The next franchise that we really have which is CMV, Cytomegalovirus is a herpes family virus, the apartment that with Astellas, we’ve completed a Phase 2 study we’ll be starting a Phase 3 study in the first half of this year, but Astellas has two indications, one is for the treatment of transplant patient, the second is treatment for females of child-bearing age who get CMV during pregnancy, first time [after] pregnancy.I will talk more about that in terms of what the opportunity there, and then we announced in the last earnings call that we are embarking in herpes simplex 2 program, which is a therapeutic vaccine for treatment for patients, who have HSV-2 positive, will get lesion recurrences, given idea what size that market is, the big commercial opportunity, a ability to run that trial very quickly. We have a number of key validating partnerships, and the uniqueness about Vical is we do everything in-house.
Vical's CEO Hosts At Citi 2012 Global Health Care Conference (Transcript)
Check Out Our Best Services for Investors
- $2.5+ million portfolio
- Large-cap and dividend focus
- Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.
- Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
- Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
- A custom stock screener
- Model portfolio
- Stocks trading below $10
- Intraday trade alerts
More than 30 investing pros with skin in the game give you actionable insight and investment ideas.