Chief Executive Officer, will provide an...

2011-02-18 04:48:00

HUDDINGE, Sweden, February 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Medivir AB (OMX: MVIR), the emerging research-based specialty pharmaceutical company focused on infectious diseases, notes that its development partner, Tibotec Pharmaceuticals, announced today that the global phase 3 studies with TMC435 in treatment-naive patients and patients who have relapsed after prior SOC treatment have started. Phase 3 Program in brief: - TMC435-C208 or QUEST-1 includes approximately 375...

2011-02-18 04:00:00

CORK, Ireland, Feb. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Tibotec Pharmaceuticals announced today that two global, registrational phase 3 trials are recruiting patients to examine TMC435, its investigational hepatitis C protease inhibitor, in treatment-naive adults with chronic genotype 1 hepatitis C virus (HCV). A third global phase 3 trial is being conducted in genotype 1 HCV patients who have experienced a viral relapse after prior interferon-based treatment. Approximately 3.2 million people in the...

2011-02-17 12:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Conatus Pharmaceuticals Inc. announced today the treatment of the first patient in a multi-center Phase 2b clinical trial evaluating CTS-1027 in combination with Peginterferon Alfa-2a (Pegasys®) and ribavirin (Copegus®) in a treatment experienced, hepatitis C (HCV) null responder patient population. Safety, tolerability, and antiviral activity of the triple combination will be assessed after up to 48 weeks of...

2011-02-14 16:02:00

PRINCETON, N.J., Feb. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pharmasset, Inc. (Nasdaq: VRUS) announces that management will present at the Leerink Swann Hot Topics Roundtable Conference being held February 16 - 17, 2011 at the Roosevelt Hotel, New York, NY. Schaefer Price, Pharmasset's President and Chief Executive Officer, will provide a review of the Company's HCV drug pipeline at the conference at 1:30 PM (ET) and Dr. Michelle Berrey, Pharmasset's Chief Medical Officer will be participating in an HCV...

2011-02-07 15:30:00

PRINCETON, N.J., Feb. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pharmasset, Inc. (Nasdaq: VRUS), a clinical stage pharmaceutical company committed to discovering, developing, and commercializing novel drugs to treat viral infections, today reported financial results and operational highlights for the quarter ended December 31, 2010. Financial Results Revenues were $0.2 million during the quarter ended December 31, 2010 compared to $0.3 million for the quarter ended December 31, 2009 and include...

2011-01-26 16:56:00

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Anadys Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ANDS) announced today that dosing has begun in the Phase IIb study of ANA598 in combination with pegylated interferon and ribavirin in hepatitis C patients. ANA598, the Company's direct-acting antiviral, is being tested in both treatment-naive patients and patients who failed a prior course of HCV therapy with interferon and ribavirin. Approximately 275 patients are expected to be enrolled in the study. The...


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2011-02-17 15:14:03

Lassa fever, first described in 1969 in Lassa, is an acute viral hemorrhagic fever. Clinical cases were known a decade before this but were not associated with this viral pathogen. It is endemic in West African countries and causes approximately 5,000 deaths. The Natal Multimammate Mouse is the primary animal host. The rodent is a source of protein but the virus is usually transmitted by the contact with the feces and urine of animals accessing grain stores in residences. The lassa virus...

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penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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