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Count the Costs
Count the Costs: Tulane faculty focus research efforts on improving equity in primary care access

June 22, 2022

The color of a person’s skin can often define the level of healthcare they receive. A new Tulane University study identifies the barriers patients from marginalized communities face when they seek primary care appointments and how health care providers can address these inequities.

AFib ablation surgery
Global AFib study finds simple procedures work best

June 21, 2022

Results from one of the largest global studies of atrial fibrillation (AFib) procedures show that the simple approach is usually best when it comes to ablation, a procedure where physicians destroy or ablate cardiac tissue to correct irregular heart rhythms. The findings could change the way patients are treated for AFib.

Brian Summa is a professor in Tulane Department of Computer Science
Tulane professor wins Early Career Award to tame massive supercomputer datasets

June 21, 2022

A Tulane computer scientist is one of 83 researchers from across the United States to win an Early Career Award from the U.S. Department of Energy.

Tulane engineering students finalists in NASA competition
Tulane team a finalist in NASA moon exploration competition

June 15, 2022

A team of Tulane engineering students and graduates is a finalist in a moon exploration competition sponsored by NASA.

Joe W. Ramos
Leading cancer biologist to head Louisiana Cancer Research Center

June 13, 2022

World-renowned cancer biology researcher Joe W. Ramos, PhD, has been selected to lead the Louisiana Cancer Research Center (LCRC), a collaborative hub in downtown New Orleans that brings together top cancer researchers from Tulane and other area universities to seek treatments and cures for one of the world’s leading causes of death.

Tulane architecture and psychology exhibit
Exhibit by Tulane architecture and psychology faculty and students explores monuments and memorials

June 06, 2022

An exhibit highlighting monuments and memorials as a way of creating more just and equitable spaces in New Orleans and beyond is now on display at the AIA New Orleans Design Center.

Image of the brain
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.

Blood pressure reading
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.