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BioCryst preclinical data

March 17, 2014 7:00 AM UTC

In cynomolgus macaques infected with a lethal dose of Marburg virus, twice-daily 15 mg intramuscular BCX4430 given 24 or 48 hours post-infection and for 14 subsequent days led to a 100% survival rate. All vehicle-treated control animals died by day 12. Data were published in Nature. BioCryst could not be reached for next steps, including when the company plans to start Phase I testing with the RNA-dependent RNA polymerase inhibitor. ...