March 21, 2014
Ahead of World TB Day on March 24, UBC researcher Charles Thompson discusses the impact of the deadly disease at home and abroad.
Media Release | February 14, 2014
A large study of South African healthcare workers reveals major gaps in workplace protection against tuberculosis, HIV and hepatitis.
Media Release | November 22, 2012
A well-established family of drugs used to treat parasitic diseases is showing surprising potential as a therapy for tuberculosis (TB), according to new research from University of British Columbia microbiologists.
UBC researchers discover key to immune cell’s ‘internal guidance' system; could lead to more efficient vaccines
Media Release | February 5, 2012
University of British Columbia researchers have discovered the molecular pathway that enables receptors inside immune cells to find, and flag, fragments of pathogens trying to invade a host.