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 A stained section of lung tissue taken from mice infected with a tuberculosis-like bacteria and treated with an MMP inhibitor shows more stable blood vessels (blue) and a decrease in leaking blood (red) within the granulomas (dark, circular shadows)
April 30, 2018

Cancer Drug Helps Treat Tuberculosis

Biomedical engineers have discovered an unlikely potential ally in the global fight against tuberculosis -- an FDA-approved drug originally designed to treat cancer.
Avshalom Caspi and Terrie Moffitt sitting by a creekbed
March 20, 2018

Genetics and Crime

A research team led by postdoc Jasmin Wertz, Avshalom Caspi and Terrie Moffitt determined that a genetic signature previously discovered in a genome-wide association study of educational attainment