Conference Reports for NATAP
Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections Montreal, Canada
February 8-11, 2009
CMX157 Conjugate of tenofovir, prodrug: Hexadecyloxypropyl Tenofovir Associates Directly with HIV and Subsequently Inhibits Viral Replication in Untreated Cells
Reported by Jules Levin
CROI Feb 8-12 Montreal
Randall Lanier, Bernhard Lampert, Alice Robertson, Merrick Almond and George Painter Chimerix Inc, Research Triangle Park, NC, USA
Lanier formerly with GSK hopes CMX157 will be more potent and safer than tenofovir.