May 26, 2010 /EIN Presswire/ — Futuristic research involving gold nanorods could result in a new family of antiviral medicines that treat a broad range of infectious diseases.

The current issue of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences features a paper describing research conducted jointly by scientists at the University of Buffalo and the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that effectively delivers potent immune-boosting payloads by gold nanorods.

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