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Study examines why the memory of fear is seared into our brains

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.

Tulane professor Michael Naguib
Tulane scientists develop powerful family of two-dimensional materials

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.

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Study finds training ‘village doctors’ can improve blood-pressure control in rural areas

May 02, 2022

High blood pressure is a leading cause of heart disease and early death, but many across the globe live in areas with limited access to high-quality healthcare. The problem is especially serious in rural China where little more than 5% of hypertension patients have their blood pressure under control.

Tulane professors Michelle Foa and Laura McKinney
Tulane researchers awarded grant to develop environmental humanities minor

April 29, 2022

Two Tulane University School of Liberal Arts professors have received a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to develop an environmental humanities minor.

Dr. Xuebin Qin
Tulane researchers receive American Heart Association grant to study COVID’s vascular effects

April 25, 2022

The American Heart Association has awarded Tulane University researchers $940,000 to study how COVID-19 spurs vascular inflammation that may increase risks for blood clots and lingering symptoms of long COVID. 

Kimberly Gramm
Veteran leader to head Tulane’s new Innovation Institute

April 20, 2022

Tulane University has named Kimberly Gramm as the inaugural David and Marion Mussafer Chief Innovation and Entrepreneurship Officer to lead the newly announced Tulane Innovation Institute.

Newcomb Dance Company at Tulane presents Cassandra Machine
Newcomb Dance Company presents "Cassandra Machine"

April 18, 2022

The Newcomb Dance Company presents the premiere of Cassandra Machine, a contemporary dance work, beginning April 26 at Tulane.

Emily Cook
Study finds college becomes cheaper for some students, despite rising tuition at public universities

April 15, 2022

While tuition at public universities across the nation has risen dramatically in recent years, increases in financial aid have kept pace to keep college more affordable for students from lower-income families, according to a new Tulane University study.

Tulane professor Ilana Horwitz study on Jewish girls
Tulane study explores academic success among Jewish girls

April 14, 2022

A Tulane study concludes that girls raised by at least one Jewish parent acquire a particular way of viewing the world that influences their education choices, career aspirations and various other experiences.

Tony Hu lab
Tulane Innovation Institute to transform university’s tech and entrepreneurial enterprises — and the regional economy

April 13, 2022

The Tulane Innovation Institute will launch operations from its downtown headquarters later this year, thanks to several generous lead gifts from forward-thinking philanthropists. Like the nascent technologies and startups it seeks to invigorate, the multi-million-dollar, long-term project to transform the university’s entrepreneurial capabilities is attracting interest from expert investors who recognize its powerful potential.