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.
April 16, 2018
Tulane will take part in the nationwide event on Thursday, April 19, to highlight the significant roles that animals play in scientific advancement. Biomedical Research Awareness Day will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the first floor of the JBJ Building (1342 Tulane Ave.).
April 11, 2018
Although river diversions that bring land building sediment to shrinking coastlands are the best solution to sustaining portions of the Mississippi Delta, a new Tulane University study concludes that the rate of land building will likely be dwarfed by the rate of wetland loss.
April 10, 2018
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is widespread in China with 8.6 percent of the country's adult population - almost 100 million people -suffering from the chronic lung disease, according to a new Tulane University study published in The Lancet.
April 10, 2018
Participating in yoga and mindfulness activities at school helps third-graders exhibiting anxiety improve their well-being and emotional health, according to a new Tulane University study published in the journal Psychology Research and Behavior Management.
April 09, 2018
Kimberly Foster, a professor of mechanical engineering at the University of California at Santa Barbara (UCSB), will become the new dean of the Tulane University School of Science and Engineering.