Topic: immunology


Immune Systems

A team of Tulane researchers —James McLachlan, associate professor of microbiology and immunology, John McLachlan, Weatherhead Professor of Pharmacology, and Franck Mauvais-Jarvis, Price-Goldsmith Professor of Nutrition — will study how sex differences shape disparate immune responses in men and women.

 James McLachlan will lead an immune system study with John McLachlan and Dr. Franck Mauvais-Jarvis

Tulane receives $1 million to study why women have stronger immune systems

Do women have an extra line of defense in their immune systems that gives them an advantage over men in fighting infections?


Ricin Treatment

A new study at the Tulane National Primate Research Center showed for the first time that an experimental drug can save nonhuman primates exposed to deadly ricin toxin, a potential bioterrorism agent.