2018 CVM News: Russell lab finds some cells encourage, while others discourage, tuberculosis infection
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This news item is about: Scientists have spent decades pursuing an effective vaccine for tuberculosis (TB). Now, a study published recently in the Journal of Experimental Medicine by the research group of David Russell, William Kaplan Professor of Infection Biology, illustrates how certain host cells are able to either control or promote the growth of Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb) bacterium, informing a new approach to vaccine development in the fight against this global disease.
Cornell University, College of Veterinary Medicine
Cornell University. College of Veterinary Medicine -- Periodicals.; Russell, David G.; Roberts, Lauren Cahoon