March 10, 2021
The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded a $400,000 grant to Tulane University economist Patrick Button to study discrimination in access to mental health care for LGBTQ+ people and marginalized communities and whether the problem has been exacerbated by the pandemic.
March 08, 2021
Tulane scientists are part of an international team of researchers studying the 2018 eruption of the Sierra Negra volcano in the Galápagos Islands.
March 02, 2021
If people across the globe were to follow their country’s recommendations for a healthy diet, the impact of their food choices on greenhouse gas emissions would vary greatly depending on where they live, according to a new study in the Nutrition Journal.
February 26, 2021
Tulane University researchers have developed a highly sensitive blood test that can detect COVID-19 in rare cases when infections were missed by nasal swab PCR tests, according to a new study published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation.
February 09, 2021
Researchers at Tulane University, Harvard University, MIT and Massachusetts General Hospital have learned that obesity, advanced age and COVID-19 infection correlate with a propensity to breathe out more respiratory droplets — key spreaders of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.
February 04, 2021
Work on a new COVID-19 drug by a Tulane University School of Medicine researcher is getting fast-tracked. Jay Kolls, MD, a professor of medicine and pediatrics, the John W. Deming Endowed Chair in Internal Medicine, and director of Tulane’s Center for Translational Research in Infection and Inflammation, has received a $100,000 Fast Grant for his research to create a drug that prevents the COVID-19 virus from entering healthy cells.
February 03, 2021
The National Institutes of Health has selected Tulane National Primate Research Center to lead a new partnership between the seven federally funded National Primate Research Centers to combine their efforts to accelerate promising COVID-19 vaccine and drug research.
January 25, 2021
The National Science Foundation has awarded a $250,000 grant to BioAesthetics Corp. to develop a new advanced wound-care product for treating bed sores or pressure ulcers. The product will be tested at Tulane University.
January 19, 2021
For the first time, Tulane University researchers have identified and replicated a little understood, hyperimmune response in nonhuman primates that could one day lead to treatments to rescue patients with severe cases of the disease. Their findings were published in The American Journal of Pathology.
January 11, 2021
Kristin S. Miller, an associate professor of biomedical engineering at Tulane, has won an Early Career Award for research on the female reproductive system.
January 04, 2021
Reopening K-12 schools in the United States did not result in an increase in hospitalizations — in most cases — due to COVID-19, according to a new study by the National Center for Research on Education Access and Choice (REACH) at Tulane University.
December 11, 2020
Researchers from Tulane University have developed a 15-minute COVID-19 test that is read by a smartphone to address the need to expand testing capacity in community-based settings.
December 10, 2020
Tulane accepted into a national program designed to improve diversity in the earth sciences.
December 07, 2020
The National Institutes of Health has awarded a $1 million grant to Tulane University to launch an outreach initiative to reach ethnic and racial minority communities in Louisiana that are disproportionately affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
November 30, 2020
While HIV infection is now largely manageable with the help of antiretroviral therapy (ART), the virus persists in hard-to-reach reservoirs of the body, requiring those infected to remain on ART for life.