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Released: 3-Aug-2020 12:45 PM EDT
Tulane study seeks new insights into panic disorder and post-traumatic stress disorder
Tulane University

A Tulane University psychologist received a $2.24 million NIH grant to study the causes of panic disorder and PTSD.

Newswise: Tulane scientists partner with U.S. Army on machine learning study
Released: 22-Jul-2020 3:40 PM EDT
Tulane scientists partner with U.S. Army on machine learning study
Tulane University

The project could pave the way for small, mobile quantum networks and possibly lead to unbreakable, secure communication systems, quantum computers and enhanced radar.

Newswise: Tulane University leaders detail plans for returning to campus in fall
Released: 21-Jul-2020 10:20 AM EDT
Tulane University leaders detail plans for returning to campus in fall
Tulane University

With a full campus reopening scheduled for August 19, Tulane University is moving forward with the return of on-ground university operations and academics.

Newswise: Tulane scientists build high-performing hybrid solar energy converter
Released: 15-Jul-2020 12:40 PM EDT
Tulane scientists build high-performing hybrid solar energy converter
Tulane University

The work is the culmination of a U.S. Department of Energy project that began in 2014 with $3.3 million in funding and involved years of prototype development at Tulane and field testing in San Diego.

Newswise: Tulane University receives $12.5 million for military veteran care
Released: 7-Jul-2020 12:05 PM EDT
Tulane University receives $12.5 million for military veteran care
Tulane University

Tulane University, nationally renowned for the care it provides to retired professional athletes through partnerships with the NFL Player Care Foundation and The Trust (Powered by the NFLPA), has received a $12.5 million gift from The Avalon Fund for the creation of the Tulane University Center for Brain Health. The center will specialize in the treatment of traumatic brain injury and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in U.S. military veterans, beginning in the fall of 2020.

Newswise: Tulane professor’s book goes back in time to examine Hurricane Katrina
Released: 6-Jul-2020 4:05 PM EDT
Tulane professor’s book goes back in time to examine Hurricane Katrina
Tulane University

Andy Horowitz, a Tulane scholar who studies the history of disasters, says a 1915 hurricane and its consequences are linked to Katrina and is one of the many factors that informed his writing “Katrina: A History, 1915-2015” (Harvard University Press).

Released: 29-Jun-2020 4:15 PM EDT
Stress of COVID-19 pandemic could lead to violence at home, Tulane experts caution
Tulane University

While some COVID-19 stay-at-home orders are being eased across the country, the stress on many families remains high and will be felt even after restrictions are lifted. Physical distancing, isolation and quarantine meausures designed to stop the spread of the virus could lead to an increase in family violence at home, according to a perspective in Pediatrics co-authored by Tulane University child psychiatrists.

Newswise: Tulane scientists to share in $20 million NSF award for materials research
Released: 22-Jun-2020 3:15 PM EDT
Tulane scientists to share in $20 million NSF award for materials research
Tulane University

The $20 million Louisiana Material Design Alliance (LAMDA) aims to create a diverse and highly skilled STEM workforce for Louisiana.

Newswise: Tulane study calls for alternatives to Bonnet Carré Spillway to improve river management
Released: 18-Jun-2020 1:15 PM EDT
Tulane study calls for alternatives to Bonnet Carré Spillway to improve river management
Tulane University

The study underscores the urgency of identifying alternatives to improve river management and confront the new normal of more frequent river floods.

Newswise: Gen. Wesley Clark (ret.) to address Tulane students
Released: 16-Jun-2020 2:25 PM EDT
Gen. Wesley Clark (ret.) to address Tulane students
Tulane University

Clark will speak to students and the public on U.S. strategy during the COVID-19 crisis.

Released: 15-Jun-2020 1:25 PM EDT
Roll over, Aristotle, nature doesn’t always hate a vacuum
Tulane University

The study, published in Nature Chemistry, provides new insights on how to modify the stickiness of these molecular building blocks, allowing engineers to build materials, like gels, from the bottom-up.

Newswise: Study shows diamonds aren't forever
Released: 4-Jun-2020 5:50 PM EDT
Study shows diamonds aren't forever
Tulane University

The study, published in Nature, was conducted by a team of international resources, including two from Tulane University.

Released: 2-Jun-2020 1:25 PM EDT
Tulane scientists find a switch to flip and turn off breast cancer growth and metastasis
Tulane University

Researchers at Tulane University School of Medicine identified a gene that causes an aggressive form of breast cancer to rapidly grow. More importantly, they have also discovered a way to “turn it off” and inhibit cancer from occurring. The animal study results have been so compelling that the team is now working on FDA approval to begin clinical trials and has published details in the journal Scientific Reports.

Newswise: Tulane social work professor awarded grant to reduce substance abuse and violence among Native American families
Released: 2-Jun-2020 12:20 PM EDT
Tulane social work professor awarded grant to reduce substance abuse and violence among Native American families
Tulane University

The $2.7 million grant from the National Institutes of Health will enable researchers to identify interventions that will lead to a healthier, more resilient Native American community.

Newswise: Mississippi Delta marshes in a state of irreversible collapse, Tulane study shows
Released: 22-May-2020 3:05 PM EDT
Mississippi Delta marshes in a state of irreversible collapse, Tulane study shows
Tulane University

A key finding of the study, is that coastal marshes experience tipping points, where a small increase in the rate of sea-level rise leads to widespread submergence.

Newswise: Race for COVID-19 tests, treatments, vaccine subject of Tulane Innovation series
Released: 14-May-2020 11:20 AM EDT
Race for COVID-19 tests, treatments, vaccine subject of Tulane Innovation series
Tulane University

The second installment of the series will feature some of Tulane's leading researchers.

Newswise: Tulane launches Tulane Innovation series with Walter Isaacson and leading experts
Released: 30-Apr-2020 3:30 PM EDT
Tulane launches Tulane Innovation series with Walter Isaacson and leading experts
Tulane University

The series will feature discussions by leading Tulane experts from a wide variety of fields, offering insights and solutions to today’s greatest challenges.

Newswise: Tulane University to use artificial intelligence to study how nation’s schools are responding to coronavirus
Released: 24-Apr-2020 11:55 AM EDT
Tulane University to use artificial intelligence to study how nation’s schools are responding to coronavirus
Tulane University

The U.S. Department of Education’s Institute of Education Sciences has awarded the National Center for Research on Education Access and Choice (REACH) at Tulane University a $100,000 contract to collect data from approximately 150,000 school websites across the country to see how the nation’s education system is responding to the coronavirus pandemic.

Newswise: Anneliese A. Singh named Tulane University’s first chief diversity officer
Released: 23-Apr-2020 2:55 PM EDT
Anneliese A. Singh named Tulane University’s first chief diversity officer
Tulane University

Anneliese A. Singh, a professor and Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the College of Education at the University of Georgia, has accepted the appointment as Tulane’s first Associate Provost for Diversity and Faculty Development, effective July 20.

Newswise: How the coronavirus affects the readiness of our military at home, overseas
Released: 16-Apr-2020 2:30 PM EDT
How the coronavirus affects the readiness of our military at home, overseas
Tulane University

Branches of the United States military are now feeling the effects of the coronavirus, and that has U.S. military leaders facing a completely new challenge— how to maintain an elite state of readiness against threats, both foreign and domestic while fighting an invisible, deadly virus.

Newswise: Tulane University librarians help provide critical information to WHO teams
Released: 13-Apr-2020 2:10 PM EDT
Tulane University librarians help provide critical information to WHO teams
Tulane University

Tulane University faculty member Dr. Lina Moses, a seasoned epidemiologist and disease ecologist in the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, was deployed to Geneva where she worked on the COVID-19 response over the past two months. Receiving daily publication reports, Moses is charged with rapidly distributing the most impactful scientific information to the World Health Organization (WHO) operational response teams. This involves the daily appraisal of a vast amount of critical literature on all aspects of the novel virus relevant to the prevention of infection and the treatment of those infected.

Released: 9-Apr-2020 3:05 PM EDT
Tulane School of Social Work seeking public input on two COVID-19 surveys
Tulane University

The Tulane School of Social Work hopes the surveys will provide important data on the impact of the COVID-19 crisis on mental and behavioral health.

Newswise: Tulane University awarded $10.3 million to test therapeutics, vaccines for novel coronavirus
Released: 6-Apr-2020 8:55 AM EDT
Tulane University awarded $10.3 million to test therapeutics, vaccines for novel coronavirus
Tulane University

The National Institutes of Health has awarded Tulane National Primate Research Center a contract of up to $10.3 million to evaluate vaccines and treatments to combat coronavirus disease 2019.

Newswise: Tulane School of Medicine launches COVID-19 testing lab to improve capacity
Released: 2-Apr-2020 1:45 PM EDT
Tulane School of Medicine launches COVID-19 testing lab to improve capacity
Tulane University

The test is another way that Tulane is working to ease the testing crisis and stop the spread of COVID-19, which has hit the New Orleans area especially hard.

Newswise: Tulane offers special scholarships to returning Peace Corps volunteers and Fulbright Student Grantees
Released: 1-Apr-2020 1:30 PM EDT
Tulane offers special scholarships to returning Peace Corps volunteers and Fulbright Student Grantees
Tulane University

Tulane University is announcing a special initiative to make graduate study more accessible to U.S. Peace Corps volunteers (PCVs) and Fulbright student grantees called back from international placements because of concerns over the spread of COVID-19.

Newswise: New COVID-19 test gives results in four hours
Released: 31-Mar-2020 12:45 PM EDT
New COVID-19 test gives results in four hours
Tulane University

A laboratory at Tulane Medical Center is conducting a new test for COVID-19 that can yield results within four hours.

Newswise: Tulane University launches Outbreak Daily newsletter
Released: 17-Mar-2020 1:20 PM EDT
Tulane University launches Outbreak Daily newsletter
Tulane University

Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine has launched Tulane Outbreak Daily, a curated daily wrap-up of the timeliest and most relevant news and data focused on emerging infectious diseases like COVID-19.

Newswise: Researchers identify marker that may predict whether lung cancer likely to spread
Released: 11-Mar-2020 5:15 PM EDT
Researchers identify marker that may predict whether lung cancer likely to spread
Tulane University

Researchers at Tulane University have identified a protein on tumor-derived extracellular vesicles that indicates if a NSCLC tumor is likely to metastasize, according to a new study in Science Advances.

Newswise: Donor gives $2M gift to Tulane Law to expand innovative Women’s Prison Project
Released: 28-Feb-2020 11:55 AM EST
Donor gives $2M gift to Tulane Law to expand innovative Women’s Prison Project
Tulane University

The Women’s Prison Project is a first-of-its-kind collaboration between Tulane’s Domestic Violence and Criminal Justice clinic.

Newswise: Tulane researchers developing rapid test for tuberculosis with DOD grant
Released: 27-Feb-2020 10:50 AM EST
Tulane researchers developing rapid test for tuberculosis with DOD grant
Tulane University

Led by Tony Hu, the Weatherhead Presidential Chair in Biotechnology Innovation at Tulane University School of Medicine, researchers are now developing a rapid, reliable and highly specific test to allow rapid diagnosis of all forms of Tuberculosis (TB).

Newswise: Tulane University launches new coronavirus research program to develop a vaccine and advanced diagnostics
Released: 20-Feb-2020 10:45 AM EST
Tulane University launches new coronavirus research program to develop a vaccine and advanced diagnostics
Tulane University

From working to develop one of the first nonhuman primate models for the 2019 novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) to designing new nanotechnology-based tests to rapidly diagnose infections, researchers at Tulane University are responding across disciplines to the emerging coronavirus epidemic.

Newswise: Tulane math professor leads effort to map spread of coronavirus
Released: 18-Feb-2020 12:15 PM EST
Tulane math professor leads effort to map spread of coronavirus
Tulane University

Professor James “Mac” Hyman's goal is to help the public health community better understand and predict the spread of the COVID-19 and to quantify the effectiveness of various efforts to stop it.

Newswise: Tulane University acquires archives of renowned New Orleans author Anne Rice
Released: 3-Feb-2020 4:40 PM EST
Tulane University acquires archives of renowned New Orleans author Anne Rice
Tulane University

Tulane University’s Howard-Tilton Memorial Library has acquired the complete archives of famed best-selling New Orleans author Anne Rice thanks to a gift from Stuart Rose and the Stuart Rose Family Foundation.

Newswise: Global river deltas increasingly shaped by humans, study says
Released: 22-Jan-2020 3:15 PM EST
Global river deltas increasingly shaped by humans, study says
Tulane University

The study by current and former researchers at Tulane University looked at nearly every delta in the world.

Newswise: National survey seeks musicians' input on mental health and substance misuse challenges
Released: 15-Jan-2020 3:45 PM EST
National survey seeks musicians' input on mental health and substance misuse challenges
Tulane University

The goal of the survey is to collect data that will help experts develop interventions to support musicians.

Newswise: Tulane University professor William Brumfield receives Russian Order of Friendship Medal
Released: 13-Dec-2019 3:10 PM EST
Tulane University professor William Brumfield receives Russian Order of Friendship Medal
Tulane University

Tulane University professor and contemporary American historian William Brumfield has spent much of his life traveling the vast and remote lands of Russia and documenting its unique architecture, history and literature. On Thursday, Dec. 5, Brumfield’s nearly 50 years of work and dedication was recognized by the Russian Federation during a ceremony at the Russian Embassy in Washington, D.C., where Russian Ambassador to the United States Anatoly Antonov presented Brumfield with the Order of Friendship medal, the highest state decoration of the Russian Federation given to foreign nationals.

Newswise: The New Orleans Book Festival at Tulane University announces over 30 additional authors for inaugural 2020 event
Released: 11-Dec-2019 12:45 PM EST
The New Orleans Book Festival at Tulane University announces over 30 additional authors for inaugural 2020 event
Tulane University

The New Orleans Book Festival at Tulane University announced today the commitment of over 30 additional authors to headline its inaugural weekend, March 19-21, on Tulane’s Uptown campus. The latest group includes Thomas Jessen Adams, Gabriela Alemán, Jami Attenberg, C. Morgan Babst, Rebecca Balcárcel, Emily Bernard, Ginny Brzezinski, Stephanie Carter, Danielle Del Sol, Justin Devillier, Freddi Evans, Rodrigo Fuentes, Cheryl Gerber, Chris Granger, Deandrea Green-Humble, Jason Hardy, Lisa Howorth, Ladee Hubbard, Valerie Jarrett, Kris Lane, Susan Langenhennig, Kiese Laymon, Tracy Nelson Maurer, Jerry Mitchell, Justin Nystrom, John Pope, Peter Ricchiuti, Maurice Carlos Ruffin, Matt Sakakeeny, Katy Simpson Smith, Michael Tisserand, Poppy Tooker, Cleo Wade, Jeanette Weiland and Kathleen Welch.


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