Challenges in TB research

J Exp Med. 2022 Dec 5;219(12):e20221334. doi: 10.1084/jem.20221334. Epub 2022 Nov 3.


Tuberculosis (TB) is an infectious disease bedeviled by complexity. This poses myriad challenges for a research ecosystem organized around specialist host- and/or pathogen-focused thrusts. Here, we highlight the key challenges and their implications for developing new tools to control TB.

MeSH terms

  • Ecosystem
  • Humans
  • Mycobacterium tuberculosis*
  • Tuberculosis*