Pfizer/GSK HIV Spin-Off ViiV Healthcare Debuts With Personalized Drugs in Portfolio | GenomeWeb

By Turna Ray

ViiV Healthcare, GlaxoSmithKline and Pfizer’s joint spin-off venture to market HIV treatments, will include in its pipeline at least two personalized drugs — Epizicom, which combines lamivudine and the genetically targeted abacavir, and the CCR5-antagonist Selzentry.

ViiV Healthcare, which GSK and Pfizer launched last week, is a new company combining the two firms’ HIV divisions and products. The companies first announced the decision to create the spin-off in April.

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