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 26, 2022
As part of Tulane’s ongoing commitment to prioritize, as a core value, equity, diversity and inclusion in all aspects of university life, including clinical training and patient care, the School of Medicine has named Dr. Tina Simpson as its first Chief Clinical Diversity Officer.
July 19, 2022
Tulane School of Medicine’s Student Clinic Council (SCC) has embraced the important mission of providing access to health care for underserved populations in New Orleans and has expanded its offerings to 30 clinics across the Greater New Orleans area.
June 24, 2022
Dr. Jacques Courseault, sports medicine physician at Tulane University School of Medicine, launched the Tulane Hypermobility Clinic to treat hypermobile Ehlers-Danlos syndrome patients. One of only a few such clinics in the world, it is supported by the School of Medicine and the Department of Orthopedics.
June 21, 2022
Results from one of the largest global studies of atrial fibrillation (AFib) procedures show that the simple approach is usually best when it comes to ablation, a procedure where physicians destroy or ablate cardiac tissue to correct irregular heart rhythms. The findings could change the way patients are treated for AFib.
June 02, 2022
The much-anticipated opening of the Tulane Fitness Center on the downtown campus will take place at the Bertie M. and John W. Deming Pavilion on Friday, June 3.
May 27, 2022
A team of Tulane neuroscientists have been studying the formation of fear memories in the emotional hub of the brain – the amygdala — and think they have a mechanism.
May 18, 2022
Small restaurants that serve immigrant communities play a big role in dietary health in Latin American communities. But convincing owners to downsize portions, advertise calorie counts or adopt other strategies to provide healthier options on their menus may be a challenge, according to a new Tulane University study.
May 11, 2022
Team Fleur FemTech, four students from the School of Science and Engineering, won the annual Novel Tech Challenge for their at-home test kit for detection of endometriosis.
May 09, 2022
Dr. Jeffrey Han and his team aim to better understand how DNA damage caused by the transposon L1 causes infertility in a mouse model. A better understanding of the biology of L1 could also help researchers make connections to other diseases associated with transposon activity, including cancer.
April 28, 2022
Tulane researchers conducted a study that looked at the connection between students taking an introductory personality course and their dispositional intelligence.
April 05, 2022
Tulane professor Jesse M. Keenan is among dozens of scholars and scientists involved in the writing and editing of a newly released United Nations report on the state of climate change.
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 17, 2022
This March the Smithsonian is adding to the excitement of Women’s History Month with the opening of “#IfThenSheCan – The Exhibit”, a collection of 120 life size 3D-printed statues honoring groundbreaking women in STEM. Elizabeth “Liz” Engler-Chiurazzi, Tulane assistant professor of neurosurgery at the Clinical Neuroscience Research Center at the School of Medicine, was chosen as one of the 120 If/Then ambassadors.This March the Smithsonian is adding to the excitement of Women’s History Month with the opening of “#IfThenSheCan – The Exhibit”, a collection of 120 life size 3D-printed statues honoring groundbreaking women in STEM. Elizabeth “Liz” Engler-Chiurazzi, Tulane assistant professor of neurosurgery at the Clinical Neuroscience Research Center at the School of Medicine, was chosen as one of the 120 If/Then ambassadors.
March 04, 2022
The National Institutes of Health has awarded a $14.17 million grant to the Tulane University Brain Institute for a five-year study to understand why the brain-protecting benefits of estrogen don’t apply to all women, especially those with hypertension and Type 2 diabetes.