Carl Nathan

Carl Nathan

Professor and Chair
Microbiology & Immunology

Weill Cornell Medical - New York City

Interests: Antimicrobial Resistance, Drug Discovery, Immune Modulation, Infection, Macrophages, Mycobacteria, Mycobacterium Tuberculosis


The lab studies host-pathogen interactions, focusing on macrophages and Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb). Most projects in the lab today fall into one or more of the following broad topics: host pathways controlling susceptibility and resistance to Mtb; biology of Mtb in non-replicating (NR) states; and approaches to overcome the phenotypic resistance of non-replicating Mtb to most antibiotics by developing new kinds of antimicrobial molecules.

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