February 07, 2019
More than 17 percent of prostate cancer patients are born with genetic variants that can be associated with a higher risk for various cancers, according to a new study in JAMA Oncology by researchers from Tulane University School of Medicine and genetics firm Invitae.
January 24, 2019
A new Tulane University study examining the carbon footprint of what more than 16,000 Americans eat in a day has good news for environmentally conscious consumers— diets that are more climate-friendly are also healthier.
January 21, 2019
Jessica Shank, MD, is board certified in Gynecologic Oncology and Obstetrics & Gynecology and specializes in female pelvic cancers, including ovarian, fallopian tube, primary peritoneal, uterine, cervical, vaginal and vulvar cancers.
January 15, 2019
A new study at the Tulane National Primate Research Center showed for the first time that an experimental drug can save nonhuman primates exposed to deadly ricin toxin, a potential bioterrorism agent.
January 10, 2019
New Year’s resolutions can be hard to follow - especially in New Orleans, where the start of Carnival brings king cake just days after the holiday season ends. The Tulane Living Well Clinic is launching a new program to help Tulane University faculty and staff meet their health goals in 2019. The program is complimentary and offered as a benefit by the Human Resources Department.
January 10, 2019
Student athletes from Mount Carmel Academy, St. Mary’s Dominican, Archbishop Chapelle, Cabrini, Archbishop Shaw and St. Scholastica Academy high schools, as well as Loyola University will present Tulane Cancer Center with a check for $38,505—cumulative proceeds from each school’s “Pink Games” fundraisers held last fall.
January 08, 2019
Federal guidelines about how to eat a balanced diet should also include information about how food choices affect the planet and long-term sustainability of the food system, according to a new policy statement from the Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior co-written by a Tulane University researcher.
December 04, 2018
Tulane mathematics professor Lisa Fauci has been elected as a fellow of the American Physical Society.
December 03, 2018
Dr. Keith C. Ferdinand, a distinguished cardiologist at Tulane University School of Medicine, has been appointed to the Gerald S. Berenson Endowed Chair in Preventive Cardiology.
November 30, 2018
Several national media outlets reached out to our Tulane faculty for their expertise this week. See what they had to say in the latest Tulane News in Review video.
November 20, 2018
There are 5.7 million people living with Alzheimer’s disease, according to Alzheimers.org, and the dreaded disease has caused more deaths than both breast and prostate cancer combined. Finding a cure is paramount.
November 16, 2018
A new consortium backed by Tulane University, the University of Mississippi Medical Center and the University of Tennessee Health Science Center has awarded collaborative research grants to two teams of investigators fighting health disparities in the Mississippi Delta.
November 13, 2018
Men who are neurotic or introverted are more likely to be distressed after their prostate cancer diagnosis, according to a new study by researchers at Tulane University.