Dr. Rie Yotsu treating a patient
Tulane professor combines love of dermatology and public health to treat neglected tropical diseases

September 06, 2023

Dr. Rie Yotsu, an associate professor at the School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, has followed a career path that has proved unexpected yet fulfilling. She did not initially set out to become a dermatologist
Kissing bug
New Chagas research unravels decades-long mystery of how the tropical disease progresses

September 05, 2023

Kissing bugs are one of the primary transmitters of Chagas disease via T. cruzi parasites. New research shows that being infected by multiple strains of the parasite may stop the progression of the disease. 
President Michael A. Fitts at Tulane's State of the University address
President Fitts hails unprecedented success and achievements

September 01, 2023

In his annual State of the University address, Tulane President Michael A. Fitts declared Tulane stronger than ever, all thanks to a dedicated staff and world-class faculty.
Tulane archaeologists conduct Mayan study
Archaeologists use lidar technology to map wealth and status in ancient Maya society

August 30, 2023

A team of archaeologists led by Tulane has used jungle-penetrating lidar technology to track wealth and status in ancient Maya society. 
Beneamina, Solomon Islands
World’s coastal wetlands and coral reef islands face urgent sea level threat, new study shows

August 30, 2023

Coastal wetlands and coral reef islands will struggle to grow fast enough to keep pace with rising sea levels driven by climate change, according to a new international study published in Nature and co-authored by a
Man grilling beef
How a mere 12% of Americans eat half the nation’s beef, creating significant health and environmental impacts

August 30, 2023

A new study has found that 12% of Americans are responsible for eating half of all beef consumed on a given day, a finding that may help consumer groups and government agencies craft educational messaging around the