Research Funding extended for E112K as a Novel Therapy for IBD

The Broad Medical Research Program at the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America has extended their Inflammatory Bowel Disease Grant to Norton Lab for a second year. The project, entitled E112K as a Novel Therapy for Irritable Bowel Disease (IBD), was inspired by Dr. Norton observing in the course of her adjuvant research the novel anti-inflammatory …

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Norton Lab at AAI 2016

In May, members of Norton Lab flew to Seattle for the American Association of Immunologists (AAI) 2016 Annual Meeting at the Washington State Convention Center. In addition to attending talks on the latest developments in the immunology field, members of Norton Lab presented some of their research in progress in the poster sessions. …

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Fall 2015 news: The New Orleans Advocate, Fox8 WVUE, and WGNO ABC cover our research

This was a busy fall for Norton Lab! We received an NIH RO1 grant for testing the efficacy of new generation proteins, LTA and LTA1, as adjuvants. We were also in the midst of a clinical study in partnership with the LA CaTS Clinical Translational Unit (CTU) to see how well …

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Who should get the flu vaccine?

According to the CDC, everyone 6 months and older should get the annual flu vaccination, with rare exception (1). Influenza is a serious disease that can lead to hospitalization and sometimes even death. Even those who develop less severe symptoms can become infected and pass the flu to those at high risk for …

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WGNO covers Norton Lab Flu Studies

On October 28th, WGNO swung by Norton Lab to talk to interview Dr. Norton about her $1.6 million NIH grant to develop new adjuvants for the flu vaccine (which you can read about in more detail here). While the news team was here, they got some great footage of the …

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Make a Difference and Stay Healthy With Tulane!

Do you want to make an impact in your community? Do you want to be a part of defining future healthcare for others? Do you have a commitment to your own health, but have been putting off your flu shot this year, or haven’t found the time to do it yet? …

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