November 14, 2017
Tulane University’s Stryder Meadows, a cell and molecular biology professor, received a $1.7 million grant from the Department of Defense to study how arteriovenous malformations (AVM), which are defects in arteries, veins and capillaries, form Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia (HHT), a genetic disorder that affects about 1 in 5,000 people.
November 10, 2017
A Tulane University geologist is among a team of scientists studying an ancient Canadian ice sheet to determine if its collapse could be a preview of future climate change.
November 06, 2017
The seventh annual FORESTival, a fundraiser for A Studio in the Woods, takes place Saturday, Nov. 11 on the studio grounds in Algiers, highlighting the work of artists who had residencies there.
October 24, 2017
Sufferers of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are more likely to abuse alcohol, but a Tulane researcher is hoping a study of the brain can provide insight into the problem and catch it before it escalates.
October 19, 2017
Formerly the animal facility laboratory supervisor at the Africa Health Research Institute in Durban, South Africa, Chivonne Moodley is now joining a Tulane University tuberculosis research team.
October 13, 2017
Tulane researchers Robert Garry and James Robinson won’t give up until they unravel the mystery of the Lassa virus, saving lives from a severe and often fatal hemorrhagic fever that infects more than 300,000 people annually and is wrecking West African communities.
October 10, 2017
Tulane University’s Shantz Lab has received a two-year grant of $110,000 from the American Chemical Society’s (ACS) Petroleum Research Fund to find a solution to one of the chemical industry's most demanding transformations, the direct conversion of benzene to phenol.
October 03, 2017
Tulane University’s Laura Schrader, a cell and molecular biology professor and Brain Institute member, received a two-year grant from the National Institute of Health to study the role of a Shox2, a protein in the brain important for development and function of the thalamus.
September 27, 2017
For 15 years, students enrolled in summer fellowships at the Tulane National Primate Research Center have gained first-hand experience in scientific research and veterinary medicine.
September 26, 2017
The National Institutes of Health has awarded Tulane University a five-year, $6.28 million grant to test ways to best implement new guidelines to more aggressively manage high blood pressure in adults, especially among low-income patients at high risk for cardiovascular disease.