Video about a new project between Geisel’s Space Medicine Innovations Lab led by Prof. Jay Buckey and the Federal University of Pernambuco in Brazil to investigate the possibility of using measures of central auditory processing (the part of the brain that makes sense of sound) to assess the effects of Zika and Chikungunya viruses on the brain. (Video is in Portuguese.)
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Morgan Gilman, a fourth-year graduate student in the McLellan Lab at Geisel, is helping lead efforts to understand how a particular type of protein allows deadly viruses—such as Ebola and RSV (respiratory syncytial virus)—to gain entry into host cells, and how antibodies can be developed to neutralize that process.
Elizabeth Talbot, MD, an associate professor of medicine at Geisel, who specializes in infectious disease and international health at Dartmouth-Hitchcock and also serves as New Hampshire’s deputy state epidemiologist, shares the latest on what the scientific and medical communities are learning about Zika.