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Agnieszka Nance
Kidney transplant gives Tulane staff member a ‘second chance’
The wait of a lifetime is finally over for Agnieszka Nance, executive director of the Center for Public Service (CPS) at Tulane University.  Nance received a fresh start Tuesday when she underwent kidney transplant surgery after a two-year search for a donor. “The recovery has just begun. My...

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Mar 13, 2017 - Carolyn Scofield

People with cancer are more likely to use palliative care once they learn about its benefits, according to a study led by a Tulane University researcher recently published by the American Psychological Association. Palliative care provides relief from the symptoms and stress of serious illnesses and seeks to improve quality of life whether patients have a curable, chronic or life-threatening illness.

Mar 10, 2017 - Mary Cross

The local nonprofit Youth Run NOLA, led by alumna Denali Lander helps 10-to-18-year-olds throughout Orleans, Jefferson and St. Bernard parishes hit their stride in developing self-esteem and healthy living habits.

Mar 08, 2017 - Barri Bronston

World-renowned ethologist and conservationist Jane Goodall will deliver a lecture on her life’s work Thursday, March 16, at Tulane.

 

Mar 06, 2017 - Keith Brannon

The Goldring Center for Culinary Medicine at Tulane University resumes its celebrity chef dinner series this week with its first chef from outside of New Orleans, Tulane alumnus Evan Hanczor of Brooklyn restaurant Egg. 

Feb 24, 2017 - Mary Cross

Using a virtual reality console, an interdisciplinary team of Tulane researchers is developing a portable test for diagnosing glaucoma.