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HepCBC is a non-profit organization run by and for people infected and affected by hepatitis C. Our mission is to provide education, prevention and support to those living with HCV.

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Regulus Reports Clinical Hold of RG-101

Timelines of On-going Studies are not Expected to be Impacted Conference Call Today at 5:00 p.m. ET LA JOLLA, Calif., June 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Regulus Therapeutics Inc. (Nasdaq: RGLS), a biopharmaceutical company leading the discovery and development of innovative medicines targeting microRNAs, today announced it received verbal notice from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) that its Investigational New Drug (IND) for RG-101 for the t

Our Call to Arms: HCV Kills More Than Any Other Infectious Disease

"We need a call to arms to take action now to eradicate HCV from the planet. We have the tools and we have the ability to do something. To not do this is a crime and tragic. I ask you, my colleagues, to wake up others, organize, and make the push — Now and with great urgency." We’ve known for a long time that hepatitis C virus infection is a major cause of death in the United States; in fact, we now have evidence from the CDC that, among infectious diseas...

Cheryl Reitz’s verbatim testimony at today’s Blood Scandal Compensation Fund hearing

Cheryl's verbatim testimony at today's Blood Scandal Compensation Fund hearing (in Vancouver and broadcast to the main hearing in Toronto and to Montreal): Thank you. I am Cheryl Reitz, Volunteer and Board Secretary at HepCBC Hepatitis C Education and Prevention Society, one of only five hepatitis C patient groups in our entire country. We are all very small and belong to the larger umbrella group mentioned yesterday, Action Hepatitis Canada. HepCBC’s p...