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Andrea Zsombok received a $334,000 supplement to her current NIH grant examining the brain's role in diabetes. From left to right: Adrien Molinas, Andrea Zsombok, Lucie Desmoulins, Sierra Butcher and Hong Gao. (photo by Cheryl Gerber)
Tulane professor receives NIH supplement for Alzheimer’s research
There are 5.7 million people living with Alzheimer’s disease, according to, and the dreaded disease has caused more deaths than both breast and prostate cancer combined. Finding a cure is paramount.   Andrea Zsombok, an associate professor of physiology in the Tulane University...


Oct 18, 2018 - Barri Bronston

A book co-authored by Iñaki Alday, dean of the Tulane University School of Architecture, has been named one of the world’s 10 best architectural books of 2018 by the Frankfurt Book Fair and Deutsches Architekturmuseum.

Oct 17, 2018 - Norine Schmidt

A collaboration between the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine and YEP Design Works, led to creation of a website specifically designed for young black men to promote sexual health and STI screening.  

Oct 16, 2018 - Carolyn Scofield

Dr. Paul Whelton, a clinical professor and the Show Chwan Health System Endowed Chair in Global Public Health at Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, has been recognized with the American Heart Association 2018 Excellence Award for Hypertension Research. The award is considered one of the most prestigious awards for a researcher in the field of hypertension.

Oct 16, 2018 - Barri Bronston

Tulane researcher wins grant to develop a tool that could lower tumor recurrence in cancer patients.

Oct 05, 2018 - Carolyn Scofield

A new study led by an infectious disease epidemiologist at Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine could change the way doctors treat a common sexually transmitted disease.