Junior Fellow Mireille Kamariza is an award-winning scientist and entrepreneur, who was recognized for inventing a portable, low-cost diagnostic tool to detect tuberculosis.
Jan. 29, 2021 • ~10 min
"...Mtb hijacks the immune response at the very early phase of infection by accessing the bone marrow and manipulating stem cells."
Oct. 30, 2020 • ~7 min
A COVID-19 vaccine isn't the only tool for fighting this pandemic. An immunologist argues that safe pneumonia vaccines would reduce the severity of COVID-19, save lives and prevent the worst cases.
Oct. 14, 2020 • ~10 min
As ready as you are to be done with COVID-19, it's not going anywhere soon. A historian of disease describes how once a pathogen emerges, it's usually here to stay.
Oct. 14, 2020 • ~9 min
Looking at countries that had mandatory BCG vaccination policies gave researchers a way to test hypotheses about if the TB vaccine protected against COVID.
Sept. 22, 2020 • ~8 min
Ending the pandemic will take global access to COVID-19 treatment and vaccines – which means putting ethics before profits
The high cost of pharmaceuticals often means only the richest patients get lifesaving medicines. As coronavirus drugs emerge, it will require hard, creative work to ensure they're available to all.
July 16, 2020 • ~9 min
An antibiotic that treats tuberculosis could help fight fear and anxiety disorders when combined with therapy, researchers report.
July 7, 2020 • ~4 min
Harvard researchers, drawing on insights from tuberculosis research, say air conditioners may be a factor in COVID-19’s spread down South, and relatively inexpensive germicidal ultraviolet lights a weapon.
June 29, 2020 • ~7 min
Researchers may have found a new way to stop the bacteria that cause tuberculosis. It could lead to new drugs to fight the disease.
April 2, 2020 • ~4 min
A big pocket in a tuberculosis molecule is a mystery. "We've never seen anything like this before. It doesn't really make sense."
March 27, 2020 • ~8 min