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.Read more
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.Read more
Researchers hope to develop new imaging methods to improve the treatment of preeclampsia.Read more
Geologist Brent Goehring is joining researchers from across the U.S. and the U.K. to research sea-level riseRead more
A Tulane University researcher is part of a nationwide initiative to improve treatment of chronic pain and ultimately achieve long-term recovery from opioid addiction.
Michael J. Moore, professor of biomedical engineering in the Tulane School of Science and Engineering, is part of a $945 million National Institutes of Health project called the HEAL Initiative, or Helping to End Addiction Long-term Initiative.Read more
Tulane neuroscience professor Jeffrey Tasker was awarded a $2.1 million grant to study the effects of stress on the brain and how severe stress contributes to mental health disorders.
Tulane’s Albert Lepage Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation surveyed more than 200 local startup-stage companies for the 60-page report, which aims to become the standard for tracking entrepreneurial activity in New Orleans.Read more
Tulane University senior James Rogers has been charting a course in the name of research since he arrived on campus in the fall of 2016. Rogers’ journey has led him from New Orleans to Bethesda, Md., across the Atlantic to Scotland and, most recently, Switzerland, where he spent the summer as a visiting research scholar in the Brain Tumor Center at the University Hospital Zürich (USZ).Read more