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Oliver Sartor

More than 17 percent of prostate cancer patients are born with genetic variants that can be associated with a higher risk for various cancers, according to a new study in JAMA Oncology  by researchers...

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Dec 04, 2018 - Barri Bronston

Tulane mathematics professor Lisa Fauci has been elected as a fellow of the American Physical Society.

Nov 27, 2018 - Barri Bronston

Outpatient palliative care can improve survival duration as well as quality of life in advanced cancer patients.

Nov 20, 2018 - Roger Dunaway

There are 5.7 million people living with Alzheimer’s disease, according to Alzheimers.org, and the dreaded disease has caused more deaths than both breast and prostate cancer combined. Finding a cure is paramount.   

Nov 16, 2018 - Keith Brannon

A new consortium backed by Tulane University, the University of Mississippi Medical Center and the University of Tennessee Health Science Center has awarded collaborative research grants to two teams of investigators fighting health disparities in the Mississippi Delta.

Nov 14, 2018 - Keith Brannon

The National Institutes of Health awarded Tulane University School of Medicine a contract for up to $8.5 million over five years to develop a more effective and longer-lasting vaccine against pertussis, more commonly known as “whooping cough.”