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Tulane spin-out company to develop new treatment for pelvic organ prolapse
The Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development has awarded a $256,000 grant to BioAesthetics Corp., a Tulane University spin-out company, to develop a new graft for treating pelvic organ prolapse (POP). BioAesthetics, whose CEO and COO are both Tulane...
Jul 12, 2021 - Barri Bronston

Michael J. Moore, a professor of biomedical engineering at Tulane University, has been named chairperson of a National Institutes for Health study section. Moore’s one-year appointment as chair of the Bioengineering of Neuroscience, Vision and Low Vision Technologies (BNVT) Study Section of the...

Jun 30, 2021 - Barri Bronston

A Tulane University planetary scientist is one of 30 scientists from across the United States and Europe who will be part of a NASA mission to Venus, Earth’s nearest neighbor. Jennifer Whitten, an assistant professor in the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, will serve as associate...

Jun 23, 2021 - Barri Bronston

John Sabo, a leading scholar on water resources and river ecology, has been hired as the new director of the Tulane ByWater Institute. Sabo’s appointment is effective Aug. 1, 2021 when, in addition to leading the ByWater Institute, he will be a full professor in the Department of River-Coastal...

Jun 09, 2021 - Barri Bronston

Tulane University will share in a U.S. Department of Energy award designed to advance new technologies to decarbonize the biorefining processes used to convert organic material, such as plant matter, into fuel. The effort cuts across the energy, transportation and agriculture sectors. The Tulane...

Jun 09, 2021 - Barri Bronston

When biologist Keith Clay came to Tulane University in July 2018, he brought with him an impressive knowledge of periodical cicadas, the noisy bug that has emerged by the billions in states east of the Mississippi after 17 years underground. Clay, professor and chair of the Tulane Department of...

May 28, 2021 - Alicia Serrano

Tulane University 2021 Teaching Awards (Video by Marianna Barry)   At the end of the spring semester, Tulane University offers university teaching awards to four faculty members — two for excellence in undergraduate teaching and two for graduate and professional teaching.   The Suzanne and Stephen...

May 28, 2021 - Alicia Serrano

At the end of the spring semester, Tulane University offers university teaching awards to four faculty members — two for excellence in undergraduate teaching and two for graduate and professional teaching. The Suzanne and Stephen Weiss Presidential Fellows Awards for Excellence in Undergraduate...

May 26, 2021 - Barri Bronston

YiPing Chen, a professor of cell and molecular biology at Tulane University, has been named the winner of the 2021 International Association of Dental Research (IADR) Distinguished Scientist Award in Craniofacial Biology Research. The IADR Distinguished Scientist Awards program acknowledges...

May 24, 2021 - Alicia Serrano

Robert Johnson, who is receiving a Bachelor of Science from the School of Science and Engineering, with a double major in engineering physics and mathematics and a minor in music, embodied the “work hard” mentality, but learned throughout his time at Tulane to enjoy the journey and connections with...

May 20, 2021 - Faith Dawson

Neuroscience was an unlikely major for LaKia Williams, a Newcomb Scholar who originally came to Tulane because of her interest in studying public relations. Communication, especially surrounding issues of social activism and reproductive justice, is important to the graduating senior, who also has...

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