May 27, 2022
A team of Tulane neuroscientists have been studying the formation of fear memories in the emotional hub of the brain – the amygdala — and think they have a mechanism.
May 26, 2022
Tulane University researchers discovered a new mechanism that may explain why human kidneys, which are comprised of almost a million filter units, stop creating new filter cells after birth.
May 13, 2022
Geologist Cynthia Ebinger has been named one of 14 Jefferson Science Fellows by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine.
May 12, 2022
Tulane University math professor Lisa Fauci has won a prestigious research grant from an international organization that funds basic research in life sciences.
May 11, 2022
Team Fleur FemTech, four students from the School of Science and Engiineering, won the annual Novel Tech Challenge for their at-home test kit for detection of endometriosis.
May 09, 2022
Dr. Jeffrey Han and his team aim to better understand how DNA damage caused by the transposon L1 causes infertility in a mouse model. A better understanding of the biology of L1 could also help researchers make connections to other diseases associated with transposon activity, including cancer.
May 05, 2022
A team of Tulane scientists has developed a new family of two-dimensional materials that researchers say has promising applications in everything from advanced electronics to high-capacity batteries.
April 28, 2022
Tulane researchers conducted a study that looked at the connection between students taking an introductory personality course and their dispositional intelligence.
April 12, 2022
A team of Earth and Environmental Sciences students has been named a national semifinalist in the U.S. Department of Energy's inaugural EnergyTech University Prize competition.
April 05, 2022
Tulane professor Jesse M. Keenan is among dozens of scholars and scientists involved in the writing and editing of a newly released United Nations report on the state of climate change.
April 01, 2022
COVID-19 patients commonly report having headaches, confusion and other neurological symptoms, but doctors don’t fully understand how the disease targets the brain during infection. Now, researchers at Tulane University have shown in detail how COVID-19 affects the central nervous system, according to a new study published in Nature Communications.
March 31, 2022
Tulane researcher Colin Jackson has won a National Science Foundation Early Career Award to further his research on the chemistry of planets.
March 17, 2022
This March the Smithsonian is adding to the excitement of Women’s History Month with the opening of “#IfThenSheCan – The Exhibit”, a collection of 120 life size 3D-printed statues honoring groundbreaking women in STEM. Elizabeth “Liz” Engler-Chiurazzi, Tulane assistant professor of neurosurgery at the Clinical Neuroscience Research Center at the School of Medicine, was chosen as one of the 120 If/Then ambassadors.This March the Smithsonian is adding to the excitement of Women’s History Month with the opening of “#IfThenSheCan – The Exhibit”, a collection of 120 life size 3D-printed statues honoring groundbreaking women in STEM. Elizabeth “Liz” Engler-Chiurazzi, Tulane assistant professor of neurosurgery at the Clinical Neuroscience Research Center at the School of Medicine, was chosen as one of the 120 If/Then ambassadors.
March 04, 2022
The National Institutes of Health has awarded a $14.17 million grant to the Tulane University Brain Institute for a five-year study to understand why the brain-protecting benefits of estrogen don’t apply to all women, especially those with hypertension and Type 2 diabetes.