November 27, 2019
The American Heart Association recently honored two Tulane University physicians, cardiologist Dr. Keith Ferdinand and epidemiology professor Dr. Paul Whelton, with national awards for their outstanding contribution to the field of cardiology and cardiovascular research.
November 26, 2019
The Tulane National Primate Research Center was awarded a $1.5 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to help researchers find a more effective vaccine against tuberculosis. The grant will fund efforts to establish a nonhuman primate colony that more closely mimics the way people are currently vaccinated against the disease.
November 22, 2019
The Section of Hematology and Medical Oncology in the John W. Deming Department of Medicine at Tulane will host its Inaugural Kidney Cancer Day on Thursday, Dec. 12, in the Tidewater Diboll Auditorium and Gallery at 1440 Canal St.
November 20, 2019
A Tulane researcher is heading to Antarctica as part of a five-year quest to understand the Thwaites Glacier and its future contribution to global sea level.
November 19, 2019
The seven metrics used by the American Heart Association to predict a person’s risk of heart disease and stroke don’t do enough to measure cardiovascular health because they fail to take into account the significance of where a person carries excess fat on their body, according to a new study.
November 19, 2019
A Tulane researcher is joining more than 40 universities in a nationwide effort to achieve long-term recovery from opioid addiction.
November 13, 2019
It comes as no surprise that Americans struggle with weight loss, but a new study led by researchers at Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine reveals the extent to which many people try, and fail, to shed extra pounds.
November 07, 2019
The iconic “Sesame Street” celebrates a half-century of educating children, and Tulane's Patrick Bordnick is one of the show's biggest fans.
November 05, 2019
A Tulane neuroscience professor has won a $2.1 million grant to study the effects of stress on the brain.
November 04, 2019
On Thursday, Nov. 7, the New Orleans Maternal Child Health will ask the New Orleans City Council to put its support behind postpartum home visits for all birthing people in New Orleans, the training and hiring of black and queer health workers and finding ethical ways to reimburse doula care via Medicaid and other insurance plans.
October 31, 2019
"Anthropocene River Campus: The Human Delta" is the culmination of a year-long study of the Mississippi River, bringing together dozens of experts to to discuss the human impact on and around the Mississippi River region basin and the planet.
October 25, 2019
‘Boys Don’t Cry’ producer Christine Vachon will headline Tulane the inaugural Bobby Yan Lectureship in Media and Social Change.
October 24, 2019
Rhiana Gunn-Wright, one of the lead architects of the Green New Deal, will speak Monday, Nov. 4 at Tulane.
October 18, 2019
Tulane social workers provide counseling to hotel collapse workers, first responders and others.
October 15, 2019
A Tulane study looks at arsenic levels in groundwater in western Louisiana.