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Contact: Mike Wolterbeek
mwolterbeek@unr.edu
University of Nevada, Reno

Tom Kozel, University of Nevada, Reno

Caption: This is Tom Kozel, professor of microbiology in the University of Nevada School of Medicine, in one of his labs in the University's Center for Molecular Medicine. Kozel and the University have signed a licensing agreement with Immuno-Mycologics (IMMY) in Oklahoma to develop a point-of-care product that will allow rapid in-the-field diagnosis of the fungal meningitis Cryptococcosis, which kills millions of AIDS patients in developing countries.

Credit: Photo by Mike Wolterbeek, University of Nevada, Reno.

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