The common cold sore, caused by herpes simplex virus 1 (HSV-1), is relatively harmless to most people, but for others it can cause life-threatening disease. In intensive care units, for example, the virus commonly leads to severe lung infections. Even in healthy people, in rare cases it can spontaneously cause inflammation of the brain, which […]
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Prof. Sharon Peacock has been elected as a member of the European Molecular Biology Organisation (EMBO). EMBO Members are elected annually in recognition of their contributions to scientific excellence. Selection as a member is thus a tribute to her research and achievements in the scientific community.