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Chimerix to Webcast R&D Update on October 15th

DURHAM, N.C., Oct. 13, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Chimerix, Inc. (Nasdaq:CMRX), a biopharmaceutical company developing novel, oral antivirals in areas of high unmet medical need, will webcast the company's R&D update presentations on Oct. 15, 2014 from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. ET.

To access the live webcast please visit the investor relations section of Chimerix's website at http://www.chimerix.com. An archived replay of the webcast will also be available on the company's website.

About Chimerix

Chimerix is a biopharmaceutical company dedicated to discovering, developing and commercializing novel, oral antivirals in areas of high unmet medical need. Chimerix's proprietary technology has given rise to brincidofovir (BCV, CMX001), a clinical-stage nucleotide analog lipid-conjugate, which has demonstrated potent antiviral activity and safety in convenient, orally administered dosing regimens. Chimerix is currently enrolling SUPPRESS, the Phase 3 study of brincidofovir for the prevention of cytomegalovirus (CMV) in hematopoietic cell transplant recipients. In addition, Chimerix is enrolling the pilot portion of the Phase 3 AdVise study of brincidofovir for treatment of adenovirus infection. Chimerix is also working with BARDA to develop brincidofovir as a medical countermeasure against smallpox. For further information, please visit Chimerix's website, www.chimerix.com.

CONTACT: Joseph T. Schepers Executive Director, Investor Relations and Corporate Communications ir@chimerix.com 919-287-4125Source:Chimerix, Inc.