June 01, 2017
A team of scientists, including virologists from Tulane University, have for the first time mapped the molecular structure of an elusive surface protein on the Lassa virus that allows the pathogen to infect human cells. The breakthrough, more than a decade in the making, is featured on the cover of Science.
May 31, 2017
A new study conducted by researchers from Tulane University finds reducing target systolic blood pressure below current recommendations significantly reduces the risk of cardiovascular disease and preventable death. The latest study supports previous research, which found more intensive management of hypertension greatly reduced the risk of heart attack and stroke.
May 25, 2017
Keith Gandal, a visiting scholar in the Tulane School of Liberal Arts, prepares for the release of his fifth book, A Year of Writing Dangerously: A Scholarly Detective Story of the Lost Generation, this fall.
May 24, 2017
New Orleans parents and residents broadly support the city’s education reforms with 63 percent saying charter schools have improved public education, according to a new poll by the Cowen Institute at Tulane University.
May 17, 2017
The 2017 Weiss Fellows are Elisabeth McMahon, associate professor in the Tulane Department of History and Africana Studies in the School of Liberal Arts; and Beth Wee, senior professor of practice in the Tulane Department of Psychology and associate dean for undergraduate studies in the School of Science and Engineering; director of the master’s and undergraduate neuroscience programs; and adjunct faculty in the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology.
May 16, 2017
An interdisciplinary team from Tulane University’s bioinnovation and biomedical engineering departments has won the International Business Model Competition (IBMC) in Mountain View, California, receiving a first-place prize of $30,000.
May 15, 2017
New study results released by Tulane University oncologist Dr. Oliver Sartor hold promising news for African-American men fighting advanced prostate cancer.
May 09, 2017
Dr. Jiang He, the Joseph S. Copes Chair of Epidemiology and Professor in the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, will receive the Oliver Fund Award for Excellence in Faculty Mentoring at Commencement 2017.
May 08, 2017
Tulane School of Science and Engineering faculty Matthew Escarra and Eliot Kapit are two of approximately 500 recipients across the country to receive the National Science Foundation’s Early Career Development Award.
May 04, 2017
Weathering Katrina: Culture and Recovery Among Vietnamese Americans, a new book by Tulane University professor Mark VanLandingham, examines how Vietnamese locals swiftly rebuilt their community post-Katrina.
April 28, 2017
Jessica Conrad, who will graduate from the Tulane schools of Science and Engineering and Public Health and Tropical Medicine in May, co-authored a textbook chapter on behavioral changes in an epidemic.
April 20, 2017
As director of the Highly Vulnerable Children’s Research Center at the Tulane School of Social Work, Tonya R. Thurman and her team conduct rigorous studies that they hope will lead to a better quality of life for struggling children worldwide, especially children affected by HIV and AIDS.
April 13, 2017
As the new director of the Tulane Heart and Vascular Institute and section chief of cardiology, Dr. Robert Hendel's vision for the institute is clear: “Growth, with responsibility.”