How the Immune System Fights Back Against Anthrax Infections

Scientists at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences have uncovered how the body’s immune system launches its survival response to the notorious and deadly bacterium anthrax. The findings, reported online today and published in the June 22 issue of the journal Immunity, describe key emergency signals the body sends out when challenged by a life-threatening infection…. Read the full story from the UCSD Newsroom

Dr. Lars Eckmann

Dr. Lars Eckmann is one of the study coauthors. Lars Eckmann, MD, is Professor of Medicine in the Division of Gastroenterology.  |  Read the report online in Immunity (free full text of article in press).