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A Tulane  professor to study the effects of stress on the brain

A Tulane neuroscience professor has won a $2.1 million grant to study the effects of stress on the brain and how severe stress contributes to the development of mental health disorders.

The five-year grant from the National Institutes of Health will allow...

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Oct 29, 2019 - Keith Brannon

A new computer model could help health officials predict where the next Ebola outbreak will strike, according to a new study from a multi-university research team that included Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine.

Oct 22, 2019 - Keith Brannon

The process of securing grants will get easier for Tulane University researchers thanks to a substantial gift from Tulane alumna and board member Elizabeth “Libby” Alexander and her husband Robert Alexander. The couple pledged $2 million to set up a fund to support faculty and the university’s research grant proposal development initiatives so that researchers can spend more time pursuing world-changing discoveries.

Oct 16, 2019 - Keith Brannon

The Cowen Institute at Tulane University released What Do Parents Think?, a survey that chronicles community perceptions of public education in New Orleans after the first academic year of charter school unification under the Orleans Parish School Board.

Oct 15, 2019 - Tulane Today

Claudia Herrera, PhD, researcher at the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, will lead a team of researchers in developing more reliable tools for the diagnostic and genotyping for congenital Chagas disease. 

Oct 14, 2019 - Carolyn Scofield

Tracking lead levels in soil over time is critical for cities to determine lead contamination risks for their youngest and most vulnerable residents, according to a new Tulane University study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.