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Saturday, October 16, 2010

New Drug Reverses Scarring in Hepatitis B

FibroGen Starts Liver Fibrosis Study

FibroGen Inc. started a mid-stage study of a treatment aimed at reversing scarring of the liver from the hepatitis B virus.

The San Francisco biotech company said the study of its human monoclonal antibody, FT-3019, will be conducted in Hong Kong, where about 10 percent of the population has chronic hepatitis B.


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