UofL scientists find new clues to P. gingivalis persistence


    LOUISVILLE, Ky – A scientific discovery at the University of Louisville uncovers a new mechanism how P. gingivalis, a bacteria responsible for periodontal disease, sabotages the immune system and promotes inflammation for its own survival.

    Julie Heflin
    Julie oversees digital content for the Office of Communications and Marketing. She began her UofL career on the Health Sciences Center campus in 2007. Prior to this, Julie was a journalist with WFPL (Louisville Public Media), and occasionally filed reports for National Public Radio.