New Research Toward Cure for Ebola

At a moment when researchers on both sides of the Atlantic are hard at work on anti-viral therapies, especially in response to the Ebola outbreak, a study published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences shows that a new family of proteins could become part of a possible cure.

Shan-Lu Liu, MD, PhD, associate professor in the University of Missouri’s School of Medicine’s Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, and coauthor of the study said, “This is a surprising finding that provides new insights into our understanding of not only HIV infection, but also that of Ebola and other viruses.”

Read more at the School of Medicine website.