October 03, 2017
Researchers in the Tulane National Primate Research Center want to know more about why patients with HIV are highly susceptible to contracting tuberculosis (TB). Using two new grants, totaling $8.4 million from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, the Tulane team lead by Deepak Kaushal hopes to figure out how the bacterium that causes TB invades T-cells depleted by HIV. The researchers will also study if B-cells can be a source of protection against tuberculosis for patients battling HIV.
September 26, 2017
The National Institutes of Health has awarded Tulane University a five-year, $6.28 million grant to test ways to best implement new guidelines to more aggressively manage high blood pressure in adults, especially among low-income patients at high risk for cardiovascular disease.
September 26, 2017
A Tulane University geologist has concluded a study on climate change, which will help develop climate models that simulate the effects of climate change and the Earth’s response to it.
September 13, 2017
Tulane University researchers have developed a new drug that is effective against non-severe cases of malaria, according to results from an FDA-supervised clinical trial published online in The Lancet Infectious Diseases.
September 05, 2017
An experimental therapy using cloned antibodies from Lassa fever survivors was 100 percent effective in stopping the progression of the deadly disease in nonhuman primates up to eight days after infection, according to a new study in Nature Medicine.
September 01, 2017
Rickey Jackson, along with several other New Orleans Saints legends, is partnering with Tulane Health System for a second year to raise awareness of prostate cancer and provide free PSA screenings to any eligible men.
August 16, 2017
The flower installation was presented to the Tulane Cancer Center to mark National Cancer Survivor’s Day for cancer survivors, recently diagnosed patients and their families, friends and caregivers.
August 09, 2017
When newly minted Tulane University School of Medicine students walk the stage to receive the symbol of their profession at the annual White Coat Ceremony, they have to say one word that captures their personality. When it comes to the Class of 2021, we’ve got one — Amazing!