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Carolyn Bayer wins funding for two research studies.
Tulane researcher wins funding for major initiative to advance imaging technologies

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.

Biomedical engineering professor Michael J. Moore
Tulane scientists develop ‘living nerve circuit’ to fight opioid epidemic

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.

Chris Cox
Life’s journey leads veteran, SoPA alum Chris Cox to New Orleans, Tulane

September 20, 2021

Chris Cox amassed numerous titles, zip codes and even bylines during his 23 years of service in the United States Marine Corps, but an assignment to New Orleans late in his career proved to be too much for the master sergeant to overcome when it was time to leave.

Tulane School of Social Work offers tips for coping
Mental health experts offer coping tips for well-being after storms and other disasters

September 20, 2021

Disaster mental health experts from the Tulane University School of Social Work offer explanations for what people are experiencing and how they can best look after their well-being in the aftermath.

Rankings 2022
Tulane ranked among top schools by US News and Princeton Review

September 15, 2021

Once again Tulane University was listed as one of the nation’s top universities in newly released rankings from U.S. News & World Report and The Princeton Review.

Maurita N. Poole
Tulane University names Maurita Poole as the new director of Newcomb Art Museum

September 14, 2021

Maurita N. Poole, PhD, the director and curator of the museum at Clark Atlanta University, has accepted the appointment as the new director of the acclaimed Newcomb Art Museum of Tulane University.

Jay Kolls
Tulane researchers develop inhaled vaccine against bacterial pneumonia

September 10, 2021

Researchers at Tulane University School of Medicine have developed an inhaled vaccine against Klebsiella pneumoniae, a bacterium that can cause pneumonia in hospital settings. The vaccine was able to protect mice against several strains of the bacteria, according to a new study published in Science Immunology.

Tulane study on Machu Picchu
Machu Picchu is older than historians thought

August 27, 2021

A study involving a Tulane University archaeologists Jason Nesbitt suggests that Machu Picchu may have been built some two decades earlier than researchers previously thought.