Cytheris SA Announces Publication of Preclinical Study

Published: Feb 22, 2011

PARIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cytheris SA, a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on research and development of new therapies for immune modulation, today announced publication of data showing that IL-7 is able to overcome many of the factors that thwart an effective immune response during chronic overwhelming viremia in diseases such as HIV infection and viral hepatitis. The results of this study also suggest how in the context of the reduced viral load established by current treatments for chronic viral diseases, IL-7 therapy could be used to produce and expand specific T cells and promote a broad and durable immune mediated antiviral response.

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