May 31, 2016
Louisiana Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser will chair a Leadership Advisory Council that will help identify and select participants and provide oversight for a fellowship program designed by Tulane University’s Disaster Resilience Leadership Academy.
May 24, 2016
A high-salt diet was associated with greater risks for stroke, heart attacks and heart failure in patients with chronic kidney disease.
May 19, 2016
When working with communities to promote a healthy weight, researchers and advocates should integrate cultural values and consider factors that influence eating, activity and body weight — including those that may not appear directly related.
May 18, 2016
Skylar Deckoff-Jones never expected to be a role model to those involved in the science and research departments at Tulane University. Then he authored a publication that consists of his research on the nonlinear optical properties of ultrathin crystals.
May 17, 2016
Krewe du Sante, founded by a group of Tulane residents in 2014, organizes the annual HOPfest fundraiser to benefit an HIV outpatient program.
April 28, 2016
Doctors have long known that men with low testosterone are at greater risk for developing type 2 diabetes. For the first time, researchers have identified how testosterone helps men regulate blood sugar by triggering key signaling mechanisms in islets, clusters of cells within the pancreas that produce insulin. The findings, co-authored by Tulane University researchers, are published in the journal Cell Metabolism.
April 20, 2016
Tulane University doctoral student Nicholas Pashos is continuing to gather recognition and funding for his BioAesthetics company, which won the $25,000 Women’s Health and Wellness Prize, and then first place in a challenge round for $1,000, at the Rice Business Plan Competition in Houston.