Reza Rezaei Javan investigates syncytins – viral genes that are essential for our survival
The story of the global pandemic of HIV is one of the most fascinating tales in medicine in our time, or indeed in any time. But the story of AIDS is also one of how countries across the world have had to acknowledge and respond to issues of stigmatised behaviours and human rights.
Join Dame Sally Davies, chief medical advisor to the UK government, as she leads a discussion on the 2014 Ebola outbreak.
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The blood of Vietnamese patients suffering from dengue fever has allowed scientists to discover a new way to potentially vaccinate against the deadly virus..
The meetings are presentations of three papers on HIV, selected by the three faculties. Commentaries of these papers and others (about 15 in total) are published each month in the HIV Digest which the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is commissioned to produce by UNAIDS. The meetings allow for questions and discussion and […]
Hans-Dieter Klenk was born in 1938 in Cologne, Germany. From 1985 to 2007 he was Professor of Virology and Head of the Department of Virology of the University of Marburg where he is now Professor emeritus. His research has focused on the structure and function of enveloped viruses (influenza viruses, paramyxoviruses, filoviruses) with special emphasis […]