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.
Novel viral therapy to treat specific types of cancer in children

Novel viral therapy to treat specific types of cancer in children

Apoptosis can reactivate latent herpesviruses in dying cell

Apoptosis can reactivate latent herpesviruses in dying cell

Virttu Biologics treats first cohort of patients in SEPREHVIR Phase I/IIa study

Virttu Biologics treats first cohort of patients in SEPREHVIR Phase I/IIa study

Discovery of pressure-driven infection mechanism opens door to new treatments for viral infections

Discovery of pressure-driven infection mechanism opens door to new treatments for viral infections

HSV-1 exploits immune system receptor to boost infectivity and cause disease

HSV-1 exploits immune system receptor to boost infectivity and cause disease

Alios begins oral dosing of ALS-8176 in Phase 1 clinical trial for RSV infection

Alios begins oral dosing of ALS-8176 in Phase 1 clinical trial for RSV infection

UIC's Center for Clinical and Translational Science selects six research projects for new pilot grants

UIC's Center for Clinical and Translational Science selects six research projects for new pilot grants

Scientists identify new class of immune cells that suppress genital herpes

Scientists identify new class of immune cells that suppress genital herpes

Adult male circumcision reduces bacteria living on penis, study shows

Adult male circumcision reduces bacteria living on penis, study shows

Study: Circumcision does not increase risk of herpes in infants

Study: Circumcision does not increase risk of herpes in infants

FDA approves Mylan's ANDA for generic version of Zovirax Ointment

FDA approves Mylan's ANDA for generic version of Zovirax Ointment

A new strategy to prevent herpes virus infections

A new strategy to prevent herpes virus infections

New therapeutic approach for bladder pain syndrome

New therapeutic approach for bladder pain syndrome

Synthetic progesterone birth control injections have vulnerability to certain infections: Research

Synthetic progesterone birth control injections have vulnerability to certain infections: Research

Northeast Ohio Medical University, CEL-SCI produce new investigational breast cancer vaccine

Northeast Ohio Medical University, CEL-SCI produce new investigational breast cancer vaccine

Cancer-killing viruses found safe but less effective than expected

Cancer-killing viruses found safe but less effective than expected

Viruses to treat metastatic cancers

Viruses to treat metastatic cancers

Alpha-herpesvirus axon-to-cell spread involves limited virion transmission

Alpha-herpesvirus axon-to-cell spread involves limited virion transmission

Virttu launches REPLICATE- Open Innovation Forum

Virttu launches REPLICATE- Open Innovation Forum

Genocea raises $30M in Series C financing round

Genocea raises $30M in Series C financing round