Study Finds Vitamin C Can Kill Drug-Resistant TB (video) Albert Einstein College of Medicine Share Print E-Mail Loading video... Caption Dr. William Jacobs, Jr. has determined that vitamin C kills drug-resistant tuberculosis bacteria in laboratory culture. The paper was published online May 21, 2013, in Nature Communications. Dr. Jacobs is professor of microbiology and immunology and of genetics at Einstein. Dr. Jacobs is also a Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator. Credit Albert Einstein College of Medicine Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.