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Tulane researcher studying weed invasion.

Noxious weed invasions represent a major threat to the productivity of rangelands, and in the U.S., invasive plants occupy over 100 million acres of rangeland estimated to cause $5 billion in annual losses.

“We need to understand what factors promote invasion, so that those factors...

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Oct 16, 2020 - Deirdre Boling

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) awarded a $2.5 million grant to Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine to work with community partners determine if a value-based benefit approach using zero-cost copayments on drugs can improve medication adherence and outcomes for diabetes patients. 

Oct 12, 2020 - Keith Brannon

Tulane University’s A. B. Freeman School of Business released the second edition of the Greater New Orleans Startup Report, an annual comprehensive overview of the region’s entrepreneurial ecosystem. 

Oct 07, 2020 - Keith Brannon

Demetrius “Demetri” Maraganore, MD, is the recently appointed Herbert J. Harvey, Jr. Chair in Neurosciences and Chair of the Department of Neurology at Tulane University School of Medicine, where he runs the Healthy Brain Aging Initiative that helps patients prevent cognitive decline and dementia, including Alzheimer’s disease.

Oct 05, 2020 - Barri Bronston

Tulane researcher Kathleen Ferris will use a $1.2 million NIH grant to study the genetics and evolution of ecologically important traits in monkeyflowers, a wildflower native to western North America.

 

Oct 02, 2020 - Tulane Today

Alexander B. Simon and Alexander D. Wise, both recent graduates from Tulane’s chemical and biomolecular engineering program, participated in the National Science Foundation Innovation Corps, or NSF I-Corps, program this past summer.