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Tulane National Primate Research Center expands its laboratory capacity
The Tulane National Primate Research Center (TNPRC) has expanded its laboratory capacity by 10,000 square feet with a $6 million renovation of its former surgical facility. The university-funded renovation will accommodate up to seven new investigators with four state-of-the-art biosafety level-2...


Feb 21, 2020 - Carolyn Scofield

Led by Tony Hu, the Weatherhead Presidential Chair in Biotechnology Innovation at Tulane University School of Medicine, researchers at Tulane, Baylor College of Medicine and NanoPin Technologies, Inc. are now developing a rapid, reliable and highly specific test to allow rapid diagnosis of all forms of  Tuberculosis (TB), the leading worldwide cause of death from infectious disease. 

Feb 19, 2020 - Keith Brannon

From working to develop one of the first nonhuman primate models for the 2019 novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) to designing new therapeutic strategies and nanotechnology-based tests to rapidly diagnose infections, researchers at Tulane University are responding across disciplines to the emerging coronavirus epidemic.

Feb 18, 2020 - Barri Bronston

Tulane mathematics professor James “Mac” Hyman uses mathematical models to better understand and predict the spread of the coronavirus.

Feb 11, 2020 - Keith Brannon


Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine will host a forum at noon on Friday in the Diboll Auditorium about what infectious disease experts know about the emerging 2019 novel coronavirus and how public health officials are working to stop the epidemic.

Jan 29, 2020 - Carolyn Scofield

Discrimination may cause black and Hispanic patients to wait longer for a scheduled primary care appointment according to a new Tulane University study published in Jama Network Open.