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Tulane Research Finds Most Cost-Effective Treatments for Newly Diagnosed Advanced Melanoma
First-line treatment with nivolumab plus ipilimumab or pembrolizumab were the more cost-effective options for newly diagnosed advanced melanoma with unknown BRAF pathogenic variant status, a cost-utility analysis reveals. The analysis was done by Dr. Lizheng Shi, the interim chair of the...
04/06/2016 - 09:30 - Dee Boling

Tulane University will lead a $2.25 million effort to improve care coordination in diabetes management, which remains a major public health concern in the United States, especially in Louisiana which reports higher rates of illness and death from diabetes and cardiovascular disease than other...

03/15/2016 - 09:30 -

Our thoughts are with our neighbors in northern and northwest Louisiana who have experienced flooding from last week’s storms. While New Orleans was not significantly impacted by the rain, we are well versed in the devastation high water can cause. If those in our community - faculty, staff, or...

03/08/2016 - 09:45 - Fran Simon

Jonathan Rivers, a Tulane University alumnus who is working with the U.N. World Food Programme, received an innovation award for his work in the Cambodia Country Office. Along with colleagues in Malawi, Pakistan and Uganda, Rivers was recognized for success in introducing new ways of working that...

02/19/2016 - 09:45 - Dee Boling

Tulane University is the No. 1 graduate school nationwide in producing Peace Corps volunteers, the agency announced today. Tulane also ranks No. 12 among mid-sized undergraduate schools on Peace Corps’ 2016 Top Volunteer-Producing Colleges and Universities list. Currently, 18 graduate students and...

02/17/2016 - 10:15 - Naomi King Englar

February is heart health month — a good time to get back to health and fitness goals, and many people are using wearable technology to help. One function of these devices — such as Fitbit or Garmin — is to track steps per day, and oftentimes the default goal is 10,000 steps. Most devices allow you...

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