Biomed Group
Long/short equity, healthcare, biotech

Chimerix: A Significant Player In The Antiviral Therapeutics Market

Viral diseases continue to pose some of the greatest challenges to modern medicine and therefore antiviral therapies are becoming an important, emerging area of pharmaceutical research. For many viral diseases, prophylactic vaccines are unlikely to be developed in the near future. Fortunately, effective antiviral therapies have been developed for many of these viruses. In this article, we decided to evaluate Chimerix, Inc. (NASDAQ:CMRX), a small-cap biopharmaceutical company engaged in the discovery, development, and commercialization of oral antiviral therapeutics for various medical needs.

Company Overview

Chimerix is based in Durham, North Carolina, and was founded in 1996. The company licensed lipid-conjugation technology from the University of California that has been shown to improve the potency of antivirals, and...

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