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Board member, law alumna Phyllis Taylor donates $5 million for Presidential Chair

Tulane University has received a $5 million commitment for the funding of a Presidential Chair from the Patrick F. Taylor Foundation. Foundation chairman and president, Phyllis M. Taylor, is a member of the Board of Tulane and a graduate of Tulane...
17-Jan-2019 11:50 AM EST Add to Favorites

National Geographic spotlights Tulane professor’s work

Article provides much more detail about the findings than had previously been revealed.
15-Jan-2019 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

New Drug Shows Promise Against Deadly Ricin Toxin

A new study at the Tulane National Primate Research Center showed for the first time that an experimental drug can save nonhuman primates exposed to deadly ricin toxin, a potential bioterrorism agent.
15-Jan-2019 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


Four Universities, One Day of Service for New Orleans

Students from Dillard University, Loyola University, University of New Orleans (UNO) and Tulane University will participate in the annual day of service to honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., on Monday, January 21 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. The students...
14-Jan-2019 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

U.S. dietary guidelines shouldn't ignore climate change

The Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior issued a policy statement calling for federal nutrition guidelines to include information about how food choices affect the planet and long-term sustainability of the food system.
8-Jan-2019 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


Two Books for Two Cities: Tulane English professors earn rare book honor

A pair of Tulane University English professors has earned the distinct honor of having their respective books named the official reading selections for two American cities in 2019.
17-Dec-2018 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


Advanced cancer patients can live longer with palliative care, Tulane study says

Researchers sampled more than 2,000 patients with advanced cancers to examine the impact of outpatient palliative care on patients’ survival and quality of life.
27-Nov-2018 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


Tulane professor receives NIH supplement for Alzheimer’s research

There are 5.7 million people living with Alzheimer’s disease, according to, and the dreaded disease has caused more deaths than both breast and prostate cancer combined. Finding a cure is paramount.
20-Nov-2018 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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