October 22, 2021
Tulane University researchers have explained why two toddlers died in 1967 after participating in an infamous clinical trial for an experimental vaccine against RSV, the most common cause of pneumonia in children.
October 19, 2021
Tulane ecologist Jordan Karubian is recruiting 15 students — from any discipline and including faculty — to the first Ecuador Scholars Program Symposium on Thursday, Oct. 21 from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Qatar Ballroom at the LBC.
October 18, 2021
Knowledge of the power of medicinal plants has been passed down for thousands of years by native healers worldwide. Science confirms that plants and other organisms often hold the solutions to numerous human medical problems. There is an urgent need to protect the environment of critical ecosystems like the Amazon rainforest.
October 11, 2021
Tulane scientist Hank Bart is teaming up with researchers across the country as part of $15 million NSF initiative to establish a new field of study called imageomics.
October 05, 2021
The National Academies’ Gulf Research Program (GRP) has selected Tulane University to join the newly launched Gulf Scholars Program (GSP), a five-year, $12.7 million pilot program that prepares graduates to address the most pressing environmental, health, energy and infrastructure challenges in the Gulf of Mexico region.
September 30, 2021
A team of Tulane University engineers and scientists has received funding to establish a recycling program that uses glass sand to prevent coastal land loss.
With the help of more than $700,000 in funding from the National Science Foundation’s Convergence Accelerator Program, the Tulane team will work with the New Orleans-based glass recycling center Glass Half Full to develop a plan to divert glass from landfills and turn it into glass sand products to restore coastal communities and preserve historic sites.
September 29, 2021
Ehab Meselhe, a professor in the Tulane Department River-Coastal Science and Engineering, has received a grant to plan the creation of an online forecasting tool to help scientists, ecologists and engineers evaluate how freshwater diversion and other coastal restorations projects may impact The Gulf of Mexico ecosystem.
September 22, 2021
Tulane researcher Carolyn Bayer is among 23 early career scientists to win funding for research to accelerate the development of the next generation of imaging technologies.
September 21, 2021
Michael J. Moore, a professor of biomedical engineering at Tulane University School of Science and Engineering, is part of a national study that aims to turn statistics on opioid addiction around by creating a living bioengineered nerve circuit that mimics the pain transmission pathway in the spinal cord.
August 26, 2021
Dr. Monica Embers has been selected to serve on the federal Tick-Borne Disease Working Group.
August 25, 2021
Tulane researcher Michael Naguib has led a team in discoveries that could result in significantly faster charging electric vehicles and portable devices such as cell phones and laptops.
August 24, 2021
Dr. Pedro Barata, assistant professor of medicine in the Department of Hematology and Medical Oncology, led a retrospective study to find racial differences in the molecular characterization of advanced prostate tumors using liquid biopsies.
August 17, 2021
A new Tulane University study finds that cycle thresholds (Ct) from PCR tests — an indicator of the amount of virus an infected person carries — aren’t a reliable gauge for identifying those most likely to transmit COVID-19.