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RSV-HRV viral interference

May. 15, 2017—RSV infection reduces the risk of infection with human rhinovirus, which could have implications for vaccine development and prevention strategies for viral respiratory tract infections in infants.

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Enzyme holds the door for influenza

Aug. 20, 2014—Compounds developed at Vanderbilt University may offer a new way to block influenza infection.

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Neural receptor for reovirus

Jul. 18, 2014—A newly identified receptor allows mammalian reovirus to infect neurons, shedding light on factors important for viral encephalitis.

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Target cell entry to halt Chikungunya virus

Apr. 28, 2014—Understanding how chikungunya virus binds to and enters cells offers a new target for antiviral medications.

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Multi-center effort targets lethal Ebola, Marburg viruses

Mar. 6, 2014—Vanderbilt University researchers are collaborating in a multi-center, federally-funded project to develop ways to treat and prevent the highly lethal Ebola and Marburg virus infections.

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