May 10, 2023
Since the early days of the pandemic, researchers and patients alike have noticed a link between COVID-19 infection and cognitive impairment. Now, researchers at Tulane University have been awarded a grant to study how COVID-19 and dementia are linked and whether a drug used to treat cancer can help stem cognitive decline.
April 27, 2023
Tulane University announced its new Biocontainment Institute, which will serve as a national and international training hub for pandemic readiness and response as well as help develop a workforce for the next public health emergency.
April 18, 2023
Tulane University will host a symposium for healthcare providers on April 21, 2023, that will bring together nationally recognized experts in Long COVID to discuss treatments for the condition, the impact on health systems, and what the future holds for the millions of people with lasting fatigue, brain fog, difficulty breathing, and other chronic health issues.
March 07, 2023
Reggie Ferreira, director of Tulane's Disaster Resilience Leadership Academy has been named to a national panel tasked with developing a framework for responding to intimate partner violence during public health emergencies.
September 19, 2022
A recent study co-authored by Tulane University researchers shows a new COVID-19 vaccine offers longer-lasting protection against Omicron variants of SARS-CoV-2.
August 31, 2022
A new study co-authored by a Tulane University economist shows how COVID-19 vaccinations at four-year colleges helped save lives within their surrounding communities. Colleges that required COVID vaccinations averted an average of 339 COVID cases per 100,000 residents and almost 7,300 deaths during the study period, according to researchers.
August 15, 2022
Tulane students will arrive to campus for the fall 2022 semester with updated COVID-19 protocols. Move-In 2022 will take place Monday, Aug. 15, through Saturday, Aug. 20.
July 27, 2022
A new Tulane study suggests that the link between bats and coronaviruses is likely due to a long-shared history, and that genetic information can help us prevent and manage future pandemics.
July 15, 2022
A new study confirms what many on social media have long reported: The COVID-19 vaccines did affect people’s periods, especially for those who don’t typically have them due to long-acting contraceptives, gender-affirming hormone treatments or menopause.
May 03, 2022
In time for Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month in May, the Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion invited Sherry Wang, an associate professor of counseling psychology at Santa Clara University, a licensed psychologist, researcher and anti-racist educator, to present her research on anti-Asian violence and racism in the lecture “Asian American/Pacific Islander Mental Health Amidst the Twin Pandemics: Lessons Beyond COVID-19.”
April 25, 2022
The American Heart Association has awarded Tulane University researchers $940,000 to study how COVID-19 spurs vascular inflammation that may increase risks for blood clots and lingering symptoms of long COVID.
March 23, 2022
The role of social workers in the pandemic is one of the topics that Joan Blakey, PhD, addresses in the 11th edition of her book Direct Social Work Practice: Theory and Skills.
March 04, 2022
The Tulane School of Social Work has been awarded a $2.27 million grant from the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration to develop and implement a plan to address retention, burnout and overall wellbeing and resiliency of the health care workforce.
February 02, 2022
The Soul Queen of New Orleans, Irma Thomas, is spreading the word about clinical trials in a new animated short co-produced by a Tulane community engagement initiative.