Meeting of Antiviral Drugs Advisory Committee

This meeting will be held in the United States from Wednesday December 14, 2011 to Thursday, December 15, 2011.

On December 14 - 15, 2011, the committee will discuss pathways for the development of drugs intended to treat variola virus infection (smallpox) in the event of an outbreak, including the use of animal models of other orthopoxviruses (the group of viruses that includes smallpox) as potential evidence of efficacy.

For further information, visit http://www.fda.gov/AdvisoryCommittees/Calendar/ucm274968.htm

The research leading to these results has received funding from the European Union Seventh Programme (FP7 2007/2013) under grant agreement n°260644-SILVER