May 29, 2019
Hannah Eherenfeldt and Benjamin Knapp, who graduated May 18, won this year’s Novel Tech Challenge for creating a medical simulation startup called ReSuture.
May 21, 2019
Geetha Parthasarathy, PhD, a research scientist at Tulane National Primate Research Center, received the 2019 Laure Woods Emerging Leader Award from the Bay Area Lyme Foundation, to be a catalyst for future research, particularly in the areas of Lyme diagnostics and novel therapies. She was awarded a $100,000 grant.
May 21, 2019
Morphine and other opioid-based painkillers are very effective at treating pain initially, but studies have shown that the drugs can make patients more pain-sensitive, prolonging their discomfort and increasing their risks of developing chronic pain.
May 10, 2019
On Feb. 16, Tulane bioinnovation PhD student Samantha Kurtz was selected as the winner of the 2019 Three Minute Thesis Competition. She had three minutes to share her research on “More Than Just a Pastie,” which centers around her research on novel drug-delivery systems to treat early-stage breast cancer.
April 17, 2019
Tulane researcher Sarah Gray wins Early Career Award for work in child development.
March 28, 2019
The Joe W. and Dorothy Dorsett Brown Foundation recently awarded Tulane Cancer Center researcher Victoria Belancio, PhD, associate professor of structural and cellular biology, a three-year, $150,000 grant to support her investigations into rarely studied genetic elements that contribute to cancer.
March 26, 2019
Tim M. Berra, who received a PhD in biology from Tulane University in 1969, and who is professor emeritus in the Department of Evolution, Ecology and Organismal Biology at The Ohio State University, will visit Tulane March 28–29 to give two lectures.