April 13, 2023


Donghoon Chung, associate professor in the Department of Microbiology & Immunology and the UofL Center for Predictive Medicine for Biodefense and Emerging Infectious Diseases
By Betty Coffman University of Louisville researcher Donghoon Chung and collaborators have designed, synthesized and tested a new antiviral compound and shown it to be highly effective against two types of encephalitis viruses that cause devastating illness in humans. In preclinical studies, the team found that BDGR-49 protects against deadly eastern equine encephalitis virus (EEEV) or...
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