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Dr. Kiran Soma (L) studies the relationships among the brain, behaviour, hormones, and immune function.

Soma Lab research reveals a new way stress hormones affect our immune system

Dr. Kiran Soma recently published his 100th paper entitled “Lymphoid organs of neonatal and adult mice preferentially produce active glucocorticoids from metabolites, not precursors” in the journal Brain, Behavior, and Immunity. This new research, which he co-authored with former UBC Ph.D. student Matthew Taves, explores the role that stress plays in our immune system. Publishing […]