Understanding mycobacteria to fight tuberculosis

by @NTNUhealth 3 September 2013

Tuberculosis kills about 1,5 million people each year and about 1/3 of the world’s population is infected. Trude Flo and the CEMIR research group at NTNU studies the interactions between the bacteria that cause tuberculosis and the immune system of the host. Understanding these interactions is crucial for the development of new vaccines and medicines to treat tuberculosis.

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