April 18, 2018
National Center for Injury Prevention and Control director Debra Houry, an MD/MPH alumnus of Tulane University schools of Medicine and Public Health and Tropical Medicine, will discuss the nation’s opioid epidemic in a presentation at the Diboll Auditorium in the School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine on April 20. The lecture is free and open to the Tulane community.
April 16, 2018
Tulane will take part in the nationwide event on Thursday, April 19, to highlight the significant roles that animals play in scientific advancement. Biomedical Research Awareness Day will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the first floor of the JBJ Building (1342 Tulane Ave.).
April 11, 2018
Although river diversions that bring land building sediment to shrinking coastlands are the best solution to sustaining portions of the Mississippi Delta, a new Tulane University study concludes that the rate of land building will likely be dwarfed by the rate of wetland loss.
April 10, 2018
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is widespread in China with 8.6 percent of the country's adult population - almost 100 million people -suffering from the chronic lung disease, according to a new Tulane University study published in The Lancet.
April 10, 2018
Participating in yoga and mindfulness activities at school helps third-graders exhibiting anxiety improve their well-being and emotional health, according to a new Tulane University study published in the journal Psychology Research and Behavior Management.
April 09, 2018
Kimberly Foster, a professor of mechanical engineering at the University of California at Santa Barbara (UCSB), will become the new dean of the Tulane University School of Science and Engineering.
April 04, 2018
Paul Friedlander, MD, and colleagues created the organization Healing Hands Across the Divide following Hurricane Katrina in an attempt to address cancer disparities among the under-served in our area.
April 03, 2018
Tulane University professors Stacy Overstreet, Courtney Baker and Kathleen Whalen, have collaborated with a team of community partners to determine how six local schools can better support trauma-exposed students through an innovative study called Safe Schools NOLA.
March 27, 2018
Dr. Hua Lu, chair of the Department of Biochemistry in the Tulane University School of Medicine, and his research team recently published a study in Molecular Cell that sheds light on a unique genetic mutation believed to be associated with a higher incidence of liver cancer in China and some African countries.
March 20, 2018
Tulane Medical Center is one of the first hospitals in Greater New Orleans to offer the new Micra Transcatheter Pacing System, a pacemaker that can present fewer complications than traditional kinds of pacemakers. It is the smallest pacemaker available for bradycardia.
March 06, 2018