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Gates Foundation funds TB study

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Jay Solnick, professor of medicine and medical microbiology at the UC Davis Center for Comparative Medicine, received a grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to explore the basis for latency in tuberculosis. The UC Davis grant was chosen from nearly 4,000 applications "to explore bold and largely unproven ways to improve global health." Development of new tools to treat latent TB has been limited by a poor understanding of the fundamental biology of the infection. Solnick and his team will explore how chronic infection with Helicobacter pylori, which is better known as an important cause of peptic ulcers and gastric cancer, may offer protection against active TB.

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