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ContraVir Hopes To Establish Backbone For Hepatitis B Combo Therapy

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Two deals have resulted in the formerly shingles-focused biotech beginning to build an HBV pipeline and look ahead to therapeutic advances similar to those seen in HIV and hepatitis C. But the New Jersey biotech will be competing with some deep-pocketed competitors in the space.

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