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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...
11/26/2018 - 12:15 - Keith Brannon

Perinatal epidemiologist Emily Harville (left) and Endowed Regents Professor Lizheng Shi are part of two teams of investigators given 2018 CORNET awards for research fighting health disparities in the Mississippi Delta. A new consortium backed by Tulane University, the University of Mississippi...

11/15/2018 - 13:15 - Carolyn Scofield

Drs. Jane Bertrand and Julie Hernandez (left) and Dr. Arsene Binanga (right) manage an ambitious program of research, service delivery, advocacy, and capacity-building. (Photos provided by Jane Bertrand) Researchers at the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine (SPHTM) have...

11/08/2018 - 16:45 - Carolyn Scofield

Maeve Wallace is a reproductive and perinatal epidemiologist at Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. The U.S. has the highest maternal mortality rate in the developed world, and Louisiana consistently ranks among the top states for rates of death among pregnant and...

11/05/2018 - 11:30 - Keith Brannon

Katherine Theall, Cecile Usdin Professor in Women’s Health at Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. Photo by Paula Burch-Celentano. Can cleaning vacant lots cause a chain of events that curbs child abuse or stops a teen from falling victim to violence? That’s the...

10/30/2018 - 16:00 - Dee Boling

University students in the U.S. are showing increasingly higher rates of diagnosis and treatment for a range of mental health conditions, potentially putting their academic success at risk, suggests new research published in the Journal of American College Health. The research was conducted by...

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