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 Central African Forest Initiative (CAFI), a multi-donor program to reduce the human impact on tropical rainforests in Central Africa, recently awarded $7.2 million to a team of researchers at Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. Drs. Jane Bertrand, Arsene Binanga, and Julie Hernandez of the Department of Health Policy and Management will spearhead the project. The team’s goal is to increase contraceptive use in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).
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 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 06, 2019
Newcomb Art Museum at Tulane University will host a public forum on lead, Saturday, Nov. 9 from 2 to 3 p.m.
November 04, 2019
On Thursday, Nov. 7, the New Orleans Maternal Child Health will ask the New Orleans City Council to put its support behind postpartum home visits for all birthing people in New Orleans, the training and hiring of black and queer health workers and finding ethical ways to reimburse doula care via Medicaid and other insurance plans.
October 31, 2019
"Anthropocene River Campus: The Human Delta" is the culmination of a year-long study of the Mississippi River, bringing together dozens of experts to to discuss the human impact on and around the Mississippi River region basin and the planet.
October 29, 2019
A new computer model could help health officials predict where the next Ebola outbreak will strike, according to a new study from a multi-university research team that included Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine.
October 25, 2019
‘Boys Don’t Cry’ producer Christine Vachon will headline Tulane the inaugural Bobby Yan Lectureship in Media and Social Change.
October 23, 2019
A new project awarded to Tulane University researchers from the School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine aims to enable the United Houma Nation to determine how to support its citizens to adapt to climate-related and other short- and long-term stressors while maintaining the integrity of its community and culture.