December 18, 2019
Getting a good night’s sleep could be beneficial for long-term health. A pioneering new study led by Dr. Lu Qi, director of the Tulane University Obesity Research Center, found that even if people had a high genetic risk of heart disease or stroke, healthy sleep patterns could help offset that risk. The study is published in the European Heart Journal.
December 16, 2019
Tulane University School of Social Work and Send Me a Friend are partnering on a nationwide survey to examine the behavioral health challenges of musicians.
December 12, 2019
Tulane students help visually impaired children get in touch with science.
December 03, 2019
The National Institutes of Health awarded a $2.9 million grant to Tulane University neuroscientist Dr. Stacy Drury to lead a research network that will set methodological standards for studying a part of the chromosome that scientists increasingly recognize as an important biological marker of aging and age-related diseases.
December 03, 2019
The American College of Surgeon (ACS) recently awarded one of its highest honors for volunteerism to former Tulane surgery resident Dr. Alison Smith for her work to provide medical care to the people of Haiti.
December 02, 2019
Researchers have shown that a common cold virus can infect cells derived from human placentas, suggesting that it may be possible for the infection to pass from expectant mothers to their unborn children.
November 27, 2019
The American Heart Association recently honored two Tulane University physicians, cardiologist Dr. Keith Ferdinand and epidemiology professor Dr. Paul Whelton, with national awards for their outstanding contribution to the field of cardiology and cardiovascular research.
November 26, 2019
The Tulane National Primate Research Center was awarded a $1.5 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to help researchers find a more effective vaccine against tuberculosis. The grant will fund efforts to establish a nonhuman primate colony that more closely mimics the way people are currently vaccinated against the disease.
November 22, 2019
The Section of Hematology and Medical Oncology in the John W. Deming Department of Medicine at Tulane will host its Inaugural Kidney Cancer Day on Thursday, Dec. 12, in the Tidewater Diboll Auditorium and Gallery at 1440 Canal St.
November 20, 2019
A Tulane researcher is heading to Antarctica as part of a five-year quest to understand the Thwaites Glacier and its future contribution to global sea level.
November 19, 2019
The seven metrics used by the American Heart Association to predict a person’s risk of heart disease and stroke don’t do enough to measure cardiovascular health because they fail to take into account the significance of where a person carries excess fat on their body, according to a new study.
November 13, 2019
It comes as no surprise that Americans struggle with weight loss, but a new study led by researchers at Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine reveals the extent to which many people try, and fail, to shed extra pounds.
November 07, 2019
The iconic “Sesame Street” celebrates a half-century of educating children, and Tulane's Patrick Bordnick is one of the show's biggest fans.