Dr. Gregory Bix (pictured), director of the Clinical Neuroscience Research Center at Tulane School of Medicine, and his collaborators, Elizabeth Engler-Chiurazzi, PhD, of the Tulane School of Medicine and Tione Buranda, PhD, of the University of New Mexico, will study how COVID-19 and dementia are linked and whether a drug used to treat cancer can help stem cognitive decline.
Thirteen Tulane students have been named Fulbright U.S. Student Program grant recipients for 2023-2024. The program is the U.S. Department of State’s flagship international educational exchange program. Read more on the Newcomb-Tulane College website.
Sara White, who will graduate with a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations and Communication, has cemented her place as a campus leader by being involved in several organizations and roles throughout her time at Tulane. Read more on the Tulane News website.
Miriam Taylor Fair and Alex Turvy, PhD students in Tulane’s City, Culture and Community program, will discuss their research on the inequities of funding access for BIPOC artists and cultural organizations at the next Count the Costs event. It will take place Thursday, May 11, from 5 to 6 p.m. at the Newcomb Art Museum. Fair will moderate a panel discussion featuring Phoenix Rose, entrepreneur, stylist, makeup artist and ordained West African Ifá Priest; Ariana Hall, executive director of CubaNOLA Arts Collective; Ifátùmínínú Bámigbálà Arẹ̀sà, multidisciplinary artist, activist and educator; Jeffery U. Darensbourg, a tribal Councilperson of the Atakapa-Ishak Nation of Southwest Louisiana and Southeast Texas; and Denise Frazier, assistant director of the New Orleans Center for the Gulf South at Tulane. Visit the A. B. Freeman School of Business website for more information.
A study led by Tewodros Godebo, assistant professor of environmental health sciences at the School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, indicates that some commonly consumed beverages contain high levels of toxic metals.
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“This is about closing the income and racial wealth gap in this country, and this is a step,” Gary Hoover, economics professor at the School of Liberal Arts and executive director of the Murphy Institute, says about a proposed program for reparations for Black residents in California.
Researchers at Tulane and Harvard universities led a study that found adhering to a long-term, low-carb diet could increase the risk of early death.
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