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Dr. Xuebin Qin

Macrophages are a type of white blood cell central to the immune system. They detect harmful pathogens – viruses, bacteria, and fungi – and engulf them, serving as helpful scavengers to keep infections at bay. They also cause or suppress inflammation and secrete molecules...

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Mar 03, 2020 - Carolyn Scofield

Chad Steele, professor and chair of the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at Tulane University School of Medicine, has been elected to the American Academy of Microbiology (AAM)

Mar 03, 2020 - Barri Bronston

Researcher Nicholas Mattei has been named a Public Engagement Fellow by the American Association for the Advancement of Science

Feb 21, 2020 - Carolyn Scofield

Led by Tony Hu, the Weatherhead Presidential Chair in Biotechnology Innovation at Tulane University School of Medicine, researchers at Tulane, Baylor College of Medicine and NanoPin Technologies, Inc. are now developing a rapid, reliable and highly specific test to allow rapid diagnosis of all forms of  Tuberculosis (TB), the leading worldwide cause of death from infectious disease. 

Feb 19, 2020 - Keith Brannon

From working to develop one of the first nonhuman primate models for the 2019 novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) to designing new therapeutic strategies and nanotechnology-based tests to rapidly diagnose infections, researchers at Tulane University are responding across disciplines to the emerging coronavirus epidemic.

Feb 18, 2020 - Barri Bronston

Tulane mathematics professor James “Mac” Hyman uses mathematical models to better understand and predict the spread of the coronavirus.