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Researchers hunt for Lassa Fever cure
Twelve years ago, Robert Garry first suggested that his team at Tulane University School of Medicine could unlock the secrets of the mysterious Lassa virus. Some researchers were skeptical. “They thought it was too difficult,” Garry said. For starters, the trip from the closest airport to Tulane’...

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Oct 11, 2017 - Photo by Paula Burch-Celentano

An anatomical model lets biology students see what lies beneath. 

 

Oct 10, 2017 - Roger Dunaway

Tulane University’s Shantz Lab has received a two-year grant of $110,000 from the American Chemical Society’s (ACS) Petroleum Research Fund to find a solution to one of the chemical industry's most demanding transformations, the direct conversion of benzene to phenol.   

Oct 03, 2017 - Roger Dunaway

Tulane University’s Laura Schrader, a cell and molecular biology professor and Brain Institute member, received a two-year grant from the National Institute of Health to study the role of a Shox2, a protein in the brain important for development and function of the thalamus. 

Sep 27, 2017 - Mary Cross

For 15 years, students enrolled in summer fellowships at the Tulane National Primate Research Center have gained first-hand experience in scientific research and veterinary medicine.

Sep 26, 2017 - Keith Brannon

The National Institutes of Health has awarded Tulane University a five-year, $6.28 million grant to test ways to best implement new guidelines to more aggressively manage high blood pressure in adults, especially among low-income patients at high risk for cardiovascular disease.