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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, Kathy Spindler, and Matt Frieman Matt updates the TWiV team on MERS-coronavirus, and joins in a discussion of whether we should further regulate research on potentially pandemic pathogens. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 287 (78 MB .mp3, 108 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode MERS stories at CIDRAP MERS at CDC MERS […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello and Alan Dove Guests: Julie Pfeiffer and Paul Duprex Vincent and Alan meet up with Julie and Paul at the General Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology in Boston, to talk about their work on the pathogenesis of poliovirus and measles virus. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 286 (68 MB .mp3, 94 min) Subscribe […]

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Host: Vincent Racaniello Guests: XJ Meng and Sarah McDonald Vincent meets up with XJ and Sarah at Virginia Tech to talk about their work on viruses of swine and rotaviruses. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 285 (64 MB .mp3, 88 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode Hepatitis E virus (Int J Env Res Pub Health) Porcine and human […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler The TWiV team discusses how skin scarification promotes a nonspecific immune response, and whether remaining stocks of smallpox virus should be destroyed. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 284 (74 MB .mp3, 103 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode Skin scarification protects against vaccinia virus disease (J Virol) Smallpox research agenda […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler Guest: Jens H. Kuhn Jens speaks with the TWiV team about filoviruses, including the recent Ebola virus outbreak in Guinea. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 283 (80 MB .mp3, 110 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode Review of Zanamavir clinical trials (Brit Med J) Ebola virus disease in Guinea […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler The TWiV team reviews a meta-analysis of clinical trial reports on using Tamiflu for influenza, and suggestions on how to rescue US biomedical research from its systemic flaws. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 282 (75 MB .mp3, 104 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode World Malaria Day Review of oseltamivir clinical […]

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Host: Vincent Racaniello Guest: Peter L. Salk Vincent meets up with Peter L. Salk to talk about development of the first poliovaccine, eradication of poliomyelitis, and Jonas Salk’s 100th birth anniversary. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 281 (66 MB .mp3, 91 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode Jonas Salk Legacy Foundation Poliomyelitis control meeting poster (png) […]

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TWiV 280: Post viral

April 13, 2014

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler The TWiVmeisters answer listener email about the NEIDL, negative results, patenting MERS-coronavirus, human papillomavirus transmission, canine distemper virus, and much, much more. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 280 (71 MB .mp3, 99 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode Poxvirus viability in historical relics (EID) TWiM […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, and Kathy Spindler Vincent, Alan, and Kathy reveal how a retrovirus in the human genome keeps embryonic stem cells in a pluripotent state, from where they can differentiate into all cells of the body. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 279 (65 MB .mp3, 90 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode Retrovirus needed […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, and Kathy Spindler Vincent, Dickson, Alan, and Kathy discuss disruption of the ccr5 gene in lymphocytes of patients infected with HIV-1. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 278 (74 MB .mp3, 103 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode Gene editing of ccr5 in AIDS patients (NEJM) HIV gets the zinc finger […]

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