December 02, 2016
Long-term estrogen treatment after menopause may increase the risk of new kidney damage and negatively affect women who already have abnormal kidney function, according to a study by Tulane University School of Medicine researchers published in the American Journal of Physiology—Renal Physiology.
November 21, 2016
Almost 10 percent of very young children struggle with significant mental health problems, yet few are getting help, according to a new American Academy of Pediatrics policy statement co-authored by a Tulane University child psychiatrist.
November 18, 2016
Studies have long shown that girls are less likely than boys to be interested in math and science, but new research by Tulane University researchers suggests that matching girls with female role models could dramatically reverse that trend.
November 17, 2016
The Cowen Institute at Tulane University released a guide to help New Orleans families understand the plan to bring public schools in the city back under the control of a single local district.
November 15, 2016
A decade after Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans, hospital admissions for heart attacks in the city were three times higher than they were before the storm, according to Tulane University research results presented at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions 2016 in New Orleans this week.
November 15, 2016
Neighborhood stressors including the density of liquor or convenience stores, reports of domestic violence and the rate of violent crime are associated with signs of biological stress in children according to a new study led by Tulane University researchers and published in the prestigious journal JAMA Pediatrics.
November 14, 2016
Acclaimed New York Times political columnist Maureen Dowd will discuss the “psychologies and pathologies” of the 2016 presidential campaign Wednesday, Nov. 16 at Tulane University.
October 24, 2016
The judiciary in Louisiana doesn’t reflect the state’s gender or racial diversity, according to a new Tulane University report that finds the number of women and minority men serving as judges lags behind their representation in the population.
October 10, 2016
The National Institutes of Health has awarded Tulane University an $11.4 million grant to develop more scientists devoted to clinical research aimed at helping patients suffering from high blood pressure, obesity, diabetes and related conditions.
October 06, 2016
More than 14 percent of 16-24 year olds in New Orleans are disconnected from employment and education, according to a new Cowen Institute at Tulane University report that paints a detailed portrait of “opportunity youth” in the city.
September 23, 2016
The Tulane School of Science and Engineering is embarking on a new curriculum that will include certificate programs in electrical, mechanical, materials, and computational engineering.
September 19, 2016
The two-mile race, held in partnership with the New Orleans Track Club, begins and ends at Gibson Quad and will feature celebrity grand marshal and Tulane alumnus Christian LeBlanc of The Young and the Restless.
September 15, 2016
Tulane University has opened the ByWater Institute and a new riverfront campus in downtown New Orleans dedicated to studying and protecting Louisiana's vital waterways and coast.