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A Tulane University researcher is looking at ways to develop new imaging methods to improve the treatment of preeclampsia.

A Tulane University researcher has received a grant that will support the development of new imaging methods to improve the treatment of preeclampsia.

Carolyn Bayer, an assistant professor of biomedical engineering...

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Sep 19, 2019 - Jill Dorje

It’s a valuable opportunity when undergraduates can collaborate on research with university faculty, and programs like the Summer Materials Research at Tulane – Research Experience for Undergraduates (SMART-REU) are creating more such possibilities. The SMART-REU is a 10-week summer program that brings in undergraduate students from across the country and pairs them with Tulane faculty in chemical engineering, biomedical engineering, chemistry or physics/engineering physics.

Sep 18, 2019 - Keith Brannon

Researchers from the Tulane University School of Medicine have discovered that some cancer cells survive chemotherapy by eating their neighboring tumor cells. The study, which was published in the Journal of Cell Biology, suggests that this act of cannibalism provides these cancer cells with the energy they need to stay alive and initiate tumor relapse after the course of treatment is completed.

Sep 17, 2019 - Roger Dunaway

Tulane University senior James Rogers has been charting a course in the name of research since he arrived on campus in the fall of 2016. Rogers’ journey has led him from New Orleans to Bethesda, Md., and across the Atlantic Ocean to Scotland and, most recently, Switzerland, where he spent this past summer as a visiting research scholar in the Brain Tumor Center at the University Hospital Zürich (USZ).  

Aug 27, 2019 - Tulane Today

Patricia Scaraffia, PhD, assistant professor in the Department of Tropical Medicine, will study the mechanistic regulation of ammonia metabolism in mosquitoes that transmit Zika, dengue, yellow fever and chikungunya viruses.

Aug 27, 2019 - Keith Brannon

Do women have an extra line of defense in their immune systems that gives them an advantage over men in fighting infections? That’s one of the questions Tulane University researchers hope to answer using a $1 million grant from the W. M. Keck Foundation to study how sex differences shape disparate immune responses in men and women. The goal is to learn more about how immune systems evolved differently in the two sexes and to use this information to eventually create more precise treatments for men and women against various diseases.