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A Role for Statins in Infectious Disease? #ICAAC

























Statins are well-known as a class of drugs that are used to help lower cholesterol but recent evidence suggests they might be good for more than your heart. They may play a role in preventing and treating certain bacterial infections including pneumonia and sepsis. Presenters at ICAAC discuss the latest research on the potential of these drugs.

* Reimar Thomsen, Aarhus University Hospital, Aalborg, Denmark
* Matthew Falagas, Alfa Institute of Biomedical Sciences, Athens, Greece
* Nasia Safdar, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, United States
 
 

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