May 31, 2018
The seven National Primate Research Centers (NPRC), which include the Tulane National Primate Research Center, have launched a website and Twitter account to raise awareness of their biomedical and behavioral research with animals that seeks to improve human and animal health.
May 30, 2018
Experts from more than 30 academic, mental health, nonprofit and healthcare institutions created a collaborative toolkit to address the Netflix series’ graphic content.
May 24, 2018
New, more intensive high blood pressure treatment guidelines could increase the number of U.S. adults categorized as having high blood pressure by 31 million and those receiving antihypertensive treatment by 11 million, according to a new study by Tulane University researchers.
May 22, 2018
Thanks to his dad, Dr. Sam Alexander, Ben Alexander, autistic and nonverbal, graduates from Tulane.
May 17, 2018
Dr. Paul Friedlander, chairman of the Department of Otolaryngology at Tulane University School of Medicine and a team of Tulane-based researchers are leading a call for ear, nose and throat doctors to support a preventative strategy — HPV vaccination. Their opinion is published in JAMA Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery.
May 15, 2018
To help doctors provide more individualized and effective treatments for diabetes patients, researchers at Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, along with the School of Medicine, have developed BRAVO, a new risk engine, or series of equations, that can predict diabetes complications and mortality. BRAVO stands for building, relating, assessing and validating outcomes.
May 08, 2018
NOLA Leadership Education & Action on health Disparities (NOLA LEADs), a two-year citizen-training project coordinated by the Tulane Prevention Research Center, equips local health leaders with the right tools and skills.
May 08, 2018
William “Rusty” Robinson, MD, head of the Section of Gynecologic Oncology at Tulane University School of Medicine, received a $65,000 grant from the Louisiana Cancer Research Center to implement a smoking-cessation program for cancer patients.
May 07, 2018
Netscape co-founder James H. Clark, Saints hero and ALS activist Steve Gleason, Grammy-winning singer Irma Thomas and Dr. Paul E. Farmer, who has dedicated his life to improving health care for the world’s poorest populations, will receive honorary degrees at Tulane University’s 2018 Commencement.
May 02, 2018
Health coaching services offered by the Tulane Living Well Clinic help employees to create wellness plans tailored to their individual goals.
May 01, 2018
A Tulane University geologist has been named to a $25 million research collaboration considered one of the most detailed and extensive examinations of a massive Antarctic glacier ever undertaken.
April 26, 2018
The National Wildlife Federation and the Tulane University ByWater Institute have released recommendations on how the City of New Orleans can actively build coastal resiliency across the metro region.
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.