Santaris Pharma this week announced additional data from its phase IIa trial of miravirsen, its locked nucleic acid-based miR-122 inhibitor for the treatment of hepatitis C.

In the trial, treatment-naive HCV patients received weekly doses of the drug at either 3 mg/kg, 5 mg/kg, or 7 mg/kg levels over 29 days via subcutaneous injection.

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