Jason Dufour, DVM, DACLAM

Associate Professor of Medicine

Assistant Director for Clinical and Research Medicine, Clinical Veterinarian
(985) 871-6523
18703 Three Rivers Road, Covington, LA 70433

Education & Affiliations

BS, Louisiana State University
DVM, Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine


Jason Dufour, DVM, DACLAM, is the Assistant Director for Clinical and Research Medicine at the Tulane National Primate Research Center. His main research interests are in infectious disease, predominately simian immunodeficiency virus (SIV) pathogenesis and COVID-19, gluten sensitive enteropathy, and gene therapy applications.


Dufour JP, Russell-Lodrigue KE, Blair RV. Pseudoaneurysm and Arteriovenous Fistula in a Rhesus Macaque (Macaca mulatta). Comp Med. 2018 Feb;68(1):1-6. PMCID: PMC5824142.

Dufour JP, Russell-Lodrigue KE, Doyle-Meyers L, Falkenstein KP, Blair RV, Didier ES, Slisarenko N, Williams KC, Kuroda MJ. Hydrocephalus after Intrathecal Administration of Dextran to Rhesus Macaques (Macaca mulatta). Comp Med. 2018 June;68(3):227-232. PMCID: PMC6008720.

Dufour JP, Phillippi-Falkenstein K, Bohm RP, Veazey RS, Carnal J. Excision of femoral head and neck for treatment of coxofemoral degenerative joint disease in a rhesus macaque (Macaca mulatta). Comp Med. 2012 Dec;62(6):539-542. PMCID: PMC3527760.

Dufour J, Ooms TG, Phillippi-Falkenstein KM, Penney T, Doyle L, Bagby GJ, Nelson S, Veazey RS, Bohm RP Jr. Complications of gastric catheters implanted in rhesus macaques (Macaca mulatta). J Am Assoc Lab Anim Sci. 2007 Nov;46(6):29-34. PMID: 17994670.

Arunachalam PS, Walls AC, Golden N, Atyeo C, Fischinger S, Li C, Aye P, Navarro MJ, Lai L, Edara VV, Röltgen K, Rogers K, Shirreff L, Ferrell DE, Wrenn S, Pettie D, Kraft JC, Miranda MC, Kepl E, Sydeman C, Brunette N, Murphy M, Fiala B, Carter L, White AG, Trisal M, Hsieh CL, Russell-Lodrigue K, Monjure C, Dufour J, Spencer S, Doyle-Meyers L, Bohm RP, Maness NJ, Roy C, Plante JA, Plante KS, Zhu A, Gorman MJ, Shin S, Shen X, Fontenot J, Gupta S, O'Hagan DT, Van Der Most R, Rappuoli R, Coffman RL, Novack D, McLellan JS, Subramaniam S, Montefiori D, Boyd SD, Flynn JL, Alter G, Villinger F, Kleanthous H, Rappaport J, Suthar MS, King NP, Veesler D, Pulendran B. Adjuvanting a subunit COVID-19 vaccine to induce protective immunity. Nature. 2021 Jun;594(7862):253-258. doi: 10.1038/s41586-021-03530-2. Epub 2021 Apr 19.PMID: 33873199

View Dr. Dufour's publications on PubMed