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  22nd Conference on Retroviruses and
Opportunistic Infections
Seattle Washington Feb 23 - 26, 2015
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CROI Big Stories: TAF safety/efficacy, new HIV ARTs attachment & maturation inhibitors; new HCV drugs study results in HIV/HCV coinfected - Harvoni, daclatasvir+sofosbuvir, Abbvie 3D - (Ombitasvir, Paritaprevir Co-dosed With Ritonavir, Dasabuvir, and Ribavirin )
 
 
  from Jules: perhaps the biggest stories out of CROI from my perspective are the development of 2 new HIV therapies - the new attachment inhibitor & the new maturation inhibitors, as well as the safety & efficacy of TAF, and an important message out of CROI is that TAF can also be used in HCV coinfected patients as a replacement for TDF in their ART regimen which will likely provide key improvements. Equally important are the HCV coinfection study results from Harvoni, daclatasvir+sofosbuvir, and Abbvie's 3D Viekira Pak, and at CROI are a number of presentations on use of simeprevir+sofosbuvir as this therapy was the most potent HCV therapy available in 2014. Merck is in phase 3 with their 2 HCV drug regimen and developing a triple drug regimen with the study of the 2-drug regimen in combination with the nuke they acquired from Idenix. J&J is studying the nukes they acquired from Alios, they have the GSK NS5A inhibitor, and they have a non-nuke polymerase in-house as well as simeprevir. Abbvie & Merck reported 2nd/3rd generation drugs at AASLD in pre & early clinical - protease, NS5A. Achillion reported high SVR rates in their early clinical studies with their potent nuke, potent NS5A & they have 2 protease inhibitors.
 
- CROI: Attachment Inhibitor Prodrug BMS-663068 in Antiretroviral-Experienced Subjects: Week 48 Analysis - (02/27/15)
 
CROI: HIV-1 Attachment Inhibitor Prodrug BMS-663068: Interactions with DRV/r and/or ETR - (02/26/15)
 
CROI: HIV-1 Attachment Inhibitor Prodrug BMS-663068: Pharmacokinetics, Pharmacodynamics and Model-Based Dose Selection - (02/26/15)
 
- CROI: BMS-955176: Antiviral Activity and Safety of a Second-Generation HIV-1 Maturation Inhibitor - (02/27/15)
 
webcast:
http://www.croiwebcasts.org/console/player/25756?mediaType=slideVideo&
 
- CROI: Renal and Bone Safety of Tenofovir Alafenamide vs Tenofovir Disoproxil Fumarate - (02/27/15)
 
webcast -
http://www.croiwebcasts.org/console/player/25797?mediaType=slideVideo&
 
- CROI: Tenofovir Alafenamide (TAF) in a Single-Tablet Regimen in Initial HIV-1 Therapy - (02/26/15)
 
Webcast:
http://www.croiwebcasts.org/console/player/25755?mediaType=slideVideo&
 
CROI: Gilead Announces Phase 3 Results for Investigational Once-Daily Single Tablet HIV Regimen Containing Tenofovir Alafenamide (TAF) - (02/27/15)
 
CROI: TAF easier on kidney and bone signals than TDF in 48-week trials - written by Mark Mascolini - (02/27/15)
 
- Ombitasvir, Paritaprevir Co-dosed With Ritonavir, Dasabuvir, and Ribavirin for Hepatitis C in Patients Co-infected With HIV-1 A Randomized Trial - (02/24/15)
 
Results from AbbVie's Study of VIEKIRA PAK™ (ombitasvir, paritaprevir, ritonavir tablets; dasabuvir tablets) in Chronic Hepatitis C Patients with HIV-1 Co-Infection (TURQUOISE-I) Published Online in JAMA; Sub-analyses to be Presented at the Annual Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI) - (02/24/15)
 
- CROI: Ledipasvir/sofosbuvir for 12 Weeks in Patients Coinfected With HCV and hiv-1: ION-4 - (02/27/15)
 
CROI: Drug Interactions Between the anti-HCV Regimen Ledipasvir/Sofosbuvir and Ritonavir Boosted Protease Inhibitors plus Emtricitabine/Tenofovir DF - (02/25/15)
 
- CROI: Daclatasvir in Combination With Sofosbuvir for HIV/HCV Coinfection: ALLY-2 Study - (02/27/15)
 
Virologic Response Following Combined Ledipasvir and Sofosbuvir Administration in Patients With HCV Genotype 1 and HIV Co-infection - (02/24/15)