December 03, 2019
The National Institutes of Health awarded a $2.9 million grant to Tulane University neuroscientist Dr. Stacy Drury to lead a research network that will set methodological standards for studying a part of the chromosome that scientists increasingly recognize as an important biological marker of aging and age-related diseases.
December 03, 2019
The American College of Surgeon (ACS) recently awarded one of its highest honors for volunteerism to former Tulane surgery resident Dr. Alison Smith for her work to provide medical care to the people of Haiti.
December 02, 2019
Researchers have shown that a common cold virus can infect cells derived from human placentas, suggesting that it may be possible for the infection to pass from expectant mothers to their unborn children.
November 27, 2019
The American Heart Association recently honored two Tulane University physicians, cardiologist Dr. Keith Ferdinand and epidemiology professor Dr. Paul Whelton, with national awards for their outstanding contribution to the field of cardiology and cardiovascular research.
November 26, 2019
The Tulane National Primate Research Center was awarded a $1.5 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to help researchers find a more effective vaccine against tuberculosis. The grant will fund efforts to establish a nonhuman primate colony that more closely mimics the way people are currently vaccinated against the disease.
November 22, 2019
The Section of Hematology and Medical Oncology in the John W. Deming Department of Medicine at Tulane will host its Inaugural Kidney Cancer Day on Thursday, Dec. 12, in the Tidewater Diboll Auditorium and Gallery at 1440 Canal St.
November 20, 2019
A Tulane researcher is heading to Antarctica as part of a five-year quest to understand the Thwaites Glacier and its future contribution to global sea level.
November 19, 2019
The seven metrics used by the American Heart Association to predict a person’s risk of heart disease and stroke don’t do enough to measure cardiovascular health because they fail to take into account the significance of where a person carries excess fat on their body, according to a new study.
November 13, 2019
It comes as no surprise that Americans struggle with weight loss, but a new study led by researchers at Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine reveals the extent to which many people try, and fail, to shed extra pounds.
November 07, 2019
The iconic “Sesame Street” celebrates a half-century of educating children, and Tulane's Patrick Bordnick is one of the show's biggest fans.
November 04, 2019
On Thursday, Nov. 7, the New Orleans Maternal Child Health will ask the New Orleans City Council to put its support behind postpartum home visits for all birthing people in New Orleans, the training and hiring of black and queer health workers and finding ethical ways to reimburse doula care via Medicaid and other insurance plans.
October 31, 2019
"Anthropocene River Campus: The Human Delta" is the culmination of a year-long study of the Mississippi River, bringing together dozens of experts to to discuss the human impact on and around the Mississippi River region basin and the planet.
October 25, 2019
‘Boys Don’t Cry’ producer Christine Vachon will headline Tulane the inaugural Bobby Yan Lectureship in Media and Social Change.