Herpes Simplex Virus 2 News and Research

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Herpes Simplex Virus-2 is a sexually transmitted viral infection, which often produces painful sores, usually in the genital area. Once infected, an individual may carry the virus and be subject to recurrent bouts of infection. Some estimate that as many as 20 percent of the adult population in the United States has been exposed to the virus.
NanoViricides speeds up HerpeCide drug development program

NanoViricides speeds up HerpeCide drug development program

Anna Nele Meckler and Armelle Corpet to receive SNSF's 2015 Marie Heim-Vögtlin Prize

Anna Nele Meckler and Armelle Corpet to receive SNSF's 2015 Marie Heim-Vögtlin Prize

Roche announces FDA 510(k) clearance for cobas HSV 1 and 2 Test

Roche announces FDA 510(k) clearance for cobas HSV 1 and 2 Test

Roche announces FDA clearance for cobas Cdiff Test to detect C. difficile in stool specimens

Roche announces FDA clearance for cobas Cdiff Test to detect C. difficile in stool specimens

NanoViricides' anti-viral drug candidates show promise in lethal animal model of dermal herpes infection

NanoViricides' anti-viral drug candidates show promise in lethal animal model of dermal herpes infection

Trio of Andor EMCCD cameras chosen to unravel the inner structure of Herpes simplex virus

Trio of Andor EMCCD cameras chosen to unravel the inner structure of Herpes simplex virus

St. Luke’s Cancer Center offers new Phase II oncolytic viral therapy clinical trial for advanced melanoma

St. Luke’s Cancer Center offers new Phase II oncolytic viral therapy clinical trial for advanced melanoma

Rare genetic mutation explains why flu can kill in rare cases

Rare genetic mutation explains why flu can kill in rare cases

Personalized gene therapy to fight against cancer

Personalized gene therapy to fight against cancer

Common herpes drug Valacyclovir decreases HIV-1 levels

Common herpes drug Valacyclovir decreases HIV-1 levels

Scientists design a promising vaccine for herpes viruses

Scientists design a promising vaccine for herpes viruses

New type of vaccine holds promise for prevention of genital herpes

New type of vaccine holds promise for prevention of genital herpes

Johns Hopkins researchers successfully deliver new nanoparticle gene therapy to treat glioma in rats

Johns Hopkins researchers successfully deliver new nanoparticle gene therapy to treat glioma in rats

SLU investigators find promising candidates for new herpes virus treatments

SLU investigators find promising candidates for new herpes virus treatments

Study reports effective treatment approach to inhibit herpes virus infection

Study reports effective treatment approach to inhibit herpes virus infection

Chemotherapy drug combined with cancer-killing virus may treat recurrent ovarian cancer

Chemotherapy drug combined with cancer-killing virus may treat recurrent ovarian cancer

Infection with herpes simplex virus increases Alzheimer's risk

Infection with herpes simplex virus increases Alzheimer's risk

NanoBio to highlight prophylactic NE HSV-2 vaccine candidate at The Keystone Symposia Conference

NanoBio to highlight prophylactic NE HSV-2 vaccine candidate at The Keystone Symposia Conference

Study: 15,000 pregnant women show decreased amount of prevalence of HSV type 2

Study: 15,000 pregnant women show decreased amount of prevalence of HSV type 2

Researchers examine association between ritual circumcision procedure and HSV-1 in infants

Researchers examine association between ritual circumcision procedure and HSV-1 in infants