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2010-05-04 13:33:39

A national study involving a UT Southwestern Medical Center neonatologist and pediatric infectious diseases specialist suggests that a screening test routinely performed in newborns is not very good at identifying cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection, a leading cause of hearing loss in children.

2010-05-04 07:30:00

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., May 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Chimerix, Inc., a biotechnology company developing orally-available antiviral therapeutics, announced today that Kenneth I. Moch has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr.

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2010-04-02 11:21:54

A study published in this week's online edition of Science has uncovered how the cytomegalovirus (CMV) is able to re-infect people in spite of the presence of a strong immune response.

2010-03-09 07:30:00

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Chimerix, Inc., a biotechnology company developing orally-available antiviral therapeutics, today announced the initiation of a multi-center Phase 2 clinical trial designed to evaluate CMX001 in stem cell transplant recipients who are seropositive for cytomegalovirus (CMV). CMX001 is a broad-spectrum antiviral agent with demonstrated activity against double-stranded DNA (dsDNA) viruses.

2010-02-11 10:36:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Patient Access Network (PAN) Foundation will expand its services to provide co-payment assistance for medications to underinsured patients through five new funds -- including grants of up to $10,000 per year for prostate cancer patients.

2010-02-04 07:30:00

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Feb. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Chimerix, Inc., a biotechnology company developing orally available antiviral therapeutics, announced today that Gwendolyn Powell Painter, M.D., M.P.H., has joined the company as Chief Medical Officer. Dr.

2009-12-07 19:26:31

A new study shows that people who have been infected with West Nile virus may have persistent virus in their kidneys for years after initial infection, potentially leading to kidney problems.

2009-10-21 12:23:10

Current research suggests that latent cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection may exacerbate inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).


Latest Cytomegalovirus Reference Libraries

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2011-01-12 15:30:34

Cytomegalovirus, a herpes viral genus, is known in humans as HCMV. It is part of the Betaherpesvirinae subfamily. Other herpesviruses fall into the subfamilies of Alphaherpesvirinae or Gammaherpesvirinae. xHCMV infections are frequently associated with salivary glands. It can be lethal for people who are immunocompromised. Other CMV viruses are found in several mammal species, but species isolated from animals differ from HCMV in terms of genomic structure. HCMV is found all over the...

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