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Merck Announces New Mid-Stage Data on Investigational Triple Combination Therapy for Hepatitis C

KENILWORTH, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Merck (NYSE: MRK), known as MSD outside of the United States and Canada, today announced the first sustained virologic response1 (SVR) results 12 weeks after completion of therapy (SVR12, considered virologic cure) from C-SURGE, an ongoing, open label Phase 2 clinical trial evaluating MK-3682B [uprifosbuvir (MK-3682)2/grazoprevir3/rusazvir4], the company’s …

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AbbVie’s Pan-Genotypic HCV Regimen Achieves a 99% Cure Rate in Late-Stage Study

AMSTERDAM, April 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV), a global biopharmaceutical company, today announced that 99 percent (n=145/146) of chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infected patients with genotype 1, 2, 4, 5 or 6 and compensated cirrhosis (Child-Pugh A) achieved sustained virologic response at 12 weeks post-treatment (SVR12) with its …

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FDA Expands Approval of Harvoni and Sovaldi in Pediatric Patients 12 Years and Older with Chronic Hepatitis C

FOSTER CITY, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: GILD) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved supplemental indications for Harvoni® (ledipasvir 90 mg/sofosbuvir 400 mg) tablets and Sovaldi® (sofosbuvir 400 mg) tablets for the treatment of chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection in adolescents without cirrhosis …

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AbbVie’s Hepatitis C Treatment Receives Priority Review from the FDA

NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., Feb. 2, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV), a global biopharmaceutical company, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted its New Drug Application (NDA) and granted priority review for its investigational, pan-genotypic regimen of glecaprevir/pibrentasvir (G/P), being evaluated for the treatment of all …

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Regulus Therapeutics Announces Continuation of FDA Clinical Hold on RG-101

LA JOLLA, Calif., Jan. 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Regulus Therapeutics Inc. (Nasdaq: RGLS), a biopharmaceutical company leading the discovery and development of innovative medicines targeting microRNAs, today announced that it received written communication from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) that the clinical development program for RG-101 remains on …

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Quest Diagnostics Launches New HBV Test to Help Assess Response to Antiviral Therapy

MADISON, N.J., Jan. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Quest Diagnostics (NYSE: DGX), the world’s leading provider of diagnostic information services, today announced the launch of a new test service that helps physicians evaluate a patient’s response to drug therapies used to treat infection with the hepatitis B virus (HBV). The first …

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AbbVie Submits NDA for Regimen of Glecaprevir/Pibrentasvir for Treatment of All Major Genotypes of Hepatitis C

NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., Dec. 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV), a global biopharmaceutical company, announced that it has submitted a New Drug Application (NDA) to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the company’s investigational, pan-genotypic regimen of glecaprevir/pibrentasvir (G/P), being evaluated for the treatment of chronic hepatitis C …

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Express Scripts Announces Enhancements to Industry Leading SafeGuardRx Programs

LOUIS, Dec. 12, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — As part of its ongoing mission to put medicine within reach, Express Scripts (NASDAQ: ESRX) today announced enhancements to its landmark SafeGuardRxSM programs focusing on hepatitis C and cancer. Beginning Jan. 1, 2017, the company’s Hepatitis Cure Value Program® will now include both Viekira …

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Gilead Submits NDA to FDA for Once-Daily Triple Combo Hepatitis C Pill

FOSTER CITY, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Gilead Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: GILD) today announced that it has submitted a New Drug Application (NDA) to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for an investigational, once-daily single tablet regimen containing sofosbuvir 400 mg, velpatasvir 100 mg, and voxilaprevir 100 mg (SOF/VEL/VOX) for the treatment of …

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FDA Rejects Dynavax’s Hepatitis B Vaccine

BERKELEY, CA — (Marketwired) — 11/14/16 — Dynavax Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ: DVAX) today announced that it has received a Complete Response Letter (CRL) from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regarding its Biologics License Application (BLA) for HEPLISAV-B™ [Hepatitis B Vaccine, Recombinant (Adjuvanted)] for immunization of adults 18 years …

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