November 19, 2021
When the COVID-19 pandemic forced New Orleans public school teachers to switch from in-person instruction to a virtual or hybrid setting, the transition left many feeling anxious over their ability to impact student learning, according to a multi-agency study led by Tulane University.
A study led by Tulane University, a member of the New Orleans Trauma-Informed Schools Learning Collaborative, revealed that many teachers suffered from anxiety, depression and posttraumatic stress during the COVID-19 pandemic — and continue to do so.
November 16, 2021
Could naturally occurring stem cells throughout the body hold the key to unlocking the next generation of advances in regenerative medicine? Absolutely, according to Tulane University Professor of Medicine Dr. Eckhard Alt, who recently published a perspective in the journal Cells that outlines how a type of adult stem cell holds tremendous promise to fuel advances in treating a variety of conditions.
November 10, 2021
The national observance of Veterans Day is an opportunity to recognize and thank the men and women who have served in the armed forces. It’s also essential to acknowledge the challenges some of our hero’s face when it comes to receiving quality health care.
October 29, 2021
Tulane psychologists are leading a project that aims to address pandemic-related issues among food service workers, including health and safety issues, stress and other long-term consequences.
October 27, 2021
James Jackson, assistant professor in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, was recently awarded a five-year, $1.71 million grant from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences Researcher plan to look at the long-term effects of BRCA1 loss on different tissues and how they depend on BRCA1 differently for maintaining the fidelity of DNA replication and repair.
October 18, 2021
Knowledge of the power of medicinal plants has been passed down for thousands of years by native healers worldwide. Science confirms that plants and other organisms often hold the solutions to numerous human medical problems. There is an urgent need to protect the environment of critical ecosystems like the Amazon rainforest.
October 12, 2021
Around 34 billion gallons of water go down the drain every day. Could some of it be recycled into drinking water in areas where water is becoming increasingly scarce?
October 11, 2021
Tulane scientist Hank Bart is teaming up with researchers across the country as part of $15 million NSF initiative to establish a new field of study called imageomics.
October 04, 2021
The installation of numerous hands-free bottle filling stations on the uptown campus is one of the pandemic-driven upgrades that is here to stay, thanks to work by the Office of Sustainability, Facilities Services and a student-led, crowd-sourced research effort.
September 30, 2021
A team of Tulane University engineers and scientists has received funding to establish a recycling program that uses glass sand to prevent coastal land loss.
With the help of more than $700,000 in funding from the National Science Foundation’s Convergence Accelerator Program, the Tulane team will work with the New Orleans-based glass recycling center Glass Half Full to develop a plan to divert glass from landfills and turn it into glass sand products to restore coastal communities and preserve historic sites.
September 29, 2021
Ehab Meselhe, a professor in the Tulane Department River-Coastal Science and Engineering, has received a grant to plan the creation of an online forecasting tool to help scientists, ecologists and engineers evaluate how freshwater diversion and other coastal restorations projects may impact The Gulf of Mexico ecosystem.
September 24, 2021
Tulane’s Center for Public Service (CPS) has committed to helping the region recover from Ida and has stepped forward to lead Tulane in assisting communities most impacted by the storm.
September 22, 2021
Tulane researcher Carolyn Bayer is among 23 early career scientists to win funding for research to accelerate the development of the next generation of imaging technologies.