Fredericktown Neighborhood Watch Meeting – Surviving an Active Shooter Event


We are very excited to announce that the focus of our April 2018 Neighborhood Watch meeting will be how to survive an active killer event utilizing the Run, Hide, Fight philosophy.  As usual, this event is open to all members of the public and we really hope to have a strong turnout for this very important and timely topic. … Read full story

NIDA’s 2018 Avant-Garde Awards Highlight Immune Response and Killer Cells

NIH’s awards support groundbreaking approaches to HIV prevention and treatment.

With diverse proposals focused on everything from natural killer cells to therapeutic vaccines to treat HIV, three recipients have been selected for the 2018 Avant-Garde Award for HIV/AIDS Research from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), part of the National Institutes of Health.… Read full story

NIH Scientists Describe Potential Antibody Approach for Treating Multidrug-Resistant Klebsiella Pneumoniae


Promising concept may lead to an alternative to antibiotics.


Researchers are developing a promising alternative to antibiotic treatment for infections caused by Klebsiella pneumoniae bacteria resistant to carbapenem antibiotics. The approach uses antibodies to target the K. pneumoniae protective capsule polysaccharide, allowing immune system cells called neutrophils to attack and kill the bacteria.… Read full story