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Building the marine mammal virome
Dr. Tiong Aw, assistant professor of environmental health sciences at the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, will use a grant from the Office of Naval Research at the U.S. Department of Navy to build the virome database of marine mammals and their habitat.  It will...
12/20/2019 - 12:15 - Carolyn Scofield

Dr. Lu Qi is director of the Tulane University Obesity Research Center at Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine.   Getting a good night’s sleep could be beneficial for long-term health. A pioneering new study led by Dr. Lu Qi, director of the Tulane University Obesity Research Center...

12/18/2019 - 12:30 -

An NIEHS-funded study has found that chronic exposure to fluoride lowers bone quality, as measured using an innovative application of the ultrasonic scans of cortical bones in subjects exposed to fluoride.  The study, published in Bone Reports, was led by Dr. Tewodros Godebo, assistant professor of...

12/09/2019 - 10:00 - Caitlin Harvey

The Honors Program of Newcomb-Tulane College is pleased to announce that Praveena Fernes has been awarded the George C. Marshall Scholarship for graduate study in the United Kingdom. She will pursue a Master of Science degree at The School of Oriental and African Studies in Environment, Politics,...

11/27/2019 - 10:45 - Carolyn Scofield

Drs. Jane Bertrand, Arsene Binanga, and Julie Hernandez of the Department of Health Policy and Management are leading the project to increase family planning in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The Central African Forest Initiative (CAFI), a multi-donor program to reduce the human impact on...

11/26/2019 - 11:15 - Dee Boling

Dr. Whelton with his wife, Shelagh Whelton, at the American Heart Association National Meeting Tulane epidemiology professor Dr. Paul Whelton received the American Heart Association (AHA) Distinguished Scientist Award during the AHA National Meeting on November 17th in Philadelphia. The American...

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