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Remi L. Landry, MPHTM

Doctoral student

TNPRC Fellow
TNPRC Building 1 Rm 210

Education & Affiliations

MPHTM, Tropical Medicine, Tulane University SPHTM
BS, Biological Sciences, Louisiana State University


Remi is a PhD student in the Department of Tropical Medicine at the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. She is a graduate student researcher at the Tulane National Primate Research Center working under the supervision of Dr. Monica Embers. Remi grew up in Louisiana where she received her Bachelors of Science in Biological Sciences and Minor in Psychology from Louisiana State University in 2013. Prior to her doctoral studies, Remi received her MPH in Tropical Medicine from Tulane University, where she researched vector-borne illnesses. She also completed an internship at the New Orleans Health Department where she helped provide Zika virus education to healthcare providers and coordinate mosquito-borne illness awareness campaigns and outreach events. Remi is currently the teaching assistant for Diagnostic Methods and Microbiology and an Adjunct Professor of Biology at Fletcher Technical Community College in Schriever, LA. Her dissertation research focuses on examining the relationship between microbes and neurodegenerative disorders, including Alzheimer’s disease, Multiple sclerosis and Lewy body dementia. 


Research Areas

  • Vector-borne diseases 
  • Lyme disease 
  • Neurodegenerative disorders

Honors & Awards

  • Karen Toffler Charitable Trust Scholar, 2022
  • TNPRC Fellow, 2018


Landry, R.L.; Embers, M.E. Does Dementia Have a Microbial Cause? NeuroSci 2022, 3, 262-283.


TRMD 6340 Diagnostic Laboratory Methods in Microbiology (TA)

Dissertation Info

Exploring the microbial etiology of neurodegenerative disorders