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Fighting Sepsis: Drug ‘Revs Up’ the Immune System

News   Mar 09, 2018 | Original story from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis

 
Fighting Sepsis: Drug ‘Revs Up’ the Immune System

Richard Hotchkiss, MD, a professor of anesthesiology (left), and Jane Blood (right), a nurse manager in the Department of Anesthesiology's Division of Clinical and Translational Research, talk with Greg Porter, 34, of Nashville, Ill., who has recovered from sepsis. Porter participated in a clinical trial at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. The researchers found that a drug that revs up the immune system holds promise in treating sepsis. Credit: Huy Mach

 
 
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