Cytomegalovirus Archives

Cytomegalovirus threat outweighs Zika risk, NAU says


As the Zika virus continues to spread across the globe and gain worldwide attention for associated potential birth defects, an NAU researcher is calling for greater public awareness of cytomegalovirus—the most common viral cause of birth defects in the United States. Amy Armstrong-Heimsoth, assistant clinical professor of occupational therapy at NAU’s Phoenix Biomedical Campus, began researching… Read More →

UA Researchers Earn Flinn Foundation Grant


University of Arizona researchers have been awarded a $200,000 two-year seed grant by the Flinn Foundation through its Promoting Translational Research in Precision Medicine grants program to define the pulmonary virome and the role of Cytomegalovirus (CMV) persistence in the lung. The goal of this program is to foster collaborative efforts between physician-scientists and bench… Read More →