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Monica Embers
Tulane study: combined antibiotics more effective against Lyme disease

December 01, 2023

Tulane University researchers have found that a combination of antibiotics is more effective in treating Lyme disease than the commonly prescribed course of one single antibiotic. The finding, published in Frontiers in Microbiology, could pave the way for better Lyme disease treatments

Next Wave
Tulane receives $5 million in scholarship support

December 01, 2023

An anonymous $5 million donation will expand undergraduate scholarship opportunities at Tulane University by launching a brand-new phase of the Next Wave Scholarship Challenge, the successful dollar-for-dollar matching program that began in 2021.

Lung scan
New study has found a way to stop key lung cancer protein

November 27, 2023

A new study by Tulane University has uncovered a previously unknown molecular pathway that could be instrumental to halting lung cancer in its tracks. 

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Study: Wetlands offer greater cumulative benefit for flood control

November 27, 2023

By incorporating strategically placed wetlands into existing infrastructure, communities can enhance their resilience to flooding events.

Cleanroom Rendering
Tulane receives $5 million for state-of-the-art cleanroom

November 16, 2023

Tulane University has secured $5 million in state and federal funding to build a new state-of-the-art nanofabrication cleanroom that will enable students, faculty and commercial partners across the region to conduct advanced semiconductor and materials science research and development.

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Tulane researchers pioneer new way to help low-income patients control blood pressure

November 13, 2023

A new strategy that trains healthcare providers to deliver more comprehensive, team-based care has been found to significantly lower blood pressure in low-income patients compared to the “usual care” approach.

Tony Hu
Tulane scientists invent single, rapid test for both HIV and TB

November 13, 2023

Researchers at Tulane have developed a new and rapid test that can detect both HIV and tuberculosis at the same time with just a small amount of blood.  

Jeffrey Goldring
Prominent business leader joins Board of Tulane

November 09, 2023

Jeffrey B. Goldring, a prominent business leader, has joined the Board of Tulane, the university’s main governing body.

Freedom House - Robin S. Smith
Tulane student gets New Orleans civil rights activist's home added to National Register of Historic Places

November 09, 2023

A New Orleans home that served as a hub of Louisiana's civil rights movement in the 1960s has been added to the National Register of Historic Places, thanks to the efforts of a graduate student studying historic preservation at Tulane University School of Architecture.

Offshore wind turbines
Tulane part of consortium designated as national Tech Hub

November 03, 2023

The U.S. Economic Development Administration announced last week that Gulf Louisiana Offshore Wind Propeller, a consortium that includes Tulane University, is one of 31 newly designated Tech Hubs. The consortium, known as GLOW Propeller, will support development of offshore wind energy production in Louisiana, bolstering the state’s leadership role in traditional and emerging renewable energy production.