Thursday, February 5, 2009

Microbicide uses RNA interference technology to halt viral infection

via Aidsmap

Scientists at Harvard Medical School have succeeded in protecting mice against herpes infection for one week using a single application of a microbicide based on a new technology called RNA interference.

The technology, still in its infancy as a therapeutic tool, could have a powerful impact as an HIV prevention tool, according to Professor Judy Lieberman, lead investigator.

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