Having just released phase IIa data demonstrating the antiviral activity of its microRNA-targeting hepatitis C treatment miravirsen, Santaris Pharma is preparing to begin within a few months another phase II study that will examine the drug in combination with direct-acting antiviral agents, a company official said.

“Miravirsen is certainly doing what it says on the bottle … [demonstrating] a high barrier to resistance [with] good saturation and distribution within the liver,” Santaris CMO Michael Hodges told Gene Silencing News this week.

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