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The gold standard: Nobel Prize gifted to Tulane University by Dr. Andrew Schally

Former Tulane University researcher Dr. Andrew Schally has donated his Nobel Prize to Tulane’s School of Medicine. Schally won the award in 1977 for identifying the presence of key peptides in the hypothalamus and successfully synthesizing them,...
16-Feb-2024 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

After 50 years of pioneering research in rural Louisiana, study pivots from heart to brain

A study spent 50 years tracking the health of a rural Louisiana town's children into adulthood and found that heart disease starts in childhood. Now the study hopes decades of heart research can unlock the origins of dementia.
18-Oct-2023 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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No FOMO here - study finds social media photos may drive new customers away

Social media marketers sharing photos of people vacationing in exotic locales or attending events at exclusive venues may actually be driving new customers away, according to a recently published Tulane University study.
16-Oct-2023 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Tulane alumnus, investor and philanthropist David M. Mussafer named chair-elect of Board of Tulane

David M. Mussafer, a Tulane graduate who serves as chairman and managing partner of Advent International, one of the largest and most experienced global private equity investors, has been named chair-elect of the Board of Tulane, the university’s...
30-Jun-2023 11:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Tony and Grammy Award-winning 'Hamilton' star Leslie Odom, Jr. to address Tulane graduates

Tony and Grammy Award winner Leslie Odom, Jr., best known for his breakout role as the original Aaron Burr in the hit musical Hamilton, will address graduates as the keynote speaker at Tulane University’s Unified Commencement Saturday, May 20, at...
12-Apr-2023 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Does getting a cold often increase your risk for dementia? New study finds link

Getting sick often may impact how quickly the brain ages and increase the risk of dementia or other forms of cognitive decline.
4-Apr-2023 7:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Tulane University’s Walter Isaacson to receive National Humanities Medal

Walter Isaacson, the renowned bestselling biographer, Tulane professor of history and co-chair of the New Orleans Book Festival at Tulane University, will be awarded a National Humanities Medal by President Joe Biden at a White House ceremony on...
20-Mar-2023 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Tulane dean to release podcast on Anti-Racism and the Disciplines featuring leading Black scholars

Tulane University School of Liberal Arts will release a new podcast miniseries, Anti-Racism and the Disciplines, that explores the complex histories of liberal arts majors with the aim of identifying more accurate and effective practices in higher...
20-Mar-2023 2:35 PM EDT Add to Favorites


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