September 13, 2017
Tulane University researchers have developed a new drug that is effective against non-severe cases of malaria, according to results from an FDA-supervised clinical trial published online in The Lancet Infectious Diseases.
September 12, 2017
East Africa may be a long way from the Crescent City, but it is top of mind for Tulane PhD student Sarah Oliva, who is studying data from volcanoes and earthquakes in that region. Her goal is a better understanding of how a 3,000-kilometer long deep valley — the East African rift system — formed. Ultimately, she hopes her research will enable her to work with scientists and help governments protect residents living near the rift.
September 05, 2017
An experimental therapy using cloned antibodies from Lassa fever survivors was 100 percent effective in stopping the progression of the deadly disease in nonhuman primates up to eight days after infection, according to a new study in Nature Medicine.
August 28, 2017
Restoring the flow of fresh water and sediment from the Mississippi River can rebuild the state’s protective wetlands, making them more resilient to looming threats from storms, according to a new Tulane University study.
August 07, 2017
Marcela Villareal de Panetta, a Tulane graduate and member of the Dean’s Council of the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, has joined the Board of Tulane.
August 02, 2017
Tulane and three other universities will share in a $41.7 million grant from the National Science Foundation to study ways to lower the cost of drugs for illnesses such as Crohn’s, breast cancer and multiple sclerosis.
August 01, 2017
The Tulane University School of Science and Engineering has created a first-of-its-kind academic department dedicated to research and education in river-coastal issues.
August 01, 2017
Negative campaign ads, a staple of modern elections, may hurt female candidates, especially Democrats, more than men, particularly when they accuse women of not following feminine stereotypes, according to a new study co-authored by a Tulane University researcher.
July 26, 2017
Two Tulane scientists and a graduate student are among 40 national winners of the 2017 Inspiring Leaders in STEM Award.
July 19, 2017
Tulane Prevention Research Center’s Movin’ for LIFE program will host a 5K run-and-walk and family-focused health fair with community partners in the Ninth Ward later this summer to help residents jumpstart healthy lifestyle habits.
July 18, 2017
The Tulane Institute of Sports Medicine (TISM) has once again partnered with The Trust (Powered by the NFLPA), the organization that provides former NFL players support for success in life after football. Today, The Trust, along with TISM, announced the launch of the Milestone Wellness Assessment for former NFL Players.