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William Wimley

Drug-resistant bacterial infections are on the rise, while the development of new antibiotics to fight these infections has slowed in recent decades. Mathematical models predict more than 10 million people will die annually from drug-resistant bacterial infections by 2050 if...

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Feb 21, 2020 - Carolyn Scofield

Led by Tony Hu, the Weatherhead Presidential Chair in Biotechnology Innovation at Tulane University School of Medicine, researchers at Tulane, Baylor College of Medicine and NanoPin Technologies, Inc. are now developing a rapid, reliable and highly specific test to allow rapid diagnosis of all forms of  Tuberculosis (TB), the leading worldwide cause of death from infectious disease. 

Feb 19, 2020 - Keith Brannon

From working to develop one of the first nonhuman primate models for the 2019 novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) to designing new therapeutic strategies and nanotechnology-based tests to rapidly diagnose infections, researchers at Tulane University are responding across disciplines to the emerging coronavirus epidemic.

Feb 18, 2020 - Barri Bronston

Tulane mathematics professor James “Mac” Hyman uses mathematical models to better understand and predict the spread of the coronavirus.

Jan 29, 2020 - Carolyn Scofield

Discrimination may cause black and Hispanic patients to wait longer for a scheduled primary care appointment according to a new Tulane University study published in Jama Network Open.

Jan 21, 2020 - Alicia Serrano

Tulane University graduate students studying with Alexander Burin, PhD, professor in the Department of Chemistry, were tasked with investigating and recreating the celebrated Fermi-Pasta-Ulam-Tsingou numerical experiment as their final project in his Special Topics in Physical Chemistry course – an experiment that has remained unsolved since 1953.