Sandy Helman

Sandy Helman

Academic Appointment(s)

Emeritus Faculty


Histocompatibility lab director @MCG since 1990. Faculty appointment in Surgery and joint appointment in Pathology.

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  • (706) 721-2709
  • BA 1643


  • Ph.D., Microbiology, General University of Louisville, 1987

  • MS, Microbiology, General University of Louisville, 1976

  • AB, Microbiology, General Miami University, 1972


  • Diplomate American Board of Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics, 1994

  • Laboratory Director State of Georgia,

Teaching Interests

Immunology Transplantation


Selected Recent Publications

  • Role of cerebral lateralization in control of immune processes in humans., 2004
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Lambert-Eaton Myasthenic syndrome in a child with an autoimmune phenotype, 2003
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Acute activation of peripheral lymphocytes during treatment of diabetic ketoacidosis, 2001
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • High-dose chemotherapy followed by reinfusion of a high number of CD34+ progenitor cells is frequently associated with development of fever in the postengraftment period, 2000
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Induction of HLA-G-specific human CD8+ T cell lines by stimulation across a polymorphism of HLA-G, 1999
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Research Interests

immunology Transplantation

College Service

  • 2017 Promotions Subcommittee 2013 - Present

    Role: Committee Member

Professional Service

  • ASHI/Board of Directors/board member 2006 - 2010

    Role: Other