Hope for Herpes Keratitis Cure in China: Study results expected in 2022

In the global race for a Herpes cure, China is taking the lead. For the first time, transient gene-editing of the herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1) using mRNA-based CRISPR was shown to cure herpes keratitis in mice. Chinese researchers reported in a paper published January 11, 2021 of Nature Biotechnology. In a paper publishedContinue reading “Hope for Herpes Keratitis Cure in China: Study results expected in 2022”

Key Stakeholders for Herpes Patient Advocacy

How long until a herpes cure? When asking this question – ask yourself, what can I do to help? Want to know when the next clinical trial for a herpes cure is? Contact your elected representatives – tell them we need more clinical research for HSV. Contact your elected representatives to ask them to prioritizeContinue reading “Key Stakeholders for Herpes Patient Advocacy”

New HSV Advocates: A Starters Guide to Activism

Step 1: Getting started with Herpes Advocacy Know the facts so you can speak to them in your advocacy. Read the latest news. Stay informed on the latest news. Sign up for Herpes Cure Advocacy news! You can view and participate in archived advocacy alerts by clicking here. Still want to do more? Spread theContinue reading “New HSV Advocates: A Starters Guide to Activism”

A Herpes and Alzheimer’s link?

There is mounting evidence that has increasingly pointed to HSV-1 as being possibly involved in Alzheimer’s disease. Dr. Itzhaki, who has worked extensively to investigate the link, published a paper in 1991 which was the very first experimental study to link HSV1 and AD. In the paper, she noted that she discovered the viral DNAContinue reading “A Herpes and Alzheimer’s link?”