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Tulane mathematics professor Lisa Fauci has been elected as a fellow of the American Physical Society.
Tulane professor honored nationally for pioneering research
Much like computer models predict the paths and strengths of hurricanes, computer modeling can also be used to predict how phytoplankton move through the ocean or how artificial heart valves change the way blood flows in the heart. This is known as the fluid dynamics of swimming organisms, and it...


Nov 30, 2018 - Video by Carolyn Scofield

Several national media outlets reached out to our Tulane faculty for their expertise this week. See what they had to say in the latest Tulane News in Review video.

Nov 27, 2018 - Barri Bronston

Outpatient palliative care can improve survival duration as well as quality of life in advanced cancer patients.

Nov 20, 2018 - Roger Dunaway

There are 5.7 million people living with Alzheimer’s disease, according to, and the dreaded disease has caused more deaths than both breast and prostate cancer combined. Finding a cure is paramount.   

Nov 14, 2018 - Keith Brannon

The National Institutes of Health awarded Tulane University School of Medicine a contract for up to $8.5 million over five years to develop a more effective and longer-lasting vaccine against pertussis, more commonly known as “whooping cough.” 

Nov 01, 2018 - Roger Dunaway

Chris Rodning, the Paul and Debra Gibbons Professor in the Tulane University School of Liberal Arts’ Department of Anthropology, has co-authored a major paper on the archaeology of a Spanish colonial fort built in 1566 at the Berry site, a large Native American town in present-day North Carolina.