Biomedical Sciences

Leprosy paper in Cell's 'Best of 2013'

Congratulations to Professor Anura Rambukkana and his lab who have had their leprosy paper listed in Cell's top papers for 2013.

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The paper is one of just 8 articles that are accorded this accolade and it marks the extremely high impact that the work has had on the fields of stem cell and infection biology since its publication.

  • Reprogramming adult Schwann cells to stem cell-like cells by leprosy bacilli promotes dissemination of infection. Masaki T, Qu J, Cholewa-Waclaw J, Burr K, Raaum R, Rambukkana A. Cell, 2013; Vol. 152, pp 51-67.