Achillion reports interim results on ACH-3102 Achillion announced that it has completed enrollment in a pilot Phase 2a trial evaluating ACH-3102, a second-generation pan-genotypic NS5A inhibitor, in combination with ribavirin for the treatment of patients with chronic genotype 1b hepatitis C virus infection. Up to 12 weeks of once daily ACH-3102 appears safe and well tolerated with no on-treatment virologic breakthrough observed to date.
Achillion March calls active on renewed takeover chatter Achillion March 14 and April 15 calls are active on total call volume of 1,600 contracts (100 puts) on renewed takeover chatter. February weekly call option implied volatility is at 82, March and April is at 79, June is at 81; compared to its 10-week average of 81 according to Track Data. Active call volume suggests traders taking positions for large near term price movement.