Viriom Inc. will present its innovative medicines for treatment and prophylaxis of HIV and announce the plan for accessing Chinese market at the international China BioMed Innovation and Investment Conference (CBIIC). The CBIIC will be held in Suzhou on September 18-20.
Since 2016, the CBIIC gathers vast audiences of medical professionals and investment companies; in 2018, it will bring more than 3,500 participants, 700 pharmaceutical companies, 500 financial institutions, including experts in the pharmaceutical industry, officials, media representatives, to discuss solutions for Chinese Healthcare and Pharma industry. The 2018 conference will establish more than 10 parallel sessions in the Suzhou Industrial Park, and promises to be “the most influential event in the world for pharmaceutical innovation and investment in Asia.” The organization team includes a board of investor groups, China Pharmaceutical Innovation and Research Development Association (PhiRDA), China Association of Enterprises with Foreign Investment R&D-based Pharmaceutical Association Committee, various research centers. This is the perfect platform for Viriom global team to meet current and future regional partners, share an international experience and, bring more development and product insight about Viriom’s HIV line of products to healthcare community and its patients.
One of the leading products of Viriom Inc. is elsulfavirine (aka ESV, brand name Elpida® a once daily 20mg capsules, best in class non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor to block HIV replication), Viriom licensed Elpida from Roche in 2009. Based on the positive clinical result from a 48-week, multi-center clinical trial, followed by 96-100 week pivotal study, Viriom Inc. launched and continues to launch Elpida in several developing markets expecting to treat over 8000 HIV patients in 2017-2018. Elpida, elsulfavirine based fixed dose combinations and elsulfavirine once weekly dosing regimen are undergoing market registration and development in several countries including Thailand and USA. According to the new rules for innovative drugs established by CFDA, Elpida has a potential to obtain market authorization in China via fast track.