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Nov 01, 2012
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Vertex to evaluate all-oral HCV regimens

Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:VRTX) announced two non-exclusive deals on Thursday to evaluate all-oral HCV regimens containing Vertex's VX-135 ( ALS-2200) in Phase II studies. Vertex partnered with Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) to evaluate VX-135 plus J&J's simeprevir ( TMC435), and with GlaxoSmithKline plc (LSE:GSK; NYSE:GSK) to evaluate VX-135 and GSK2336805. The Phase II trials each will evaluate 12-week...

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