June 13, 2017
A Tulane University research professor is teaming up on a $200,000 grant to help the Isle de Jean Charles community of Native Americans build resilience in the face of climate change and other social and environmental challenges.
June 06, 2017
The world may be closer to knowing why Ebola spreads so easily thanks to a team of researchers from Tulane University and other leading institutions that discovered a new biological activity in a small protein from the deadly virus. The team’s findings were recently published in the Journal of Virology.
June 06, 2017
A Tulane endocrinologist has co-authored a guide in the latest issue of Cell Metabolism to help scientists who study obesity, diabetes or other metabolic diseases better account for inherent sex differences in research.
June 01, 2017
A team of scientists, including virologists from Tulane University, have for the first time mapped the molecular structure of an elusive surface protein on the Lassa virus that allows the pathogen to infect human cells. The breakthrough, more than a decade in the making, is featured on the cover of Science.
May 16, 2017
An interdisciplinary team from Tulane University’s bioinnovation and biomedical engineering departments has won the International Business Model Competition (IBMC) in Mountain View, California, receiving a first-place prize of $30,000.
May 15, 2017
New study results released by Tulane University oncologist Dr. Oliver Sartor hold promising news for African-American men fighting advanced prostate cancer.
May 10, 2017
Tulane University alumna Elizabeth “Libby” Connolly Alexander has joined the Board of Tulane. Alexander is vice chairman of the board of Cotiviti, Inc., the successor company of her family’s retail and health care payment integrity business, Connolly, Inc.
April 27, 2017
A team from one of the nation’s hottest biotech sectors tapped Tulane Bioinnovation PhD student Nicholas Pashos to join an intensive, four-month program in San Francisco to fast-track high-potential startups.
April 18, 2017
The A. B. Freeman School of Business at Tulane University will honor business executive James J. Buquet III (MBA ’90) as Tulane Distinguished Entrepreneur of the Year and former Saints player Steve Gleason (MBA ’11) as Tulane Outstanding Social Entrepreneur of the Year.
April 12, 2017
A combination of densely populated cities and porous borders between neighboring countries helped ignite the historically deadly West African Ebola outbreak that killed more than 11,200 people, according to a comprehensive genetic study of the virus published in Nature.
April 11, 2017
Dr. Peter Gold, the Tulane medical student who captured the world’s attention when he was shot rescuing a stranger, has launched Strong City, a foundation to help end cycles of violence.
April 10, 2017
As the Louisiana Legislature prepares to debate ways to lure filmmakers back following a tightening up of the tax credit program in 2015, a Tulane University professor has published a book that shows why the state may not be getting its money’s worth from “Hollywood South.”
April 10, 2017
The Goldring Center for Culinary Medicine at Tulane University was honored as a national innovator this week at the Clinton Foundation’s Health Matters Activation Summit in Little Rock, Arkansas.
April 06, 2017
Tulane University has formally relaunched the School of Continuing Studies as the School of Professional Advancement. The school is one of six at Tulane that offer both undergraduate and graduate programs.
April 05, 2017
When School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine Dean Dr. Pierre Buekens travels to a leading international global health conference this week, some of the top academics in the field will be making the case for why global public health funding matters.