The Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences

New kind of antibiotic may be more effective at fighting tuberculosis, anthrax, and other diseases

Diseases such as tuberculosis, anthrax, and shigellosis a severe food-borne illness eventually could be treated with an entirely new and more-effective kind of antibiotic, thanks to a team of scientists led by Huck Institutes affiliate Kenneth Keiler, an associate professor of biochemistry and molecular biology at Penn State.