CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Oct. 1, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Idenix Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq:IDIX), a biopharmaceutical company engaged in the discovery and development of drugs for the treatment of human viral diseases, today announced a poster presentation featuring preclinical data for its uridine nucleotide prodrug candidate for the treatment of hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection at the 64th Annual Meeting of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD), which will take place in Washington, DC, November 1-5, 2013. Full abstracts can now be viewed at the AASLD website at www.aasld.org. The following abstract will be presented in a poster session during the AASLD Annual Meeting in the Poster Hall on Saturday, November 2, 2013, 2:00pm – 7:30pm Eastern Time:
- Abstract No. 485: "A Novel Uridine Nucleotide Prodrug, IDX20963, and Its Potential for Use in a Low-Dose Direct-Acting Antiviral Regimen for HCV."
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