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Microbiologists receive top Canadian recognition
Date:5/8/2008

d from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research and an Early Research award from the Ontario Ministry of Research and Innovation. Our research focuses primarily on a group of toxins called superantigens that are produced by the bacterial pathogens Streptococcus pyogenes and Staphylococcus aureus. These toxins induce a dramatic activation of the immune system and can cause a rare but very dangerous disease called toxic shock syndrome, explains McCormick. We use a number of advanced techniques in molecular biology, genetics, bacteriology, and immunology, to understand how these toxins function at a very detailed level, such that we rationally design inhibitors of their function, and also so that we can harness their function for immune based therapeutics.

The scientists will receive their awards June 9th in Calgary.


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Contact: Kathy Wallis
kwallis3@uwo.ca
519-661-2111 x81136
University of Western Ontario
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