Chimerix, Inc. (NASDAQ:CMRX) Files An 8-K Other EventsItem 8.01 Other Events.
On June 7, 2018, in the press release attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1, Chimerix, Inc. announced that it was notified by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration that brincidofovir has been granted orphan drug designation for the treatment of patients with smallpox infection.
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Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
CHIMERIX INC ExhibitEX-99.1 2 tv496051_ex99-1.htm EXHIBIT 99.1 Exhibit 99.1 Chimerix Receives Orphan Drug Designation from the FDA for Brincidofovir for the Treatment of Smallpox DURHAM,…To view the full exhibit click
About Chimerix, Inc. (NASDAQ:CMRX)
Chimerix, Inc. (Chimerix) is a biopharmaceutical company. The Company is focused on discovering, developing and commercializing oral antivirals. The Company, based on its lipid conjugate technology, has developed its lead compound, brincidofovir (BCV, CMX001), which is in Phase III clinical development. In addition, the Company has an active discovery program focusing on viral targets for which limited or no therapies are available. Brincidofovir is an investigational oral nucleotide analog that has shown spectrum antiviral activity against over five families of double-stranded deoxyribonucleic acid (dsDNA) viruses that affect humans. CMX157, is its second clinical-stage nucleotide analog, uses the same lipid technology as brincidofovir to deliver high intracellular concentrations of the potent antiviral drug, tenofovir. Tenofovir is marketed under the brand name Viread. The Company has discovered, developed and selected a clinical candidate, CMX669, for BK virus and cytomegalovirus.