Chimerix Presents Preliminary Data on Brincidofovir in Liver Transplant Recipients With Adenovirus Infections at IDWeek in San Diego

Chimerix Presents Preliminary Data on Brincidofovir in Liver Transplant Recipients With Adenovirus Infections at IDWeek in San Diego

DURHAM, N.C., Oct. 7, 2015 – Chimerix, Inc. (NASDAQ:CMRX), a biopharmaceutical company developing novel, oral antivirals in areas of high unmet medical need, announced today preliminary data from liver transplant patients who received brincidofovir for adenovirus infection through the ongoing AdVise trial and the brincidofovir expanded access program. These data will be presented at IDWeek in San Diego.

Chimerix and BARDA Announce Continued Partnership in the Development of Brincidofovir for Smallpox

$17.0 Million Awarded in Latest Contract Extension

DURHAM, N.C., Sept. 2, 2014 – Chimerix, Inc. (Nasdaq:CMRX), a biopharmaceutical company developing novel, oral antivirals, today announced an award of $17.0 million through the extension of its contract with the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA) for the development of its broad spectrum antiviral brincidofovir (BCV, CMX001) as a medical countermeasure to treat smallpox. Chimerix received the initial award in February 2011 which supported early research and development of brincidofovir in animal models of smallpox (Contract Number HHSO100201100013C). This contract extension provides an additional $17.0 million to Chimerix for a period of 15 months, and will support Phase 3 trials expected to initiate in the second half of 2014.

Triangle Global Health Consortium Recognizes Chimerix with 2015 Corporate Impact Award

February 8, 2015 – The Triangle Global Health Consortium is pleased to recognize Chimerix, Inc. as the winner of our 2015 Corporate Impact Award, Chimerix, Inc. Chimerix is a biopharmaceutical company dedicated to preventing and treating life-threatening infections. Chimerix was chosen for their work in developing oral antivirals to prevent disease in individuals with weakened immune systems and to treat viral diseases where no treatment is available. The award will recognize the efforts of Chimerix over the last decade to advance the clinical program of their lead candidate, brincidofovir. Originally developed to treat smallpox, brincidofovir is also being studied to prevent or treat common viruses — such as cytomegalovirus (CMV) and adenovirus — that can be deadly in people with weakened immune systems, especially following a stem cell (bone marrow) or organ transplant.

Chimerix Receives Notice of Allowance for Brincidofovir Composition of Matter Patent Extending Exclusivity to 2034

Opportunity to pursue multiple additional indications for brincidofovir

DURHAM, N.C., Jan. 12, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Chimerix, Inc. (Nasdaq:CMRX), a biopharmaceutical company developing novel, oral antivirals in areas of high unmet medical need, today announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office has issued a Notice of Allowance for a patent application covering a method of synthesis and the commercial morphic form of brincidofovir. With the addition of this most recent patent, composition of matter coverage for brincidofovir in the U.S. is expected to extend to October 2034.

M. Michelle Berrey, M.D. M.P.H., President and CEO, said, “This important allowance significantly increases the patent protection of brincidofovir for our lead indications to prevent clinically significant cytomegalovirus infection in hematopoietic cell transplant recipients and for the treatment of adenovirus infection. Importantly, this will provide 20 years of patent coverage for Chimerix to pursue multiple additional indications in broad patient populations.”

Chimerix and ContraVir Pharmaceuticals Establish Strategic Collaboration for Antiviral Drug Candidate CMX157

DURHAM, N.C. and EDISON, N.J., Dec. 18, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Chimerix, Inc. (Nasdaq:CMRX) a biopharmaceutical company developing novel, oral antivirals in areas of high unmet medical need, and ContraVir Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTCBB:CTRV), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of targeted antiviral therapies, announced today that the companies have entered into a strategic collaboration for the further clinical development and commercialization of CMX157. CMX157 is a highly potent analog of the successful antiviral drug tenofovir DF (Viread®).

Under the agreement, ContraVir licenses CMX157 from Chimerix in exchange for an upfront payment consisting of 120,000 shares of ContraVir preferred stock with a stated value of $1.2 million. In addition, Chimerix is eligible to receive up to approximately $20 million in clinical, regulatory and initial commercial milestones in the United States and Europe, as well as royalties and additional milestones based on commercial sales in those territories.

Chimerix’s Brincidofovir Selected for Use in Ebola Clinical Trial in West Africa by International Consortium

DURHAM, N.C., Nov. 13, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Chimerix, Inc. (Nasdaq:CMRX), a biopharmaceutical company developing novel, oral antivirals in areas of high unmet medical need, today announced that its investigational broad-spectrum antiviral brincidofovir has been selected as one of two investigational agents to be evaluated in a clinical study in patients with confirmed Ebola Virus Disease in west Africa. Chimerix and the University of Oxford are in the process of finalizing a definitive agreement for supplying brincidofovir for the planned clinical trial.

Chimerix hammers out an emergency PhII Ebola study for antiviral

October 28, 2014 — Chimerix has outlined plans for a small Phase II study of its powerful antiviral brincidofovir as a counterpunch to Ebola.

In recent weeks the biotech ($CMRX) has added details on its study design listed on clinicaltrials.gov. The trial calls for 50 patients aged 2 months to 75 years old who test positive for the lethal Ebola virus. While the online site notes that no recruiting is being done yet, Chimerix lists a company contact for the study along with plans to start off Ebola patients with a 200-mg dose of brincidofovir (CMX001), to be followed up with four 100-mg doses over the next two weeks. The study is slated to wrap up a little more than a year from now.

New Data on Chimerix’s Brincidofovir Supports Safety and Antiviral Activity Against Multiple Life-Threatening DNA Viruses in Organ Transplant Recipients

Three Abstracts Presented at 2014 World Transplant Congress

DURHAM, N.C., July 31, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Chimerix, Inc. (Nasdaq:CMRX), a biopharmaceutical company developing novel, oral antivirals in areas of high unmet medical need, presented new data on its investigational antiviral, brincidofovir (BCV, CMX001), at the 2014 World Transplant Congress (WTC) in San Francisco.

Data presented at WTC support brincidofovir’s antiviral activity and safety profile in hematopoietic cell transplant (HCT) and solid organ transplant recipients who were treated for viral infections including adenovirus (AdV), cytomegalovirus (CMV), BK virus, Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) and varicella zoster virus (VZV).

Chimerix Announces Publication of Positive Phase 2 Results of Brincidofovir (CMX001) in the New England Journal of Medicine

Phase 2 Trial Evaluated Brincidofovir for the Prevention of Cytomegalovirus (CMV) Infection in Hematopoietic Cell Transplant Recipients

DURHAM, N.C., Sept. 26, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Chimerix, Inc. (Nasdaq:CMRX), a biopharmaceutical company developing novel, oral antivirals in areas of high unmet medical need, today announced the publication of results from its Phase 2 Study CMX001-201 evaluating brincidofovir (CMX001) for the prevention of cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection in hematopoietic cell transplant (HCT) recipients. The article, entitled “CMX001 to Prevent Cytomegalovirus Disease in Hematopoietic-Cell Transplantation,” appears in the September 26th issue of the New England Journal of Medicine (N Engl J Med 369:1227-36).

Chimerix Presents Brincidofovir (CMX001) Adenovirus Phase 2 Results

Positive Phase 2 Study Results Presented as Late Breaker at ICAAC

DURHAM, NC, September 11, 2013 – Chimerix, Inc. (NASDAQ: CMRX), a biopharmaceutical company developing novel, oral antivirals in areas of high unmet medical need, today announced the results from its exploratory Phase 2 Study 202 evaluating brincidofovir (CMX001) in hematopoietic cell transplant (HCT) recipients with early adenovirus (AdV) infection. Study 202 was the first trial of an antiviral agent in AdV infection. Brincidofovir (CMX001) is an investigational oral nucleotide analog lipid-conjugate that has demonstrated activity against all pathogenic families of double-stranded DNA (dsDNA) viruses, including herpesviruses, adenoviruses, and polyomaviruses.