DURHAM, N.C., Jan. 7, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Chimerix, Inc. (Nasdaq:CMRX), a biopharmaceutical company developing novel, oral antivirals in areas of high unmet medical need, today announced that M. Michelle Berrey, M.D., M.P.H., President and Chief Executive Officer of Chimerix, will present at the 33rd Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference on Wednesday, January 14, 2015 at 10:00 am PST (1:00 pm EST) at the Westin Saint Francis Hotel in San Francisco.
A live audio webcast of the presentation will be available on the Investor Relations section of Chimerix's website at http://ir.chimerix.com/events.cfm, where it will be archived for 90 days.
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 produced brincidofovir (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, a Phase 3 study of brincidofovir for the prevention of cytomegalovirus (CMV) in adult hematopoietic cell transplant (HCT) recipients. In addition, Chimerix is enrolling the Phase 3 AdVise trial of brincidofovir for treatment of adenovirus (AdV) infection. Chimerix is working with BARDA to develop brincidofovir as a medical countermeasure against smallpox. For further information, please visit Chimerix's website, www.chimerix.com.
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