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Could a cure for CMV result in longer lifespans?

While standard antiviral therapies can suppress active viral replication, there’s no existing treatment that can eradicate latent infection, meaning there’s no cure for many prevalent viral diseases. Viral infection has…

NZ’s Pandemic Preparedness Report – Our Assessment

NZ’s Pandemic Preparedness report – our assessment

New Zealand’s Infectious Disease Research Platform ‘Te Niwha’ has released a substantial report entitled “Likely future pandemic agents and scenarios: An epidemiological and public health framework”. The report was commissioned…

A Simple Diagram Showing The Process Of Viral Replication Within A Human Cell, And Intervention With An Antiviral, Leading To Apoptosis.

Understanding apoptosis: the natural process of cell self-destruction

Introduction: Apoptosis is a natural and necessary process that occurs in the human body. It is sometimes referred to as “programmed cell death” which is a helpful way to understand…

A Group Photo Of All The Winners At The GEN NZ Awards 2023.

Kimer Med’s Rick Kiessig wins GEN NZ ‘Entrepreneur of the Year’

Nelson, New Zealand – 27 Oct 2023 – Kimer Med co-founder and CEO, Rick Kiessig, was awarded Entrepreneur of the Year at the GEN NZ 2023 Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Awards held…

The JC Virus – common, Harmless And Sometimes, Deadly

The JC virus – common, harmless and sometimes, deadly

The JC virus is one of those viruses that you’ll probably never hear about, until you find it that it might kill you! The JC virus was identified in 1965,…

Flaviviruses Are An Increasing Threat To Public Health

Flaviviruses are an increasing threat to public health

Flaviviruses are a family of viruses that cause a range of serious human diseases such as Dengue fever, Zika virus fever and Japanese encephalitis. They are important to understand due…

Dr Francis Kwong Of ADVA, And Kimer Med's Dr Mike Schmidt, At The Asia Dengue Summit 2023

6th Asia Dengue Summit a success

6th Asia Dengue Summit –15 & 16 June, Bangkok, Thailand Attended by Kimer Med’s Business Development Manager, Dr Mike Schmidt, the annual Dengue Summit presents an opportunity for Dengue researchers,…

Kimer Med Lead Scientist, Dr Rishi Pandey, Working In The Laboratory.

Breakthrough results – Kimer Med confirms antiviral compound works against Dengue and Zika

Nelson, New Zealand – 7 June 2023 – Kimer Med, a Nelson, New Zealand-based biotech start-up developing broad-spectrum antiviral compounds, today announced that it had achieved two 100% positive results in tests…

Screenshot Of The Nelson Mail/Stuff Lead Story About Kimer Med's Antiviral Development Work.

Kimer Med responds to comments in media

It was brought to our attention that someone has made a bunch of somewhat pessimistic comments on a Stuff article (November 28) about Kimer Med. We encourage questions about our…

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