April 30, 2019
Tuberculosis, the world’s leading infectious disease killer, is also the leading cause of death in infants with HIV. Researchers at Tulane National Primate Research Center will use a new $6.1 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to better understand how the developing immune system responds to these two diseases so that doctors can improve outcomes for infants and children across the globe.
April 23, 2019
Sweeping changes designed to make a major federal food assistance program more nutritious for low-income families were effective in reducing obesity risk for 4-year-olds who had been on the program since birth, according to a new study by researchers from Tulane University, the University of California, Los Angeles, and PHFE WIC.
April 10, 2019
Tulane University anthropology professor William Balée has been named a 2019 Guggenheim Fellow by the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation to document the historical ecology of the lower Amazon basin.
March 21, 2019
Tulane University has added a more diverse menu of science, an extra day of programming and a national headliner to this year’s Immersion Days, the university’s premier event showcasing its latest research discoveries to biotechnology firms, venture capitalists, foundations and potential collaborators.
February 07, 2019
More than 17 percent of prostate cancer patients are born with genetic variants that can be associated with a higher risk for various cancers, according to a new study in JAMA Oncology by researchers from Tulane University School of Medicine and genetics firm Invitae.
January 24, 2019
A new Tulane University study examining the carbon footprint of what more than 16,000 Americans eat in a day has good news for environmentally conscious consumers— diets that are more climate-friendly are also healthier.
January 15, 2019
A new study at the Tulane National Primate Research Center showed for the first time that an experimental drug can save nonhuman primates exposed to deadly ricin toxin, a potential bioterrorism agent.
January 08, 2019
Federal guidelines about how to eat a balanced diet should also include information about how food choices affect the planet and long-term sustainability of the food system, according to a new policy statement from the Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior co-written by a Tulane University researcher.
January 08, 2019
Tulane professor publishes video series on birding.
December 04, 2018
Tulane mathematics professor Lisa Fauci has been elected as a fellow of the American Physical Society.
November 27, 2018
Outpatient palliative care can improve survival duration as well as quality of life in advanced cancer patients.
November 20, 2018
There are 5.7 million people living with Alzheimer’s disease, according to Alzheimers.org, and the dreaded disease has caused more deaths than both breast and prostate cancer combined. Finding a cure is paramount.