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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...
Aug 21, 2018 - Paula Burch-Celentano

Doctoral student Samuel Bliesner prepares a solvent to process plastic films in the lab of Julie Albert, assistant professor in the School of Science and Engineering's Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering. The liquid will be used to alter the surface of a thin biodegradable plastic....

Aug 20, 2018 - Faith Dawson

Anne Caffery, a senior majoring in cell and molecular biology with a public health minor, hopes to go to medical school one day. In the meantime, her interest in research prompted a project in northern India that was made possible by the Jean Danielson Memorial Scholarship Fund. “I wanted to do...

Aug 20, 2018 - Barri Bronston

Nicholas Sandoval, an assistant professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering at Tulane University, is the winner of a 2018 Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award from Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU). ORAU is a consortium of major PhD-granting academic institutions – including...

Aug 17, 2018 - Keith Brannon

The American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) has selected Tulane child psychiatry professor Dr. Stacy Drury to receive the 2018 Norbert and Charlotte Rieger Award for Outstanding Scientific Achievement. The award recognizes the most significant paper published in the Journal of...

Aug 15, 2018 - Barri Bronston

Tulane University’s K-12 STEM Education Program has received a 2018 Inspiring Programs in STEM Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the largest and oldest diversity and inclusion publication in higher education. The Inspiring Programs in STEM Award honors colleges and universities that...

Aug 14, 2018 - Barri Bronston

Tulane University chemistry professor Bruce C. Gibb has been awarded a $1.65 million grant for research that could shed light on the molecular details of such diseases as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s. The four-year grant from the National Institutes of Health will enable Gibb and his team to study...

Aug 07, 2018 - Barri Bronston

A Tulane University researcher has been awarded a $1.8 million grant to develop a better understanding of healthy human hearing and lay the groundwork for future treatment of hearing disorders. The five-year grant from the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD)...

Jul 31, 2018 - Paula Burch-Celentano

In preparation for a final exam, Katelyn Black, a professor of practice in the School of Science and Engineering's Department of Neuroscience, leads a discussion on how natural and man-made chemicals can alter communication between neurons. The discussion was part of a course titled Brain and...

Jul 27, 2018 - Video by Carolyn Scofield

Transcript: TIME features two Tulane experts and two big Tulane grants make national headlines. Here’s a full wrap up in Tulane News in Review.   TIME magazine is publishing a special issue on the American South, which features two prominent Tulanians. English professor and two-time National Book...

Jul 27, 2018 - Matt Roberts

Why would a bank hire a chemical engineer? What do you do with a computer science degree when you’re burned out on coding? How do you land that amazing internship at NASA? The answers to these questions and more were part of the Tulane Science Scholars Program's (TSSP) “Lunch and Learn” speaker...

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