Chimerix to Announce First Quarter 2016 Financial Results on May 9, 2016

DURHAM, N.C., May 03, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Chimerix, Inc. (Nasdaq:CMRX), a biopharmaceutical company developing novel antivirals to address unmet medical needs, today announced that it will host a live conference call and audio webcast on Monday, May 9, 2016 at 8:30 a.m. ET to report financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2016, and to provide a business overview.

To access the live conference call, please dial (877) 354-4056 (domestic) or (678) 809-1043 (international) at least five minutes prior to the start time, and refer to conference ID 99330956. A live audio webcast of the call will also be available on the Investors’ section of the Company's website, www.chimerix.com. An archived webcast will be available on the Chimerix website approximately two hours after the event.

About Chimerix

Chimerix is a biopharmaceutical company dedicated to discovering, developing and commercializing novel antivirals in areas of high unmet medical need. Chimerix's proprietary lipid conjugate technology has produced brincidofovir (CMX001), a clinical-stage nucleotide analog, CMX157 which was licensed to ContraVir Pharmaceuticals in 2014, and early clinical candidates including CMX669. For further information, please visit Chimerix's website, www.chimerix.com.

CONTACT: Investor Relations: ir@chimerix.com or Jesse Baumgartner Stern Investor Relations Jesse@sternir.com 212-362-1200 Media: Becky Vonsiatsky W2O Group bvonsiatsky@w2ogroup.com 413-478-2003

Source:Chimerix, Inc.