Academics & Research


October 2017

A Viral “Bait-and-Switch” Boosts Infection

University of Utah Health researchers have published in Nature a mechanism of infection that makes use of viral non-coding RNAs (ncRNAs) in previously unreported ways.

Immune System Cells Protect Against CMV-Induced Hearing Loss in Mice

Immune system cells known as natural killer (NK) cells play an important protective role against hearing loss in mice infected with cytomegalovirus (CMV), according to a new study published in PLOS Pathogens.