SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tobira Therapeutics, Inc., a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company advancing cenicriviroc (CVC) in liver disease and HIV, announced today that it will be presenting two posters at "The Liver Meeting 2014," an annual international conference organized by the American Association for the Study of Liver Disease (AASLD). Tobira and its research partners will be presenting the results of a recently completed Phase 1 study of CVC in hepatic impaired (cirrhotic) patients as well as an analysis from its completed Phase 2b study in HIV infected subjects showing an improvement in markers of inflammation and liver fibrosis risk scores associated with CVC treatment.
CVC presentations at AASLD:
- Saturday, November 8th – Poster Session 1: Fibrosis: Clinical and Translational, 2:00 PM – 7:30 PM
Improvements in APRI and FIB-4 fibrosis scores correlate with decreases in sCD14 in HIV-1 infected adults receiving cenicriviroc over 48 weeks (#455)
M. Thompson; W. Chang; H. Jenkins; A. Flynt; M. D. Gottwald; E. Lefebvre
- Monday, November 10th – Late Breaking Poster Session, 8:00 AM – 5:30 PM
Pharmacokinetics and safety of multiple-dose cenicriviroc, a novel, oral, once-daily CCR2 and CCR5 antagonist, in adults with mild or moderate hepatic impairment (LB-12)
E. Lefebvre; P. Smith; M. S. Willett; K. C. Lasseter; W. Chang; M. D. Gottwald
About Tobira Therapeutics
Tobira is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of therapies to treat liver disease, HIV, fibrosis and inflammation. The company's lead product, cenicriviroc (CVC), is a first in class immumodulator and dual inhibitor of CCR2 and CCR5 being evaluated for the treatment of nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) and HIV. CVC's safety and tolerability profile has been evaluated in approximately 580 subjects who have been dosed in Phase 1 and Phase 2 trials, including 115 HIV-1 infected subjects on treatment for up to 48 weeks. Tobira is currently enrolling patients in CENTAUR, a Phase 2b study of CVC in NASH. Tobira also plans to advance CVC in a fixed-dose combination for HIV type 1 infection through Phase 3 development and commercialization in collaboration with a strategic partner or with non-dilutive financing. Learn more at www.tobiratherapeutics.com. For additional information on the CENTAUR study, please visit clinicaltrials.gov using the identifier NCT02217475.
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Chief Financial Officer
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