Study sheds light on how the immune system protects the body

Published: 8 May 2023

First study of humans with a rare immunodeficiency reveals how the immune system protects the body against pathogens known to cause serious diseases, such as tuberculosis and COVID-19. The research...

New study uncovers vast variation and significant deficits in tuberculosis care in urban India

Published: 25 September 2018

On September 26, Heads of State will gather in New York at the United Nations (UN) General Assembly’s first-ever high-level meeting on tuberculosis (TB) to accelerate efforts to end TB and reach...

Complete make-over in fight of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis

Published: 7 September 2018

Several new medicines have been found to be more effective than traditional ones used to treat multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB), according to a new international collaborative study led by...

Latent TB Treatment: Shorter is Better

Published: 2 August 2018

Treatment of latent tuberculosis is set to transform after a pair of studies from the Research-Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) revealed that a shorter treatment was safer...

Beyond Killing Tuberculosis

Published: 11 May 2018

Historically, our view of host defense against infection was that we must eliminate pathogens to eradicate disease. However, this perspective has recently been challenged as scientists have taken a...

$5M for Malaria, Tuberculosis Drug-discovery Research

Published: 17 December 2015

University of Toronto and McGill University scientists are leading an international partnership to discover new and improved drug treatments for tuberculosis, malaria and neglected tropical...

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