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Few drugs have been developed to treat African trypanosomiasis, or sleeping sickness, and those in use are highly toxic, sometimes causing painful side effects and or death. Researchers at the University of Georgia have made a discovery that may soon lead to new safer therapies for this disease.
This special scholarship of $ 10,000 is awarded for one year to a UGA doctoral student whose research does or will have an international effect. Sharon is studying signaling pathways in Trypanosoma brucei, the etiologic agent of African sleeping sickness in Dr. Moreno’s laboratory.
Tags: Cells in Infection and Immunity
Livability.com has ranked Athens number 8 on its list of top college towns. The site recognizes the engaging outdoors activities, architecture and music scene as reasons the city was chosen.
An article posted by Alan Flurry on June 26, 2012 in The Franklin Chronicles describes Dr. Kimberly Klonowski's utilization of a well-known cell-signaling protein in fighting influenza.
Tags: Cells in Infection and Immunity
An article posted in The Franklin Chronicles By Alan Flurry on May 22, 2012 describes the fight against Toxoplasmosis being undertaken in the laboratory of Dr. Silvia Moreno.
Tags: Cells in Infection and Immunity
The Franklin Chronicles' July Faculty In The News page includes an Online Athens article about a Miami family's fundraising for Associate Professor Jim Lauderdale's aniridia research.
Tags: http://onlineathens.com/health/2012-07-03/miami-family-raises-funds-uga-eyesight-research, Cells and Disease
A disease called toxoplasmosis is considered to be a leading cause of death attributed to foodborne illness in the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Yet scientists have struggled to understand how Apicomplexan parasites that cause toxoplasmosis and numerous other diseases divide and grow.
Tags: Striepen, Toxoplasma, Cells and Disease, Cells in Infection and Immunity

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