August 11, 2022
For the first time, researchers at Tulane University and Ochsner Health were able to genetically sequence carotid plaque tissue collected from patients within days after a stroke. The discovery could help researchers develop new tools to stop strokes from happening.
August 09, 2022
Kim Boyle, one of New Orleans’ top lawyers and Michael D. Rubenstein, a Tulane graduate and leading attorney based in Houston, have been named to the Board of Tulane, the university’s main governing body. The board members began their appointments on July 1. Boyle previously served on the Tulane board from 2009-2021 and was elected to an additional term. Rubenstein will serve as the new Tulane Alumni Association member of the board.
July 28, 2022
Tulane physics professor Fred Wietfeldt has been awarded an $8.2 million grant from the National Science Foundation to build a new apparatus aimed at solving what he calls “one of the most important problems in physics today.”
July 27, 2022
A new Tulane study suggests that the link between bats and coronaviruses is likely due to a long-shared history, and that genetic information can help us prevent and manage future pandemics.
July 25, 2022
Tulane University researchers will use a new $3.5 million National Institutes of Health grant to investigate how specialized immune cells may block cytomegalovirus transmission during pregnancy.
July 18, 2022
Alumna Cheryl A. Verlander and her husband, Charles “Chuck” N. Bracht, have made a $1 million bequest to Tulane’s Verlander-Bracht Scholarship Endowed Fund, which they created in 2008 to support students who are pursuing master’s degrees at the School of Social Work.
July 15, 2022
A new study confirms what many on social media have long reported: The COVID-19 vaccines did affect people’s periods, especially for those who don’t typically have them due to long-acting contraceptives, gender-affirming hormone treatments or menopause.
July 13, 2022
Shawn Abbott, who has held leadership roles in enrollment management at NYU, Stanford, Columbia and other top universities, has accepted the appointment as Tulane University’s new vice president for enrollment management and dean of admission effective September 6.
June 29, 2022
Marcus Foster, a graduate of Tulane University’s School of Law, has been named the university’s new Chief Title IX Officer, effective July 1.
June 22, 2022
The color of a person’s skin can often define the level of healthcare they receive. A new Tulane University study identifies the barriers patients from marginalized communities face when they seek primary care appointments and how health care providers can address these inequities.
June 21, 2022
Results from one of the largest global studies of atrial fibrillation (AFib) procedures show that the simple approach is usually best when it comes to ablation, a procedure where physicians destroy or ablate cardiac tissue to correct irregular heart rhythms. The findings could change the way patients are treated for AFib.
June 21, 2022
A Tulane computer scientist is one of 83 researchers from across the United States to win an Early Career Award from the U.S. Department of Energy.
June 15, 2022
A team of Tulane engineering students and graduates is a finalist in a moon exploration competition sponsored by NASA.
June 13, 2022
World-renowned cancer biology researcher Joe W. Ramos, PhD, has been selected to lead the Louisiana Cancer Research Center (LCRC), a collaborative hub in downtown New Orleans that brings together top cancer researchers from Tulane and other area universities to seek treatments and cures for one of the world’s leading causes of death.