Antibiotics Make You Susceptible to Illness

August 31, 2017

Antibiotics are one of the most important items in the doctor’s medical bag. They’re vital for beating back potentially deadly infections. But they can also make you susceptible to disease, new research from our Bill Petri suggests.

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Bill Petri: Virginia Outstanding Scientist

February 13, 2017

Bill Petri, MD, PhD, has earned a well-deserved recognition from Va. Gov. Terry McAuliffe. The governor and the Science Museum of Virginia have named Dr. Petri one of Virginia’s Outstanding Scientists for 2017. That’s quite an honor.

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When Research Becomes Something More

October 23, 2016

Dr. Bill Petri and his colleagues research malnutrition and undernutrition in the slums of Bangladesh, where people live in poverty we in the Western world can scarcely imagine. The researchers take young mothers and their children into the study… Read More