Nicole Baumgarth, D.V.M, Ph.D. - Global Lyme Alliance Nicole Baumgarth, D.V.M, Ph.D. - Global Lyme Alliance
October 13, 2017

Nicole Baumgarth, D.V.M, Ph.D.

nicole baumgarth
October 13, 2017

Nicole Baumgarth, D.V.M, Ph.D.

Antibodies, made by the immune system, are important in controlling infections. The carbohydrates attached to them may affect how well they function. Dr. Baumgarth will study how B. burgdorferi infection in mice promotes changes in the composition of these sugars, which may be another tactic used by the bacteria to cause immune dysfunction.

STUDY (2017-18): “Defining protective antibody-mediated immunity to Borrelia burgdorferi”

 

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