April 04, 2018
Paul Friedlander, MD, and colleagues created the organization Healing Hands Across the Divide following Hurricane Katrina in an attempt to address cancer disparities among the under-served in our area.
April 03, 2018
Tulane University professors Stacy Overstreet, Courtney Baker and Kathleen Whalen, have collaborated with a team of community partners to determine how six local schools can better support trauma-exposed students through an innovative study called Safe Schools NOLA.
March 27, 2018
Dr. Hua Lu, chair of the Department of Biochemistry in the Tulane University School of Medicine, and his research team recently published a study in Molecular Cell that sheds light on a unique genetic mutation believed to be associated with a higher incidence of liver cancer in China and some African countries.
March 20, 2018
Tulane Medical Center is one of the first hospitals in Greater New Orleans to offer the new Micra Transcatheter Pacing System, a pacemaker that can present fewer complications than traditional kinds of pacemakers. It is the smallest pacemaker available for bradycardia.
March 06, 2018
February 27, 2018
Dr. Jay Kolls, MD, a professor of medicine and pediatrics and the John W Deming Endowed Chair in Internal Medicine at Tulane University School of Medicine, was recently awarded a seven-year, $6 million Outstanding Investigator Award from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute to research how lungs fight deadly diseases.
February 21, 2018
Tulane graduates Steve and Jann Paul have made a $10 million gift to support construction of a new School of Science and Engineering building at Tulane University.
February 20, 2018
Tulane University virologists are part of a team of researchers working on a new $15 million federally funded project to help eradicate Ebola and Lassa fever by studying in detail how survivors were able to fight off the deadly viruses.
February 20, 2018
Last year, the National Institutes of Health awarded the Louisiana Clinical and Translational Science (LA CaTS) Center with funding to aid researchers in Baton Rouge, New Orleans and Shreveport in their work over the next five years.
February 16, 2018
Tulane researchers talk about problems with Mardi Gras beads including lead exposure and drainage issues, while archaeologists celebrate the discovery of an ancient Mayan megalopolis in Guatemala in today’s News in Review video.