August 11, 2022
For the first time, researchers at Tulane University and Ochsner Health were able to genetically sequence carotid plaque tissue collected from patients within days after a stroke. The discovery could help researchers develop new tools to stop strokes from happening.
July 28, 2022
Tulane physics professor Fred Wietfeldt has been awarded an $8.2 million grant from the National Science Foundation to build a new apparatus aimed at solving what he calls “one of the most important problems in physics today.”
July 27, 2022
A new Tulane study suggests that the link between bats and coronaviruses is likely due to a long-shared history, and that genetic information can help us prevent and manage future pandemics.
July 25, 2022
Tulane University researchers will use a new $3.5 million National Institutes of Health grant to investigate how specialized immune cells may block cytomegalovirus transmission during pregnancy.
July 15, 2022
A new study confirms what many on social media have long reported: The COVID-19 vaccines did affect people’s periods, especially for those who don’t typically have them due to long-acting contraceptives, gender-affirming hormone treatments or menopause.
June 27, 2022
A team of scientists, including a Tulane University PhD candidate, has analyzed 50 years of satellite imagery and generated the first global database of river avulsions.
June 21, 2022
Results from one of the largest global studies of atrial fibrillation (AFib) procedures show that the simple approach is usually best when it comes to ablation, a procedure where physicians destroy or ablate cardiac tissue to correct irregular heart rhythms. The findings could change the way patients are treated for AFib.
June 21, 2022
A Tulane computer scientist is one of 83 researchers from across the United States to win an Early Career Award from the U.S. Department of Energy.
June 15, 2022
A team of Tulane engineering students and graduates is a finalist in a moon exploration competition sponsored by NASA.
June 13, 2022
World-renowned cancer biology researcher Joe W. Ramos, PhD, has been selected to lead the Louisiana Cancer Research Center (LCRC), a collaborative hub in downtown New Orleans that brings together top cancer researchers from Tulane and other area universities to seek treatments and cures for one of the world’s leading causes of death.
June 06, 2022
An exhibit highlighting monuments and memorials as a way of creating more just and equitable spaces in New Orleans and beyond is now on display at the AIA New Orleans Design Center.
May 27, 2022
A team of Tulane neuroscientists have been studying the formation of fear memories in the emotional hub of the brain – the amygdala — and think they have a mechanism.
May 13, 2022
Geologist Cynthia Ebinger has been named one of 14 Jefferson Science Fellows by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine.
May 12, 2022
Tulane University math professor Lisa Fauci has won a prestigious research grant from an international organization that funds basic research in life sciences.
May 11, 2022
Team Fleur FemTech, four students from the School of Science and Engineering, won the annual Novel Tech Challenge for their at-home test kit for detection of endometriosis.