Once the center of a public storm of anger over denied drug, Chimerix now can’t even recruit patients for their trials
Five years after Chimerix found itself at the center of a hurricane of public anger over its initial refusal to provide their lead experimental drug to a dying child, the biotech says now that they can’t even recruit patients for their studies.
That’s forcing them to scrap all their late-stage clinical development work on the drug — the oral antiviral brincidofovir — and lay off half the remaining staff at the Durham, NC-based biotech.
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