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Photo of Bionnovation building on Canal Street. Photo courtesy of the New Orleans BioInnovation Center.
Tulane, LSU Health select New Orleans BioInnovation Center as statewide partner for biomedical technology accelerator program
Photo courtesy of the New Orleans BioInnovation Center. Tulane University and LSU Health New Orleans have selected the New Orleans BioInnovation Center (NOBIC) as the statewide implementation partner for a newly launched initiative to augment business development efforts and accelerate the...
10/08/2018 - 12:15 - Carolyn Scofield

Professor Patricia Kissinger and a team of researchers found the recommended single dose of medication isn’t enough to eliminate trichomoniasis, the most common curable STD. (Photo by Paula Burch-Celentano) A new study led by an infectious disease epidemiologist at Tulane University School of...

10/05/2018 - 11:00 -

The long-running MEASURE Evaluation project has been awarded $48 million for Data for Impact (D4I), which begins this month. Dr. Eva Silvestre, clinical assistant professor of global community health and behavioral sciences, is the principal investigator for Tulane's portion of this project. The...

10/03/2018 - 16:45 - Carolyn Scofield

Pierre Buekens and his team of researchers received $2.6 million from the National Institutes of Health to study Chagas disease for the next five years. (Image from Thinkstock) More than six million people are currently infected with Trypanosoma cruzi, a parasite that causes Chagas disease. Of...

09/27/2018 - 12:15 - Carolyn Scofield

Dr. Jiang He is the Copes Chair of Epidemiology at Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. A new $2.8 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) will continue groundbreaking research into chronic kidney disease (CKD) by Tulane University. A team of...

09/14/2018 - 16:15 - Dee Boling

The nutrition section of the Department of Global Community Health and Behavioral Sciences (GCHB) is launching a new training program targeted at nutrition students interested in working in the maternal and child health (MCH) area. The program is being funded by the U.S. Health Resources &...

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