Dr. Zach Rozenbaum, assistant professor of medicine at the School of Medicine and director of the Structural Heart Disease Program at Tulane Medical Center, performed the first procedure in Louisiana using a device that removes masses on heart valves without the need for open heart surgery.
At the New Orleans Center for the Gulf South in the School of Liberal Arts, much of the center’s collaborative work focuses on understanding the Gulf South region, its place in the world, and its relevance in global climate change research. Rebecca Snedeker, NOCGS Clark Executive Director, and Denise Frazier, assistant director of the center, discuss the center’s ideology and programs. Read about the center on the School of Liberal Arts website.
School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine students Allie Cheek and Samuel Dichiara are “This is Public Health” (TIPH) student ambassadors for the 2022-23 school year. TIPH, an initiative of the Association of Schools & Programs of Public Health, aims to raise awareness about the field of public health through activities sponsored by the program’s student ambassadors. Read more about the students on the School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine website.
Outside the lab of Professor Stryder Meadows, a display of instant photographs documents the lighter side of life in a research lab. When not posing for pictures, the research team studies vascular development and disease at the genetic and molecular level. Check out the photo on the university news site.
The Latin American Library (LAL) will host an open house on Friday, Sept. 16, at noon on the fourth floor of the Howard-Tilton Memorial Library. The open house will feature an exhibit of recent acquisitions, refreshments and a book sale. For more information, visit the event webpage.
The School of Architecture will host its fall 2022 lecture series on Mondays from 5:15 - 7 p.m., starting Sept. 19 and continuing through Nov. 14. Speakers include Peggy Deamer of Yale Architecture; Shalini Agrawal of the California College of the Arts; architecture critic Kate Wagner; and Jenny Sabin of Cornell Architecture, Art & Planning. Lectures are open to the public. Registration is required. For questions about the series, contact Sean Huff at firstname.lastname@example.org. Read more information about the lecture series on the School of Architecture website.
Ann Lipton, Michael M. Fleishman Associate Professor in Business Law and Entrepreneurship at the School of Law, says that keeping a “tight deadline” on a trial date will pose challenges for Elon Musk and his team while investigating a Twitter whistleblower’s claims.
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Damir Khismatullin, associate professor of biomedical engineering in the School of Science and Engineering, Dr. Dahlene Fusco, assistant professor at the School of Medicine, and Dr. Arnaud Drouin, adjunct assistant professor at the School, will develop new technology designed to detect severe COVID-19 complications.
Researchers at the School of Architecture and in the Department of Sociology at the School of Liberal Arts conducted an analysis of the cost per household to relocate residents of Gordon Plaza in New Orleans.
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