Stories by John A. T. Young and R. John Collier
Recent discoveries are suggesting much-needed strategies for improving prevention and treatment. High on the list: ways to neutralize the anthrax bacterium's fiendish toxin
JOHN A. T. YOUNG and R. JOHN COLLIER have collaborated for several years on investigating the anthrax toxin. Young is Howard M. Temin Professor of Cancer Research in the McArdle Laboratory for Cancer Research at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Collier, who has studied anthrax for more than 14 years, is Maude and Lillian Presley Professor of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics at Harvard Medical School.