UW Researchers Look for Best Way to Diagnose Tuberculosis
Annually, the World Health Organization (WHO) commemorates March 24 as World Tuberculosis Day in recognition of the continued impact of tuberculosis (TB), a widespread, and in many cases, fatal disease. By their estimate, more than 9 million people worldwide fell ill with TB in 2013 and 1.5 million died.
WaNPRC Study Examines Safety of Pediatric Vaccines, Such as MMR
Critical study of MMR (measles, mumps and rubella) vaccine shows no harm to neurodevelopment, cognition or behavior in vaccinated nonhuman primate infants. Five-year case-control study by researchers at the Washington National Primate Research Center is published as United States sees measles resurgence.
Dr. Nichole Klatt among Winners of 2015 Avant-Garde Award for HIV/AIDS Research
Nichole Klatt, Ph.D., core investigator with the Washington National Primate Research Center (WaNPRC), awarded $2.5 million to research the impact of cannabis on inflammation and viral persistence in treated HIV/SIV.