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March 26, 2012
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The Gene That Can Transform Mild Influenza in to a Life Threatening Disease

A genetic finding could help to explain why influenza becomes a life-threatening disease for some people, and yet has only a mild effect on others. Collaborative research led by scientists at UCL and the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute found that … Continue reading

February 8, 2012
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UCLA Researchers Identify Peptide That Inhibits Replication of Hepatitis C Virus

Researchers from UCLA’s Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center have identified a cell-permeable peptide that inhibits a hepatitis C virus protein and blocks the viral replication that can lead to liver cancer and cirrhosis. The finding by Dr. Samuel French, a UCLA … Continue reading