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Weakening Tuberculosis Bacteria’s Defenses May Speed Treatment and Thwart Drug Resistance

By sabotaging one of the tuberculosis bacterium’s defenses against antibiotics, Weill Cornell Medicine investigators may have found a way to accelerate treatment for the disease and possibly overcome growing resistance to existing therapies.  

In a study published April 25 in Science Translational Medicine, Dr. Dirk Schnappinger and colleagues found a way to...

May 3 - Symposium on Microbial Systems Biology; 11:00 am- 5:00 pm; Belfer Research Building, Room BB204A/B/C

Weill Family Foundation

Global Health Research Laboratories

2018 Symposium on Microbial Systems Biology

 May 3, 2018  from 11:00 am- 5:00 pm

Belfer Research Building, Room BB204A/B/C

 

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Weill Cornell Medicine Faculty Recruitment Seminar

“New Approaches to Old Problems: Drug Resistance and Functional Gemonics in M. tuberculosis"

 

Jeremy Rock, Ph.D.

Post-doctoral Fellow

Harvard School of Public Health

 

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Study: Experimental Compound Protects Transplanted Hearts from Rejection

This image shows a section of a transplanted heart in a mouse that was given only CTLA4-Ig, a standard anti-rejection therapy. A large number of infiltrating immune cells are visible by their blue-staining nuclei, showing that the heart is undergoing rejection. Heart muscle cell nuclei are also stained blue. All images: “Brief treatment with a highly selective immunoproteasome inhibitor promotes long-term cardiac allograft acceptance in mice.” Karreci, Esilida Sula. PNAS, 2016. doi: 10....

Weill Family Foundation Global Health Research Laboratories Symposium

Systems biology of Bacterial Physiology and Antibiotic Resistance
26 April 2016 
10:00 am – 4:00 pm 
Belfer Research Building, BB 302A-D

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