Preliminary Data Shows That Arbutus’ Capsid Inhibitor, AB-836 Is Generally Safe and Well-Tolerated and Provides Robust Antiviral Activity

WARMINSTER, Pa., Dec. 01, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Arbutus Biopharma Corporation (Nasdaq: ABUS), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company primarily focused on discovering, developing and commercializing a broad portfolio of assets with different modes of action to provide a cure for people with chronic hepatitis B virus (cHBV) infection and to treat coronaviruses (including COVID-19), today announced preliminary data from its on-going Phase 1a/1b clinical trial demonstrating that its next generation capsid inhibitor, AB-836, is generally safe and well-tolerated in both healthy subjects and patients with cHBV and provides robust antiviral activity. Read More