May 19, 2021
Dr. Ronald Busuttil first graduated from Tulane School of Medicine in 1971 and is regarded as a leader in liver transplant medicine. His generosity now supports the Department of Surgery’s liver transplant program.
May 10, 2021
Rachel Levine, MD, the new assistant secretary for health at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, was the 2021 keynote speaker at Tulane School of Medicine diploma ceremony. Levine, who graduated from Tulane medical school in 1983, delivered her address virtually.
May 05, 2021
A team of Tulane University researchers has launched a study to better understand how children are affected by skin and hair-type discrimination as they develop into adulthood.
April 26, 2021
Suzana Savkovic, Tulane associate professor of pathology and laboratory medicine, and a team of researchers were recently awarded a five-year, $1.6 million National Cancer Institute grant to investigate the connection between obesity and enhanced risk for colon cancer.
April 21, 2021
A new study co-authored by researchers at Tulane National Primate Research Center found that a vaccine currently being developed induces a robust and long-lasting immune response against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, in nonhuman primates similar to the protection provided by the Moderna vaccine.
April 16, 2021
Tulane University will invest $5.7 million to significantly expand the Tulane University Translational Science Institute (TUTSI) into a university-wide center focused on finding better ways to diagnose, treat and prevent disease and translate scientific discoveries into medical practices that improve patient care and public health.
April 15, 2021
If you’re celebrating Earth Day by adopting a more sustainable diet, researchers at Tulane and the University of Michigan have a new aspect to consider when evaluating whether certain foods are good for the planet — your diet’s “water scarcity footprint.”
April 14, 2021
The Tulane Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering has received a nearly $1 million grant will encourage more collaborations across Tulane and the region in material sciences.
April 09, 2021
The Tulane ByWater Institute welcomes Sacoby Wilson on Wednesday, April 14, at 5 p.m. via Zoom for a conversation about health disparities and COVID-19 moderated by Thomas LaVeist, dean of the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine.
April 08, 2021
The Tulane University Center for Brain Health (TUCBH) has partnered with actor and humanitarian Gary Sinise and his foundation’s Gary Sinise Foundation Avalon Network. This network focuses on the cognitive health and mental wellness of veterans and first responders, providing transformative care for those experiencing post-traumatic stress, traumatic brain injuries, or substance abuse. Funding of $12.5 million over the next five years is gifted to TUCBH for this initiative.
April 01, 2021
The Newcomb Dance Company and the Tulane University Department of Theatre and Dance is teaming up with New Orleans Airlift for “The Body Remembers” at Music Box Village.
March 29, 2021
Acclaimed trauma expert Charles Figley, director of the Tulane Traumatology Institute, will speak on a national live-stream this week about mental health challenges in the military.