Halting Herpes: The Antiviral Effects of a Telomerase Inhibitor and a Natural Compound found in Green Tea on Herpes Simplex Virus Replication
Des Moines University faculty, staff, and students.
- Describe the diseases associated with herpes simplex virus infections.
- Identify unique challenges to treating diseases caused by herpesviruses.
- Discuss the effects of the telomerase inhibitor, MST-312 on herpes simplex virus replication.
- Discuss the effects of epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG) on herpes simplex virus replication.
Marie Nguyen, PhD
Associate Professor, Microbiology and Immunology, Des Moines University
Dr. Marie Nguyen has worked in the field of virology for over 20 years. Her graduate studies focused on Human Papillomaviruses. She began studying Herpes Simplex virus as a postdoc and has continued investigating them in her work at Des Moines University.
- 1.00 CE Contact Hour(s)