October 07, 2020
Demetrius “Demetri” Maraganore, MD, is the recently appointed Herbert J. Harvey, Jr. Chair in Neurosciences and Chair of the Department of Neurology at Tulane University School of Medicine, where he runs the Healthy Brain Aging Initiative that helps patients prevent cognitive decline and dementia, including Alzheimer’s disease.
October 05, 2020
Tulane researcher Kathleen Ferris will use a $1.2 million NIH grant to study the genetics and evolution of ecologically important traits in monkeyflowers, a wildflower native to western North America.
October 02, 2020
Alexander B. Simon and Alexander D. Wise, both recent graduates from Tulane’s chemical and biomolecular engineering program, participated in the National Science Foundation Innovation Corps, or NSF I-Corps, program this past summer.
September 11, 2020
Nakhle Saba, MD, associate professor of clinical medicine, is principal investigator on a trial to treat severe COVID-19 in hospitalized cancer patients.
September 03, 2020
New research projects underway at Tulane University School of Medicine aim to understand why aging and conditions such as type 2 diabetes impact the brain.
August 25, 2020
Patients hospitalized with COVID-19 who had a combination of high blood pressure, obesity and diabetes were over three times more likely to die from the disease, according to a new Tulane University study.
August 10, 2020
Tulane researchers are studying what they call the hidden and often unspoken impact the COVID-19 pandemic: intimate partner violence.
August 03, 2020
Jonathan Fadok, who serves on the faculty of the Tulane Brain Institute, recently received a $2.24 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to conduct research that will lead to a better understanding of panic disorder.
July 23, 2020
Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine will partner with local healthcare providers to launch a COVID-19 study of patients and medical workers in New Orleans as part of a larger Centers for Disease Control effort to answer key epidemiological and clinical questions about the disease.
July 20, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic can lead to a marked increase in loneliness, isolation, depression and other forms of mental illness, according to Tulane paper.
July 20, 2020
Tulane University researchers are teaming up with the U.S. Army on a machine learning project that possibly lead to unbreakable, secure communication systems, quantum computers and enhanced radar.