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Omicron variant

A recent study co-authored by Tulane University researchers shows a new COVID-19 vaccine offers longer-lasting protection against Omicron variants of SARS-CoV-2.

The study, led by principal investigator Bali Pulendran, PhD, of Stanford University and published in ...

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Jul 28, 2022 - Barri Bronston

Tulane physics professor Fred Wietfeldt has been awarded an $8.2 million grant from the National Science Foundation to build a new apparatus aimed at solving what he calls “one of the most important problems in physics today.”

Jul 27, 2022 - Barri Bronston

A new Tulane study suggests that the link between bats and coronaviruses is likely due to a long-shared history, and that genetic information can help us prevent and manage future pandemics.




Jul 25, 2022 - Leslie Tate

Tulane University researchers will use a new $3.5 million National Institutes of Health grant to investigate how specialized immune cells may block cytomegalovirus transmission during pregnancy.  

Jul 15, 2022 - Keith Brannon

A new study confirms what many on social media have long reported: The COVID-19 vaccines did affect people’s periods, especially for those who don’t typically have them due to long-acting contraceptives, gender-affirming hormone treatments or menopause.

Jun 27, 2022 - Barri Bronston

A team of scientists, including a Tulane University PhD candidate, has analyzed 50 years of satellite imagery and generated the first global database of river avulsions.