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New $1.9 million grant will help Tulane researcher search for clues in mosquito metabolism
Dr. Patricia Scaraffia, an assistant professor at the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, has been awarded $1.9 million over five years from the National Institutes of Allergy and Infectious Diseases to study how Aedes aegypti mosquitoes metabolize ammonia. A better...
08/21/2019 - 09:15 - Hanan Rimawi

Hanan Rimawi, a recipient of the Fulbright U.S. Student Program and an alumna of the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, spent her summer teaching English in Amman, Jordan. When not teaching, she visited several places near Jordan including the Sheikh Zayed Mosque in Abu Dhabi. (...

08/09/2019 - 11:00 - Carolyn Scofield

Hurricane Michael caused major destruction in the Florida panhandle. Now, faculty at Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine are joining with Florida State University to investigate how the disaster and its aftermath impacted pregnant women. (Photo by Carolyn Scofield) ...

08/01/2019 - 15:30 - Keith Brannon

Mark Diana, the Drs. W. C. Tsai and P. T. Kung Professor in Health Systems Management, presents findings of his Medicaid expansion study at a press conference at St. Bernard Parish Hospital. Photo provided by Ochsner. Fewer Louisianans report that they have to put off seeing a doctor or that they...

07/23/2019 - 10:30 - Carolyn Scofield

Bicyclists ride along the Lafitte Greenway. Tulane students led by epidemiologist Jeanette Gustat, an associate professor at Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, observed  cyclists, pedestrians and cars on the Greenway. (Picture by Paula Burch-Celentano) Lights at intersections...

07/19/2019 - 09:15 - Keith Brannon

The Pincus Family Foundation Violence Prevention Scholarship at Tulane will focus on the lives of children throughout New Orleans, with an emphasis on Central City. Photo by Paula Burch-Celentano. The Pincus Family Foundation has awarded a $550,000 grant to Tulane University to create a new,...

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