FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2006
NIAID MEDIA AVAILABILITY
Molecular Structure Reveals How Botulinum Toxin Attaches to Nerve Cells, May Lead to New Therapeutics
Katherine Taylor, Ph.D., Chief, Biodefense Drug Development Section, Office of Biodefense Research Affairs, NIAID, is available to discuss the Nature article.
Rona Hirschberg, Ph.D, Regional Regional Centers Senior Program Officer, Office of Biodefense Research Affairs, NIAID, is available to discuss the Regional Centers of Excellence for Biodefense and Emerging Infectious Diseases (RCE). For more information on the RCEs, see http://www.rcebiodefense.org/.
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Last Updated December 13, 2006