The Mycobacteria Research Laboratories, founded in 1986, is an internationally recognized research and training center within the Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Pathology. With access to exceptional facilities and resources, the center leads fundamental and translational research to understand mycobacterial diseases and pathogens, and innovate models of disease, diagnostics, therapeutics, and vaccines. Members collaborate extensively with center peers, university colleagues, and a host of scientific partners around the world. Through teaching, training, and outreach, members have a global influence on the understanding and treatment of mycobacterial diseases.
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CSU researchers take a major role in identifying leprosy in wild chimpanzees
An international team that includes researchers John Spencer, Ph.D., and Charlotte Avanzi, Ph.D., of the Colorado State University Mycobacteria Research Laboratories has identified leprosy in wild chimpanzees in the West African countries of Guinea-Bissau and Ivory Coast.
CSU researchers discover that anti-malaria drugs can fight pulmonary disease
A research team at Colorado State University has discovered that drugs used to treat malaria are also effective at treating a pulmonary disease similar to tuberculosis.
Researchers develop new way to evaluate tuberculosis treatments
Researchers hope this new method will accelerate the development of shorter treatment regimens.
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