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Nobel Prize
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The gold standard: Nobel Prize gifted to Tulane University by Dr. Andrew Schally
Dr. Andrew Schally, a researcher at Tulane and the New Orleans VA Medical Center from 1962-2005, gifted his 1977 Nobel Prize to the university.
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Study: This protein may be the ‘glue’ that helps COVID virus stick
A new study found that a protein most commonly found in blood vessels and the brain may enhance COVID-19's ability to bind with cells.
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Research in Real Time
AI sentencing cut jail time for low-risk offenders, but study finds racial bias persisted
Judges relying on artificial intelligence tools to determine criminal sentences handed down markedly less jail time in tens of thousands of cases,…
Cowen education poll 2023
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Poll: Parents like their kids’ schools but not direction of NOLA and public education overall
A new poll from the Cowen Institute at Tulane University indicates growing dissatisfaction with the direction of New Orleans leadership and the city’…
Chandrashekhar Borkar, Jonathan Fadok, Eric Le, and Claire Stelly in the lab
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Researchers discover brain pathway that regulates fear responses
In a new study published in Nature, researchers at Tulane describe a novel pathway in the brain that sheds light on the way the brain switches from a…
TUII pitch competition
Last call for applications for Tulane University’s $50k Demo Day pitch competition
Aspiring entrepreneurs have until midnight on Sunday, Jan. 21, to apply for a chance to win startup funding through the Tulane University Innovation…
Tonette Krousel-Wood
Dr. Tonette Krousel-Wood appointed to US Preventive Services Task Force
Tulane University physician-researcher Dr. M. “Tonette” Krousel-Wood has been appointed to the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, an independent,…
Baby on a respirator
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RSV shown to infect nerve cells, cause inflammation and damage
A new study from Tulane University has found that respiratory syncytial virus, a common respiratory infection in children and those 60 and older, can…
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Newcomb Art Museum to open exhibits exploring new acquisitions, Black labor and folk art from the American South
From Jan. 18 through June 1, 2024, Newcomb Art Museum will present three distinct exhibitions – Legacy Traces: Recent Additions to the Museum…
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Tulane researchers make breakthrough in fighting a leading cause of fungal pneumonia
Scientists at Tulane University School of Medicine have developed a promising new model to study a pneumonia-causing fungus that has been notoriously…