A team of scientists led by the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory designed a molecule that disrupts the infection mechanism of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus and could be used to develop new treatments for COVID-19 and other viral diseases.
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Scientists at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital have created a tool that can find safe places to introduce genes into human DNA. The tool is an early step in the process to improve the safety and efficacy of gene and cell therapies. The work appears today in Genome Biology. The study’s first authors are Dewan Shrestha, of St.… Read More
Dr. McCullers, a world-renowned infectious disease specialist, and chair of the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center … calls for large-scale studies involving consortia or clinical networks to unlock the next unanswered questions about co-infections and viruses in order to prevent the loss of life of a pandemic similar to the one in… Read More