New Insight into the High Stakes Arms Race Between HMCV and Infected Cells

Rob Kalejta, Ph.D., McArdle Laboratory for Cancer Research, Emily Albright, graduate student, UW-Madison, and former postdoctoral researcher, Song Hee Lee, have recently shown that individual cells in the human body have an armament designed to prevent HCMV from achieving and maintaining this latency, to shine a spotlight on the virus so the immune system knows to fight. But the virus, in turn, has developed ways to thwart these defenses.

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