Welch Foundation grant supports UTA research on drug-resistant tuberculosis
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 Immune cells in overdrive: Study finds unbalanced response worsens lung infectionsImmune cells in overdrive: Study finds unbalanced response worsens lung infections
 
CD4+ T cells have been highlighted in the scientific literature for the important role they play in the immune response to lung infections.
 
   Welch Foundation grant supports UTA research on drug-resistant tuberculosisWelch Foundation grant supports UTA research on drug-resistant tuberculosis
 
With a $300,000 grant, the Welch Foundation is supporting University of Texas at Arlington research into why some types of Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb), the bacteria that causes the lung disease tuberculosis (TB), do not respond to treatments.
 
   TB cases in England spike by 10.7% in 2023TB cases in England spike by 10.7% in 2023
 
Figures published today by the UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) in its TB annual report, show that tuberculosis cases in England in 2022 were stable compared to 2021 (4,380 in 2022 compared to 4,411 in 2021).
 
 LJI scientists uncover clues to how human T cells combat Mycobacterium tuberculosis
 
LJI scientists uncover clues to how human T cells combat Mycobacterium tuberculosisLa Jolla Institute for Immunology (LJI) is working to guide the development of new tuberculosis vaccines and drug therapies.
 
 
 Understanding T cell responses to tuberculosis infection
 
Understanding T cell responses to tuberculosis infectionResearchers find promising targets for a tuberculosis vaccine and medication by monitoring T cell activity.