UB Microbiologists Identify Disease Trigger

Updated November 27, 2013 This content is archived.

Along with other researchers, Anders P. Hakansson, PhD, of the Department of Microbiology and Immunology, has examined the mechanism that makes Streptococcus pneumonia bacteria — located in the mucous linings of the throat and nose — travel into the lungs, middle ear or bloodstream and cause diseases.