November 19, 2021
Now that COVID-19 vaccines are widely available and mask mandates and restrictions on gatherings are no longer in place in many areas, is this the year that Thanksgiving and the holidays return to normal?
November 09, 2021
Tulane researchers Chad Roy and Greg Bix collaborated on a literature review to examine the relationship between viral dose, infection, and COVID-19 disease severity.
October 29, 2021
Tulane psychologists are leading a project that aims to address pandemic-related issues among food service workers, including health and safety issues, stress and other long-term consequences.
October 22, 2021
Tulane University researchers have explained why two toddlers died in 1967 after participating in an infamous clinical trial for an experimental vaccine against RSV, the most common cause of pneumonia in children.
October 04, 2021
The installation of numerous hands-free bottle filling stations on the uptown campus is one of the pandemic-driven upgrades that is here to stay, thanks to work by the Office of Sustainability, Facilities Services and a student-led, crowd-sourced research effort.
September 20, 2021
Disaster mental health experts from the Tulane University School of Social Work offer explanations for what people are experiencing and how they can best look after their well-being in the aftermath.
August 20, 2021
Tulane University welcomed almost 2,000 first-year students and 100 transfer students on Aug. 19 at the 2021 President’s Convocation for New Students, the first official event for the Class of 2025, as newly minted Tulanians.
August 17, 2021
A new Tulane University study finds that cycle thresholds (Ct) from PCR tests — an indicator of the amount of virus an infected person carries — aren’t a reliable gauge for identifying those most likely to transmit COVID-19.
August 12, 2021
Tulane's Living Well Clinics provide many services for Tulane employees including primary care, urgent care and metabolic care.
August 05, 2021
Tulane University researchers have developed a new type of blood test to find COVID-19 infections that may be missed by nasal swab PCR tests. The blood test uses nanoparticles to detect fragments of the virus released by infected cells anywhere in the body according to new study published in the journal Nature Nanotechnology.
July 28, 2021
For navigating the ‘new now,’ School of Social Work's Tonya Hansel and Maurya Glaude shared some insights on how to adjust. Tips include creating joy in the work environment, such as taking walks or stretching during breaks, evaluating expectations and habits, and respecting individual comfort zones.
July 28, 2021
Tulane University has launched a new COVID-19 “biobank” of blood and cell samples from COVID-19 survivors to help researchers investigate what causes some to recover quickly from the virus while others face lasting symptoms. The COVID-19 Biobank and Library at Tulane (COBALT) will safely store hundreds of biological samples that will be available to scientists at the university as well as external collaborators across the country.
July 26, 2021
Jesse M. Keenan, an associate professor of real estate in the Tulane School of Architecture is co-editor of the new book COVID-19: Systemic Risk and Resilience (Springer, 2021), which features 22 chapters were written by experts from around the world who have assisted their home countries in managing the COVID-19 crisis.