Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh and University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Find Molecule That Polices TB Lung Infection, Could Lead to Vaccine

Published: Jan 03, 2013

The presence of a certain molecule allows the immune system to effectively police tuberculosis (TB) of the lungs and prevent it from turning into an active and deadly infection, according to a new study led by researchers at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC and the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. Their findings appear today in the online version of the Journal of Clinical Investigation.

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