The National Institutes of Health has awarded a $2.4 million grant to lead investigator Jorge Castorena-Gonzalez, assistant professor at the School of Medicine, to study the link between obesity and lymphatic dysfunction, which occurs when the lymphatic system cannot transport essential immune cells, proteins and lipids where they need to go within the body.
More than 100 students, faculty, staff and alumni gathered to celebrate the many contributions of women of color at Tulane and in the community. The luncheon featured keynote speaker Lisa D. T. Rice, former president of the Newcomb Alumnae Association, who offered empowering life lessons to attendees. Read more at news.tulane.edu.
Alyssa Young (left) and Kerlly Bernabe (center), tropical medicine doctoral candidates, and Daniela Florez Pineda (right), mathematics candidate, collaborated on a class project that led to research about how to model malaria prevention through Wolbachia virus introduction. Read more at sph.tulane.edu.
A closing reception for Newcomb Art Museum’s current exhibition, “Unthinkable Imagination: A Creative Response to the Juvenile Justice Crisis,” will take place on Saturday, June 10, from 2 to 4 p.m. at the museum. The reception will feature a short film and artist conversation, refreshments, and responses to the exhibition in a youth art showcase. Visit the Wavesync event page for more information. Visit the Newcomb Art Museum website to read about the exhibition.
Walter Isaacson, the Leonard Lauder Professor of American History and Values at the School of Liberal Arts, discusses how late Apple CEO Steve Jobs would react to the company’s new mixed-reality headset. Isaacson authored the biography Steve Jobs.
Catherine McKinley, associate professor at the School of Social Work, and colleagues have developed a culture-based program that improves substance and alcohol abuse prevention, along with other mental and physical health outcomes, among American Indian communities.
In an article about the FDA’s new limit on the level of arsenic in apple juice, research led by Tewodros Godebo, assistant professor of environmental health sciences at the School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, is cited. Godebo’s research found high levels of toxic metals in common fruit juices and plant-based milks.
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