A novel “shock and kill” strategy for eliminating Mtb persisters in the CD4 T-cell-deficient host


Baltimore, Maryland


02/01/2016 - 12/31/2019


Petros Karakousis, MD

The objective of this study is to determine if pharmacological inhibition of the Mtb stringent response leads to accelerated eradication of TB infection in CD4-deficient mice. The structure activity relationship of various RelMtb inhibitors is being explored.


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