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NIAID Tuberculosis Research Grant


Posted: 02/23/2015

TNPRC is part of one of the four NIH (NIAID) Tuberculosis Research Units (TBRU). This collaborative, seven-year, $18.7M grant is led by Emory University and New York School of Medicine.

Dr. Deepak Kaushal, Professor, TNPRC, is the principal investigator of the TNPRC part of the TBRU. This project will focus on understanding T cell function in latent TB infection using the macaque model developed at the TNPRC. The work at the TNPRC will synergise with other projects and cores within the TBRU which will perform comparable studies using human clinical samples.

Read more - NIH Press Release.

Read more - Emory University Press release.

The TNPRC is a division of Tulane University (985) 871-6201 tnprc@tulane.edu