Sepsis

Grant Expected to Advance Sepsis Research

March 7, 2019

Wendy Walker, PhD, assistant professor in Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso’s Center of Emphasis in Infectious Diseases, recently received a $50,000 grant to study how the immune system plays a role in sepsis.

New Protein 'Switch' Could be Key to Controlling Sepsis

February 26, 2019

Scientists at the University of British Columbia have discovered a new protein "switch" that could stop the progression of blood-poisoning, or sepsis, and increase the chances of surviving the life-threatening disease.

Antidepressant Could Stop Sepsis, Study Suggests

February 15, 2019

An antidepressant drug used to treat obsessive-compulsive disorder could save people from deadly sepsis, new research from the University of Virginia School of Medicine suggests.

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