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Dr. Jay Kolls Receives Awards for Proposals on Pulmonary Infection

Jay Kolls, PhDDr. Jay Kolls has recently received awards for two proposals targeting pulmonary infection. One of the proposals, Immunology of COVID-19 is assessing the role of gene modifiers signaling an immune response to  SARS-CoV2. The second proposal studies "Immunotherapy against multi-drug resistant K. pneumoniae infections." Read more about the proposals here.


New Cystic Fibrosis medicine changing lives after testing in New Orleans

Tulane Critical Care Project

We are honored to join the pioneering work launched by the Maryland Critical Care Project, and to become a member of the Critical Care Project family of websites. It is our hope that the content that we provide on this site will be educational, thought provoking and innovative – critical care education with a New Orleans flavor! To learn more, please visit the Tulane Critical Care Project website »



60th Annual Tri-State Thoracic Society Case Conference  


Congratulations to Dr. Jay Shames for receiving the Outstanding Clinician of the Year Award from the Louisiana Thoracic Society. The Tri-State Thoracic Society Case Conference is an annual medical conference for Mississippi, Alabama and Louisiana Pulmonology physicians that is devoted to renewing pleural disease cases.


Grand Opening of the Grace Anne Dorney
Pulmonary & Cardiac Rehabilitation Center

Watch WWL-TV's Report:  Lung and Heart Rehab Center Opens in New Orleans or read the transcript