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Tulane professor studying panic disorder.

Panic disorder is one of the most common mental disorders in the United States, with nearly 5 percent of the population suffering attacks that cause extreme disruption in their daily lives.

The cause of panic disorder is not fully understood, but it is likely attributable to altered...

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Jul 23, 2020 - Keith Brannon

Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine will partner with local healthcare providers to launch a COVID-19 study of patients and medical workers in New Orleans as part of a larger Centers for Disease Control effort to answer key epidemiological and clinical questions about the disease.

Jul 20, 2020 - Barri Bronston

The COVID-19 pandemic can lead to a marked increase in loneliness, isolation, depression and other forms of mental illness, according to Tulane paper.

Jul 20, 2020 - Barri Bronston

Tulane University researchers are teaming up with the U.S. Army on a machine learning project that  possibly lead to unbreakable, secure communication systems, quantum computers and enhanced radar.


Jul 08, 2020 - Melanie Cross

Many cancer-related genes in humans are named after genes in flies, where they were first identified, and the model is helping to shed light on how tumors form, how they migrate and how they behave.

Jul 06, 2020 - Barri Bronston

Tulane scholar Andy Horowitz, who studies the history of disasters, links Hurricane Katrina to a powerful 1915 storm in his book "Katrina: A History, 1915-2015.