September 05, 2012

Treating Chagas' Disease: Jim McKerrow

Our guest this month is Dr. James McKerrow, a professor and chair in experimental pathology at UCSF. Dr. McKerrow and his team work to develop new drugs for neglected tropical diseases; diseases that affect low-income regions and consequently receive less attention from pharmaceutical companies. Dr. McKerrow takes us through the process of developing new treatments against these devastating infections.

More on the McKerrow Lab's research

Hosted by Alex Mendelsohn