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Animation: How New “Trojan Horse” Antibody Strategy Kills Ebola

Video   Dec 20, 2017 | Original Video from Albert Einstein College of Medicine

 

Using animation, Dr. Kartik Chandran explains how he worked with a team of scientists to develop a new therapeutic strategy to target a hidden Achilles’ heel shared by all known types of Ebola virus. Two antibodies developed with this strategy blocked the invasion of human cells by all five ebolaviruses. The team included scientists from Albert Einstein College of Medicine, U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases (USAMRIID), Integrated Biotherapeutics, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, and The Scripps Research Institute.

 
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