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Herpes Research

Great herpes research is currently being done all over the world.  Here we link to some of the best herpes research studies and summarize their findings.

This page is a work in progress, so please bear with us as we add more information.  If you have info and links on new herpes research studies, please Contact Us with that information.

Herpes Clinical Trials

Clinical Trials – Link to current clinical trials related to HSV-1 or HSV-2:

University of Washington Virology Department

The Virology Department at the University of Washington in Seattle is one of the most renowned institution doing research on the subject of herpes.  Below are some links to some of the best herpes research studies and a summary of findings.

UW did a study on How Well Acyclovir works to reduce virus shedding.  In this study, patients taking daily Acyclovir were amazingly able to reduce the percentage of days they were shedding the virus to less than 1% of the time!  So suppressive therapy along with the regular use of condoms is extremely effective in reducing the risk of transmission.

Study on How Herpes is Often Spread even without Symptoms – Give to your Doctor!

UW Study published in April 2011: Genital shedding of herpes simplex virus among symptomatic and asymptomatic persons with HSV-2 infection.

More links to come!