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Tulane Professor Gets $2.6 Million to Study Trauma in Public School Students

A Tulane University psychology professor and a team of community partners will spend the next four years in New Orleans public schools as part of a first-of-its-kind study to determine the best ways to meet the needs of trauma-exposed students.
28-Oct-2015 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Tulane Researchers Working on New Tuberculosis Vaccine

Scientists at the Tulane National Primate Research Center are leading efforts to find a new vaccine for tuberculosis, one of the world’s deadliest diseases.
14-Oct-2015 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Louis Prima Collection Donated to Tulane’s Hogan Jazz Archive

Pictures, music and memories of the great entertainer are coming home to New Orleans.
24-Sep-2015 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

$1 Million Dead Zone Challenge Deadline Extended

Tulane University seeks the best ideas to reduce the amount of nitrogen entering waterways.
15-Sep-2015 3:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Entry Deadline Nearing for $1 Million Dead Zone Challenge

The deadline is quickly approaching to enter Tulane University’s “Nitrogen Reduction Challenge,” an international competition that will award $1 million to the entrepreneur, inventor or researcher with the best plan to reduce dead zones,...
9-Sep-2015 4:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Disaster Research Experts to Discuss Lasting Impacts of Hurricane Katrina

Leading up to the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, nationally acclaimed disaster experts will gather at Tulane University for a one-day conference highlighting interdisciplinary research on outcomes for storm survivors.
26-Aug-2015 7:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Despite Court Ruling, Survey Finds Child Welfare Professionals Oppose Corporal Punishment

Nearly a month after the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court ruled that parents have the right to use corporal punishment to discipline their children, a new survey finds that most leading child welfare professionals think spanking is harmful for...
23-Jul-2015 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Tulane Officially Opens $1 Million ‘Dead Zones’ Challenge

Tulane University is offering a $1 million prize to the entrepreneur, researcher or inventor with the best plan to reduce the amount of crop fertilizer entering the world’s lakes and oceans through storm water runoff.
29-Jun-2015 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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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

Does Your Shift at Work Put You at a Greater Risk for Developing Cancer?

Research studies show that late-night shift work may increase the risks of developing cancer. Tulane University expert Dr. David Blask is available to speak about the implications of shift work and cancer risk and ways people can minimize their risk...
3-Apr-2009 1:00 PM EDT

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