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Tulane Launches New Brain Institute


Tulane University formally launched its new Brain Institute, a university-wide initiative created to coordinate and support brain-related research and neuroscience endeavors at Tulane.
7-Oct-2016 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Tulane Researcher Finds Profound Improvements in Soil Lead Levels Following Katrina

Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans 11 years ago, but the storm’s legacy may have a silver lining: reduced levels of lead in soil across the city.
26-Aug-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study: Women Are Healthier, but Losing Financial Ground in N.O. Post-Katrina Recovery

Tulane University’s Newcomb College Institute releases a comprehensive report on the status of women in New Orleans since Hurricane Katrina.
26-Aug-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Tulane Professor Receives Grant to Improve Stem Cell Survival


Kim O’Connor, a professor in Tulane University’s Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, received a three-year $599,638 grant from the National Science Foundation to study ways to improve the survival of mesenchymal stem cells once...
17-Aug-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Tulane University, Taylor Center Awarded $100,000 Excellence in Innovation Award

The award recognizes Tulane for achievement in finding powerful solutions to local, regional, national and global challenges through the university’s Phyllis M. Taylor Center for Social Innovation and Design Thinking.
18-May-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Tulane Expands Chance to Win $1 Million for “Dead Zone” Solution


Tulane University has expanded its Nitrogen Reduction Challenge to allow more entrepreneurs, researchers and inventors the chance to win $1 million.
11-Apr-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

“Today” Co-Host Hoda Kotb to Address Tulane University Graduates  


Hoda Kotb, whose Emmy Award-winning career has spanned the globe from covering wars and natural disasters to co-hosting NBC’s “Today” show, will deliver the keynote address at Tulane University’s Commencement 2016 at 9 a.m., May 14 in the...
14-Mar-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New Reports Show Positive and Negative Effects of Louisiana School Voucher Program

New report examines the impact of Louisiana's school voucher program on the achievement and non-cognitive skills of students offered vouchers, as well as racial segregation and the competitive effects on students in public schools.
22-Feb-2016 5:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Media Advisory: Tulane Experts Available for Comment on 2016 Election

9-Aug-2016 2:05 PM EDT

Tulane Expert on International Relations and US Foreign Policy Available to Speak on Paris Attacks

16-Nov-2015 12:05 PM EST

Tulane Director of Homeland Security Studies Program Talks Counter-Terrorism Following Paris Attacks

16-Nov-2015 11:05 AM EST

Tulane University Healthcare Reform Expert Available to Comment on SCOTUS Decision

25-Jun-2015 11:05 AM EDT

Tulane University Aerobiologist Available to Discuss Ricin Toxicity

17-Apr-2013 4:00 PM EDT

Sources for News Coverage of Hurricane Katrina’s Fifth Anniversary

Hurricane Katrina and the resulting levee breaches inflicted more than $650 million in damages and losses to Tulane, closing the university for an entire semester and dispersing 13,000 students and 7,000 faculty and staff throughout the country. The...
15-Jul-2010 12:05 PM EDT

Developing New Treatments for Triple-Negative Breast Cancer

Brian Rowan, professor of Cancer Research for the Tulane Cancer Center, is developing a new way to target deadly triple-negative breast cancer tumors.
3-Apr-2009 1:00 PM EDT

New Surgical Options for Fighting Kidney and Prostate Cancer

Robotic partial nephrectomy is a procedure in which the surgeon utilizes a surgical robot to remove cancer tumors from the kidney while sparing healthy tissue.
3-Apr-2009 1:00 PM EDT

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