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Rich Simmerman
Tulane MBA student’s cereal startup claims top category at AWS University Startup Competition

January 27, 2023

Ceres, a plant protein cereal startup co-founded by Tulane MBA student Rich Simmerman, won the national award for “Top Physical Consumer Products Startup at the 2022 Amazon Web Services (AWS) University Startup Competition

A nurse operates a mammography unit while a patient is scanned.
COVID-19 pandemic halted breast cancer screenings. Here’s how long the delay lasted

January 19, 2023

 A new study from Tulane University found that mammogram screening rates dropped precipitously in the first months of the pandemic.

Man standing at sink, brushing his teeth
Tulane to study how oral health affects HIV severity and treatment

January 09, 2023

Tulane University researchers received a $1.9 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to investigate the interplay between oral health, the severity of HIV infection and the efficacy of antiretroviral therapies (ART) used to treat HIV. The three-year study is funded by the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research.

UMC Health and Tulane University - Extraordinary Together Graphic
LCMC Health and Tulane University finalize partnership

January 03, 2023

LCMC Health and Tulane University have finalized their partnership, following approval from the Louisiana Department of Justice. Through this partnership, Tulane Medical Center, Lakeview Regional Medical Center and Tulane Lakeside Hospital will join LCMC Health.

Doctor reviewing cancer scan
Study finds why immunotherapies don’t work on hardest-to-treat breast cancers

December 15, 2022

The last frontier cases of breast cancer— those that can’t be treated with hormone or targeted therapies and don’t respond to chemotherapy — remain the deadliest and hardest to treat. Tulane University researchers have discovered for the first time how these cancers persist after chemo and why they don’t respond well to immunotherapies designed to clear out remaining tumor cells by revving up the immune system. 

Ilana Horwitz
Tulane researcher and Rosov Consulting to study economic insecurity among American Jews

December 14, 2022

Tulane researcher Ilana Horwitz is launching a first-of-its-kind research study in partnership with Rosov Consulting to address poverty among American Jews.

Nassir Marrouche, MD
Grateful patient donates millions to Tulane cardiac center that saved his life

December 12, 2022

An anonymous patient credits the Tulane Research Innovation for Arrhythmia with saving his life. In gratitude, the patient has become one of the center’s biggest philanthropic supporters, donating almost $4 million since 2019.

Starup Report 2022
More hiring and office space among post-pandemic changes for startups, Tulane study says

December 09, 2022

Area startups are feeling confident enough to add staff as the regional economy continues to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the latest findings from Tulane University’s 2022 Greater New Orleans Startup Report.

Gary "Hoov" Hoover
Tulane economist explains how corruption costs communities

December 06, 2022

Public and white-collar corruption affects society in ways not always obvious. Misappropriated funds can lead to inadequate schools, faulty buildings or homes, unemployment and even homelessness. The ripple effects can also damage local economies and eventually erode public trust.