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.
November 01, 2018
Children’s Hospital and Tulane University School of Medicine have signed an affiliation agreement to work together on clinical, academic and research activities in pediatrics.
October 23, 2018
Navigating the New Orleans food and nutrition scene just got easier. An interdisciplinary team at Tulane University recently developed the “Resource Guide to Innovative Work in Food & Nutrition in New Orleans.”
October 17, 2018
A collaboration between the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine and YEP Design Works, led to creation of a website specifically designed for young black men to promote sexual health and STI screening.
October 16, 2018
Dr. Paul Whelton, a clinical professor and the Show Chwan Health System Endowed Chair in Global Public Health at Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, has been recognized with the American Heart Association 2018 Excellence Award for Hypertension Research. The award is considered one of the most prestigious awards for a researcher in the field of hypertension.
October 05, 2018
A new study led by an infectious disease epidemiologist at Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine could change the way doctors treat a common sexually transmitted disease.
October 02, 2018
More than six million people are currently infected with Trypanosoma cruzi, a parasite that causes Chagas disease. Of those infected with the T. cruzi parasite, one million are women of reproductive age.
September 25, 2018
Nakhle Saba, MD, an assistant professor of clinical medicine in the Tulane University School of Medicine, recently received a one-year, $30,000 Ladies Leukemia League grant to study the role of a protein in the most common form of leukemia in children.