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Tulane team developing novel cancer treatment
Liver cancer treatment showing positive results, Tulane study says

September 10, 2020

A Tulane research team is developing a novel cancer treatment for hepatocellular carcinoma, a common liver cancer with poor prognosis.

Jesse Keenan is an expert on climate change in U.S. financial systems
Tulane researcher leads first climate change publication by U.S. financial regulator

September 09, 2020

Tulane architecture professor Jesse M. Keenan is co-editor of a major report on climate risk and what can be done to advance a more equitable and sustainable future.

David Busija
Tulane researcher awarded $3 million to address aging and disease impacts on the brain

September 03, 2020

New research projects underway at Tulane University School of Medicine aim to understand why aging and conditions such as type 2 diabetes impact the brain.

Daniel Shantz will lead the Tulane-Israel Energy Center.
Tulane selected for one of three $27 million U.S.-Israel Energy Centers

September 02, 2020

Tulane University is teaming up with partners in Louisiana and Israel to lead one of the country’s three inaugural U.S.-Israel Energy Centers aimed at improving the safety, efficiency and sustainability of offshore natural gas production.

Nicholas Mattei
Tulane researcher recognized for work in artificial intelligence

August 31, 2020

Tulane researcher Nicholas Mattei is being recognized twice for his work in artificial intelligence.



Tulane alumnus Jeremy Crigler has spent nearly 13 years managing the university’s endowment and related long-term investment assets. (Photo by Paula Burch-Celentano)
Tulane University’s longtime CIO Jeremy Crigler announces his retirement

August 31, 2020

For more than a decade, Jeremy Crigler has served as the chief investment officer for Tulane University and is responsible for managing its endowment and related long-term investment assets. The endowment is unique among the university's revenue streams since it provides perpetual support for students, both current and prospective. After more than 12 years of service, Crigler recently announced he would retire from the university, effective September 30, 2020. 

James McLachlan and Lisa Morici
Tulane researchers awarded Fast Grant for second-generation COVID-19 vaccine

August 27, 2020

Two Tulane University researchers were awarded a $150,000 Fast Grant for a project to make next-generation COVID-19 vaccines more effective.

Dr. Joshua Denson
Metabolic syndrome linked to worse outcomes for COVID-19 patients

August 25, 2020

Patients hospitalized with COVID-19 who had a combination of high blood pressure, obesity and diabetes were over three times more likely to die from the disease, according to a new Tulane University study.

The Hertz Family (l-r): Front row- Zach Agami, Jill Agami, Noah Agami, Elle Hertz; Second row- Ronnie Agami, Amy Agami, Doug Hertz, Lila Hertz, Emily Hertz, Michael Hertz and Jennings Hertz. (Photo courtesy of the Hertz family)
Tulane Center for Sport receives $5.5 million gift from Hertz Family Foundation

August 24, 2020

Sport, a common thread that can unite people from every culture across the globe, is an integral part of everyday life. The central mission for the Tulane Center for Sport is devoted to the study, research and support of all areas where sport engages society, not only as entertainment or competition on the field of play but in human health, complex legal issues, labor agreements, sports marketing and finance, media, data analytics, venue architecture and much more.  

Architecture researchers helping to preserve African American schools
Tulane researchers receive grant for preservation of historic African American schools

August 20, 2020

Researchers from the Tulane School of Architecture are using a new grant to help in the preservation of abandoned African American schools.