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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...
05/20/2019 - 09:30 - Faith Dawson

Abi Mbaye, pictured under the Newcomb oak trees, where she often goes to reflect, is Tulane’s Class of 2019 student Commencement speaker. She graduates with bachelor’s degrees in Public Health, English and Africana studies. (Photo by Paula Burch-Celentano) For Abi Mbaye, Tulane’s reputation was...

05/16/2019 - 13:30 - Keith Brannon

Glucosamine is a popular dietary supplement used to relieve osteoarthritis and joint pain. Image by Shutterstock. Regular use of glucosamine supplements may be linked to a lower risk of cardiovascular disease events, according to a new Tulane University study published in The BMJ. The findings...

05/07/2019 - 14:00 -

Pictured left to right: Lee Hamm, dean of the School of Medicine; Thomas A. LaVeist, dean of the School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine; Sally Baker (BSPH'09), current MD/PhD candidate at Tulane School of Medicine; Michael Fitts, president of Tulane University; and Robin Forman, senior vice...

05/07/2019 - 13:15 - Dee Boling

2019-20 Fogarty Global Health Fellows (front, seated) Matthew Ward, Lissa Soares, and Monika Dietrich and mentors (standing, rear) Dr. Maureen Lichtveld, Dr. John Schieffelin, Dr. Claudia Herrera, Dr. Dawn Wesson, Dr. Richard Oberhelman, and Dr. Jeffrey Wickliffe. (A fourth fellow, Cecilia Alcala,...

04/26/2019 - 09:15 - Keith Brannon

Lead study author Lu Qi, director of the Tulane University Obesity Research Center at the School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. (Photo by Paula Burch-Celentano)  Women who take antibiotics over a long period of time are at increased risk of heart attack or stroke, according to new Tulane...

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