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 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 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 15, 2019
A Tulane study looks at arsenic levels in groundwater in western Louisiana.
October 14, 2019
Tracking lead levels in soil over time is critical for cities to determine lead contamination risks for their youngest and most vulnerable residents, according to a new Tulane University study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.