Varicella zoster virus (VZV) is a highly successful human pathogen, which is never completely eliminated from the host. Investigating VZV pathogenesis is challenging as VZV is a human-specific virus and infection does not occur, or is highly restricted, in other species. A critical requirement for the manufacturing of safe and potent vaccines is the measurement of the biological activity to ensure proper dosing and efficacy, while minimizing potentially harmful secondary effects induced by immunization. The tropism of VZV for skin is the most obvious clinical manifestation of VZV infection, producing the vesicular cutaneous lesions that are associated with varicella and zoster. Researchers from GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) in Philadelphia and RTI (Research Triangle Institute) Health Solutions in North Carolina studied data from MarketScan, a large health care claims database, and made the above conclusion. In this study, we found that VZV-induced autophagic flux was not blocked. Their mentor is Bernard Rentier, Ph.D., D.Sc., vice-rector, professor of Biology and head of the Fundamental Virology Unit at the University’s Institute of Pathology.
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