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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 Experts on Judge Gorsuch Vote, Russian Subway Explosion, Trump Tax Reform Efforts and Brexit.
Released: 3-Apr-2017 2:30 PM EDT
Tulane University Experts on Judge Gorsuch Vote, Russian Subway Explosion, Trump Tax Reform Efforts and Brexit.
Tulane University

The following Tulane University experts are available to discuss the Russian subway explosion in Saint Petersburg, the Senate vote on the Supreme Court nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch, the Trump administration’s plan for tax reform as well as ongoing changes related to the United Kingdom’s withdrawal from the European Union.

Released: 15-Jul-2010 12:05 PM EDT
Sources for News Coverage of Hurricane Katrina’s Fifth Anniversary
Tulane University

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 website http://tulane.edu/k5/index.cfm tells the story of Tulane’s Katrina experience and the sources below can give a firsthand account of Tulane and New Orleans’ remarkable recovery from the country’s worst natural disaster.

Released: 3-Apr-2009 1:00 PM EDT
Developing New Treatments for Triple-Negative Breast Cancer
Tulane University

Brian Rowan, professor of Cancer Research for the Tulane Cancer Center, is developing a new way to target deadly triple-negative breast cancer tumors.

Released: 3-Apr-2009 1:00 PM EDT
New Surgical Options for Fighting Kidney and Prostate Cancer
Tulane University

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.

Released: 3-Apr-2009 1:00 PM EDT
Does Your Shift at Work Put You at a Greater Risk for Developing Cancer?
Tulane University

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 when required to work late nights.

Released: 3-Apr-2009 1:00 PM EDT
Expert Advice on Prostate Cancer Screenings
Tulane University

Recent studies have questioned the wisdom of getting regular tests for prostate cancer. Tulane University School of Medicine prostate cancer expert Dr. Oliver Sartor is available to talk about the latest treatments for prostate cancer and who should continue to seek annual tests for the deadly disease.

Released: 23-Jan-2009 10:45 AM EST
Inaugural Speech Focuses on Tradition
Tulane University

President Barack Obama's tightly crafted speech was deliberately understated, says Tulane University rhetoric expert James Mackin.

Released: 9-Jan-2009 1:00 PM EST
Tulane University Alumna Selected to Lead Environmental Protection Agency
Tulane University

Lisa Jackson, President-elect Barack Obama's choice to head the Environmental Protection Agency, is a graduate of Tulane University in New Orleans, where she graduated summa cum laude with a bachelor's degree in chemical engineering.

Released: 12-Dec-2008 1:00 PM EST
Law Professor Advocates Fair Housing Policies
Tulane University

A lack of affordable housing for low income people in post-Katrina New Orleans has led to controversy over the decision to demolish several public housing complexes within the city. Stacy Seicshnaydre, William K. Christovich Associate Professor of Law at Tulane University School of Law and director of Tulane Law School's Civil Litigation Clinic, says New Orleans authorities have yet to produce a fair plan to address its dire housing needs.

Released: 12-Dec-2008 1:00 PM EST
Criminal Justice Collapse: The Constitution after Hurricane Katrina
Tulane University

The criminal justice system in New Orleans was in complete disarray following Hurricane Katrina, precipitating a constitutional crisis.

Released: 21-Nov-2008 1:00 PM EST
Shifting Sands on Grand Isle
Tulane University

Students measuring the loss of sand on the barrier island of Grand Isle, La., are seeing coastal erosion happen before their eyes. Dean Moosavi takes students in his physical geology course to the spit of land on the edge of the Gulf of Mexico where they are observing rapid land loss in southern Louisiana.

Released: 21-Nov-2008 1:00 PM EST
Mercury Tarnishes Louisiana Fish
Tulane University

In 1994, Kohl became concerned about high levels of mercury in the sediment and fish of the Pearl River, a popular fishing spot in Louisiana where people had little knowledge of mercury contamination. He took his concerns to the legislature.

Released: 8-Oct-2008 1:45 PM EDT
University Offers Experts for Comment on Economic Crisis
Tulane University

Tulane University offers experts for comment on economic crisis.

Released: 27-Sep-2008 5:00 PM EDT
Political Science Experts Available for Commentary on Presidential Elections
Tulane University

Political science professors at Tulane University are available for commentary on the presidential debates, discussion of the candidates' positions, and consultation on election night.

Released: 15-Sep-2008 5:30 PM EDT
Professor Teaches Course on Bush Doctrine
Tulane University

Tulane University Political Science Professor Jeffrey Stacey is one of the few professors in the country who teaches a course devoted exclusively to The Bush Doctrine.

Released: 25-Jun-2008 5:05 PM EDT
Law Professor Available for Comment on Second Amendment and Right to Bear Arms
Tulane University

Tulane University law professor Ray Diamond, an expert on Constitutional Law and especially the Second Amendment, is available for comment on District of Columbia v. Heller. The U.S. Supreme Court is expected to hand down a decision on June 26, 2008.

Released: 25-Jun-2008 1:00 PM EDT
It's Never Too Early to Teach Children Heart-healthy Habits
Tulane University

Cardiologist Dr. Gerald Berenson of Tulane University advocates preventing heart disease early by teaching children healthy lifestyles.

Released: 25-Jun-2008 1:00 PM EDT
Gourmet Food for Healthy Hearts
Tulane University

Dr. Timothy S. Harlan, assistant professor of clinical medicine at Tulane University School of Medicine, provides delicious recipes and sound nutritional advice as "Dr. Gourmet" on his nutrition website at www.drgourmet.com.

Released: 9-May-2008 1:00 PM EDT
Tulane University Experts on Issues of Summertime
Tulane University

Tulane University experts are available to speak on a variety of topics related to safety and summer.

Released: 4-Apr-2008 1:00 PM EDT
Dietary Supplement Selenium May Play a Role in the Prevention of Prostate Cancer
Tulane University

Tulane researchers study whether the supplement selenium can help reduce risk of developing prostate cancer.

Released: 4-Apr-2008 1:00 PM EDT
Prostate Cancer: Early Detection Saves Lives
Tulane University

Tulane expert available to discuss the importance of early screening for prostate cancer.

Released: 4-Apr-2008 1:00 PM EDT
Exposure to Light Increases Cancer Risk
Tulane University

Tulane researcher explores link between nightshift work and cancer.

Released: 4-Apr-2008 1:00 PM EDT
Soy By-Product Holds Cancer Fighting Promise
Tulane University

Compound found in soy may limit tumor growth in advanced breast or ovarian cancer cases.

Released: 4-Apr-2008 1:00 PM EDT
Tulane Researcher Explores Cancer-Causing Virus
Tulane University

Tulane researchers are trying to better understand the mechanisms by which the Epstein-Barr virus promotes tumor growth and how to eradicate those tumors.

Released: 4-Apr-2008 1:00 PM EDT
Stem Cells May Play a Role in Breast Cancer Metastasis to the Bone
Tulane University

Tulane researchers explore the role of adult bone marrow stem cells in breast cancer metastasis to the bone.

Released: 14-Mar-2008 1:00 PM EDT
Experts Available on Spring Related Themes
Tulane University

Tulane University experts are available as sources for your stories on hypertension, diet, kidney disease, spring allergies, alternative spring breaks, and more.

Released: 22-Jan-2008 4:00 PM EST
Stock Market Expert Available to Discuss Latest Slide
Tulane University

Peter Ricchiuti, assistant dean of Tulane University's A.B. Freeman School of Business, is available for expert analysis of the latest stock market slide.

Released: 11-Jan-2008 1:00 PM EST
Gourmet Food for Healthy Hearts
Tulane University

Dr. Timothy S. Harlan, assistant professor of clinical medicine at Tulane University School of Medicine, provides delicious recipes and sound nutritional advice as "Dr. Gourmet" on his nutrition website at www.drgourmet.com.

Released: 12-Dec-2007 1:00 PM EST
Tulane University Civil Liberties & Social Justice Sources
Tulane University

Looking for an expert on civil liberties and social justice issues? Tulane University faculty are available to comment.

Released: 3-Dec-2007 4:30 PM EST
Experts for Your Holiday Stories, from Tulane University
Tulane University

Looking for an expert on holiday travel, shopping, diet and health issues? Tulane University faculty are available to comment.

Released: 19-Nov-2007 3:40 PM EST
Experts for Your Holiday Stories
Tulane University

Looking for an expert on holiday travel, shopping, diet and health issues? Tulane University faculty are available to comment.


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