May 13, 2020
Macrophages are a type of white blood cell central to the immune system. They detect harmful pathogens – viruses, bacteria, and fungi – and engulf them, serving as helpful scavengers to keep infections at bay. They also cause or suppress inflammation and secrete molecules that allow communication between different cell types, all which provide a healthy immune response in fighting any infection or disease.
May 13, 2020
The American Cancer Society has awarded Tulane Cancer Center a $10,000 transportation grant for cancer patients undergoing treatment.
May 13, 2020
May 12, 2020
Dr. Marcia Glass, an associate professor of medicine at Tulane University School of Medicine, coordinated a donation from Goggles for Docs, a nationwide effort to deliver protective goggles to frontline workers caring for COVID-19 patients.
May 08, 2020
Three Tulane University researchers are the recipients of new Fast Grants, awards designed to quickly fund COVID-19 related projects. Mairi Noverr, Monica Vaccari and Tracy Fischer received a total of $350,000 for their proposals, all of which progressed from mere proposals to fully funded projects in just 48 hours.
April 30, 2020
The Tulane Innovation series will feature discussions by leading Tulane experts from a wide variety of fields, offering insights and solutions to today’s greatest challenges.
April 28, 2020
The Emil Gumpert Award is the highest honor conferred by the American College of Trial Lawyers on a single organization annually.
April 24, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has stressed the supply of personal protective equipment (PPE) available to healthcare workers around the country, and companies are stepping up to help protect those on the front line. This week, medical staff in New Orleans — one of the country’s hardest hit areas — received thousands of face shields from Apple as part of a PPE drive organized by Tulane School of Medicine.
April 20, 2020
Tulane National Primate Research Center Director, Dr. Jay Rappaport, will serve as a member of a newly formed National Institutes of Health (NIH) public-private collaboration to rapidly respond to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and prepare for future pandemics.
April 16, 2020
Jesmyn Ward's memorable 2018 commencement address at Tulane is now a book — "Navigating Your Stars."
April 06, 2020
The numbers continue to rise — the number of beds being made available for patients, the number of people on the front lines and the number of Tulane doctors, nurses, support staff and volunteers leading the battle against COVID-19.