A team of Dartmouth researchers has found that mothers who have developed antibodies against the herpes simplex virus (HSV-1) can pass these antibodies to the nervous systems of their infants, protecting them from acquiring the virus.
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Thanks to a collaboration between the pharmaceutical company MedImmune and Geisel structural biologist Jason McLellan, PhD, a long-awaited vaccine to protect infants from RSV may soon become a reality. Their findings are featured as this month’s cover story in the journal Science Translational Medicine.
Structural biologist Jason McLellan, PhD, an assistant professor of biochemistry at Geisel, is doing groundbreaking research on viral proteins that is providing new insights into deadly outbreaks such as Ebola and MERS-CoV.