Archive: How HPV Causes Cancer and Why it Still Matters

Presented by: Associate Professor, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Nebraska Center for Virology, School of Biological Sciences

Dr. Angeletti explains the biology of HPV and its infection; including how the virus replicates and how it hides from the immune system. He will then discuss the mechanism by which HPV causes cancer. He shows evidence of different manifestations of HPV-related dysplasia, using examples from his research work in Tanzania and Zambia. He explains the rationale for adopting an effective public HPV vaccination strategy and provide evidence for efficacy of the current vaccine.

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