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