Julien Cobert

Julien Cobert

Jan 07, 2015

Group 6 Copy 553
0
    Please wait...

    About This Project

    Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) is a common deadly illness often seen in the intensive care unit. Macrophages, the first responders of our immune system, are always found in lungs of patients with ARDS. However, it is unclear if there is a subset of cells that act as the main propagators of the disease. I believe we can find a subset of these cells that when targeted, may help us stop or even reverse ARDS.
    Blast off!

    Browse Other Projects on Experiment

    Related Projects

    A noninvasive approach to monitor the health of Maine's black bear population

    For over 40 years, state biologists have guided black bear management in Maine using data collected from radio...

    How do chimpanzees adapt to a savanna woodland in Tanzania?

    75% of Tanzania’s chimpanzees live in open “savanna” woodlands. Considered a marginal habitat due to low food...

    Can spiders be used as bioindicators of environmental pollution in a geothermal area?

    Geothermal stations cause emissions of pollutants into the environment and can cause damage to living organisms...

    Backer Badge Funded

    A biology project funded by 61 people