June 22, 2018
The Goldring Center for Culinary Medicine at Tulane University hosted more than 240 doctors, nurses, pharmacists, registered dietitians, chefs, nutrition specialists and more at the 5th annual Health Meets Food conference last week in downtown New Orleans.
June 19, 2018
Tulane psychology professor Jill Daniel has been named the inaugural Gary P. Dohanich Professor in Brain Science.
June 12, 2018
A study by researchers at Tulane University found persistent drug use, especially substances like cocaine and heroin, increases the risks of disease progression and early death in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD). The results are published in the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (CJASN).
June 06, 2018
Tulane Cancer Center is one of the first in the region to provide the latest PET imaging tool to detect recurring prostate cancer.
June 05, 2018
Physicist Jianwei Sun concluded a study that will help scientists unravel the mystery of high temperature superconductivity.
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 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.