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.
November 17, 2020
Adults with the healthiest sleep patterns had a 42% lower risk of heart failure regardless of other risk factors compared to adults with unhealthy sleep patterns, according to new Tulane University study published in the American Heart Association’s journal Circulation.
November 16, 2020
The National Institutes of Health awarded a $8.7 million grant to Tulane University to study whether churches can play a significant role in helping to eliminate cardiovascular health disparities among African Americans.
November 03, 2020
Tulane University School of Medicine will be a testing site for the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson’s Phase III clinical research study of a new COVID-19 vaccine.
October 19, 2020
A Tulane researcher will use a grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to study the impact of noxious weed invasion on livestock, food production and supermarket prices.
October 16, 2020
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) awarded a $2.5 million grant to Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine to work with community partners determine if a value-based benefit approach using zero-cost copayments on drugs can improve medication adherence and outcomes for diabetes patients.
October 12, 2020
Tulane University’s A. B. Freeman School of Business released the second edition of the Greater New Orleans Startup Report, an annual comprehensive overview of the region’s entrepreneurial ecosystem.
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.