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Dr. Woodhams quoted in The New York Times

The New York TimesInterviewed for his professional perspective, Dr. Woodhams is quoted in The New York Times piece, Hope for Frogs in Face of a Deadly Fungus.  The article highlights recent discoveries that amphibians are able to acquire immunity to B. dendrobatidis.  This may lead to effective vaccination strategies against the disease, responsible for threatening amphibian populations worldwide.

News media highlights Woodhams research discovery

MucosomeDr. Woodhams et al. have discovered that the skin mucosome, or combined host and microbial defenses found in the mucus, can defend amphibians, and can be measured to predict disease susceptibility.  The study, funded by a Swiss National Science Foundation grant to Dr. Woodhams, received media attention:

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