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Tulane course studies child abuse from different perspectives
A trip to the Orleans Parish Coroner’s Office, a visit to the New Orleans Children’s Advocacy Center (NOCAC), and a visit to the Behavioral Neurodevelopmental Genetics laboratory are signature parts of a new undergraduate course focused on understanding the roots and impacts of child abuse and...
Jun 24, 2016 - Dee Boling

New research published in Diabetologia (the journal of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes) shows that a genetically lowered birthweight increases the risk of developing type 2 diabetes. The study was led by Dr. Tiange Wang, postdoctoral research fellow, and Dr. Lu Qi, professor of...

Jun 15, 2016 - Dee Boling

New results from Tulane University suggest that long-term therapy with metformin reduced the incidence of neurodegenerative diseases among elderly veterans with diabetes, although this association was not observed with a less than 2-year exposure to the drug. Researchers presented the study at the...

Jun 09, 2016 - Dee Boling

Dr. Alessandra, Bazzano, assistant professor of global community health and behavioral sciences, has been named to the next class of Social Entrepreneurship (SE) Professors. The professorship is an opportunity of the Phyllis M. Taylor Center for Social Innovation and Design Thinking at Tulane...

Jun 06, 2016 - Ryan Rivet

While many students are basking in the off time afforded by summer break, MD/MPH student Brady Page, is traveling to far-flung locales for a year-long trip to research and help treat patients in developing nations. The native of Mountain View, California received a Fulbright-Fogarty research grant...

Jun 03, 2016 - Dee Boling

Mr. Hui Shao, a doctoral student in the Department of Global Health Management and Policy at the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, was honored for the best student podium presentation at the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR)...

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