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Tulane University awarded $10.3 million to test therapeutics, vaccines for novel coronavirus

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.
6-Apr-2020 8:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Tulane School of Medicine launches COVID-19 testing lab to improve capacity

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.
2-Apr-2020 1:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Tulane offers special scholarships to returning Peace Corps volunteers and Fulbright Student Grantees

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...
1-Apr-2020 1:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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New COVID-19 test gives results in four hours

A laboratory at Tulane Medical Center is conducting a new test for COVID-19 that can yield results within four hours.
31-Mar-2020 12:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Tulane University launches Outbreak Daily newsletter

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.
17-Mar-2020 1:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Researchers identify marker that may predict whether lung cancer likely to spread

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.
11-Mar-2020 5:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Donor gives $2M gift to Tulane Law to expand innovative Women’s Prison Project

The Women’s Prison Project is a first-of-its-kind collaboration between Tulane’s Domestic Violence and Criminal Justice clinic.
28-Feb-2020 11:55 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Tulane researchers developing rapid test for tuberculosis with DOD grant

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...
27-Feb-2020 10:50 AM EST Add to Favorites

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