Treatable traits and therapeutic targets: Goals for systems biology in infectious disease.

Treatable traits and therapeutic targets: Goals for systems biology in infectious disease.

Among the various medical purposes of systems biology, we contend that infectious illness is among the most necessary and tractable targets. We take the view that the complexity of the immune system is an inevitable consequence of its evolution, and this complexity has pissed off reductionist efforts to develop host-directed therapies for an infection. However, … Read more Treatable traits and therapeutic targets: Goals for systems biology in infectious disease.