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Maziar Divangahi

TB: avoiding and subverting immunity

Mon, 2014-12-22 16:44

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Contact: Maziar Divangahi
Organization: Asst Prof, Dept Medicine
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Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS): McGill expert

Tue, 2014-05-13 10:35

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Researchers find that influenza has an Achilles’ Heel

Flu epidemics cause up to half a million deaths worldwide each year, and emerging strains continually threaten to spread to humans and cause even deadlier pandemics. A study by McGill University professor Maziar Divangahi published by Cell Press on April 10 in the journal Immunity reveals that a drug that inhibits a molecule called prostaglandin E2 (PGE2) increases survival rates in mice infected with a lethal dose of the H1N1 flu virus. The findings pave the way for an urgently needed therapy that is highly effective against the flu virus and potentially other viral infections.
Thu, 2014-04-10 12:04

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Contact: Cynthia Lee
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Contact: Mary Beth O'Leary
Organization: Media Relations Cell Press/Elsevier
Office Phone: +1 617 397 2802
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