UMass Medical School scientists Jeremy Luban, MD, and Trudy Morrison, PhD, have been elected fellows of the American Academy of Microbiology for their scientific achievement and original contributions to the field of microbiology.
Dr Clare Smith is playing a critical role in the eradication of a disease which affects millions of people around the globe each year. Malaria, the mosquito-borne infectious disease, kills almost a million people every year – most of them children under the age of five.
Samuel M. Behar, MD, PhD, professor of microbiology and physiological systems, explains new research which shows that immune cells called “invariant natural killer T-cells” help fight mycobacterium tuberculosis.
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