July 17, 2019
The Pincus Family Foundation has awarded a $550,000 grant to Tulane University to create a new, interdisciplinary program that will train future leaders in community-focused violence prevention in New Orleans.
July 16, 2019
Tulane University has named research scientist Tony Hu, PhD, a pioneer in developing advanced diagnostics for personalized medicine, as its second endowed presidential chair.
July 03, 2019
Dr. Giovanni Piedimonte, the Steven and Nancy Calabrese Endowed Chair for Excellence in Pediatric Care, Research and Education, as well as professor and chair of Pediatrics at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University, has been named Tulane University’s new vice president for research, effective Sept. 3.
June 24, 2019
Three Tulane University undergraduate students from the School of Science and Engineering were recognized for their achievements in the classroom and the laboratory with a pair of national awards. Rising seniors Nathalie Clarke and Danielle (Nelle) Kulick were named 2019 Goldwater Scholars by The Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation. Recent graduate Steven Stradley received the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship (NSF-GRF)
June 19, 2019
An agreement between Tulane and Delgado Community College allows Delgado graduates to complete a bachelor’s degree in Tulane’s School of Professional Advancement (SoPA).
June 14, 2019
For the first time, a new vaccine provided complete protection against three types of equine encephalitic viruses in nonhuman primates, according to a new study published in the journal Science Translational Medicine. The research was a joint collaborative effort involving Tulane University, the National Institutes of Health and the US Army.
June 10, 2019
If Americans changed their diets by swapping out just one item each day, they could greatly reduce their carbon footprint from food, according to a new Tulane University study that examined the real-world diets of thousands of people in the United States.
June 10, 2019
When disaster strikes a community, a key factor in whether it can bounce back is its reserve of resilience before it was tested by hardship. Researchers are discovering that this resilience is inextricably linked to a community’s unique history and culture.
May 21, 2019
Morphine and other opioid-based painkillers are very effective at treating pain initially, but studies have shown that the drugs can make patients more pain-sensitive, prolonging their discomfort and increasing their risks of developing chronic pain.
May 15, 2019
May 09, 2019
Tulane University researchers across disciplines have played an important role in fighting infectious disease epidemics around the globe. That storied history is brought to life in OutBreak: Epidemics in a Connected World, a new exhibit downtown co-sponsored by the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.