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TB bacteria mask their identity to intrude into deeper regions of lungs

Cell surface lipids hide molecular patterns that infection-killing cells might recognize as dangerous.

3 UW professors honored by NIH for innovative biomedical research

Three University of Washington faculty members are among those honored with a grant from the National Institutes of Health’s High Risk-High Reward program.

Two common drugs may help treat deadly Middle East Respiratory Syndrome

A combination of interferon-alpha 2b and ribavirin, drugs routinely given for hepatitis C, may be an effective treatment for the coronovirus that causes this new disease.

Functional genomics lab to predict potential AIDS vaccines efficacy and find protection markers

Funded by the NIH at $15 million over five years, the lab will be a national resource to evaluate candidate vaccines from studies around the country.