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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 27, 2018 - Jackson Hill

Kerrigan McGreevy, a high school senior from Florida, right, builds a robot during a course titled, The Aftermath of Mardi Gras: Using LEGO Robots to Clean Up the Beads. Part of the Tulane Summer Enrichment Institute, the course challenged students to build robots and design code. They then visited...

Jul 25, 2018 - Leslie Cardé

Editor’s note: This article appeared first in the June 2018 issue of Tulane magazine. Whatever the political climate, entertainment has always served as escapist fare, but it’s the hope of two Tulane graduates that life might just imitate and reflect their particular form of entertainment, as their...

Jul 24, 2018 - Paula Burch-Celentano

Nicholas Aldana reacts to the unfavorable outcome of his first attempt to design and build a prototype for a water filtration system. The project is part of  a course titled "Water, Water Everywhere: Using LEGO Robots to Change How We Find, Use and Dispose of Water,” one of several courses of study...

Jul 23, 2018 - Barri Bronston

When Tulane University alumnus Luke Hooper entered his wireless game Lumen into the 2018 Edison Awards competition – which honors the most innovative new products, services and business leaders in America – he did so knowing that his chances of winning were probably nil. The game wasn’t on the...

Jul 19, 2018 - Roger Dunaway

Tulane University’s Brain Institute has received a $1 million pledge from the Priddy Family Foundation to endow and establish the Priddy Family Spark Research Endowed Fund. The fund will provide competitive awards to faculty for early-stage research support that advances the research priorities of...

Jul 13, 2018 - Paula Burch-Celentano

A 3D print, left, made from polylactic plastic slowly takes shape in the Tulane Maker Space on Friday morning. Maker Space, located in a former campus machine shop on Engineering Road, is open to all Tulane affiliates with a current Tulane ID. The facility boasts 12 3D printers, two laser printers...

Jul 11, 2018 - Roger Dunaway

Tulane University’s Brain Institute has received a five-year, $1 million Comprehensive Enhancement Grant from the Louisiana Board of Regents that it will use to purchase scientific instruments for its facilities.  The grant is the result of the combined efforts of 25 faculty members from the Tulane...

Jun 27, 2018 - Barri Bronston

A national report released Wednesday on the future of the Gulf Coast draws heavily on the work of two Tulane University scientists who have spent most of their careers studying coastal systems in Louisiana and around the world. The report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and...

Jun 25, 2018 - Barri Bronston

Tulane University President Mike Fitts is among a delegation of presidents of American universities and colleges visiting Israel this week to learn about technological innovation and boost bilateral academic research and exchange opportunities. “This visit is an exciting opportunity to explore ways...

Jun 22, 2018 - Mary Cross

When searching directions using Google Maps, tagging your location on social media or requesting an Uber ride from your smartphone, you are utilizing Geographic Information Systems (GIS) — systems designed to present spatial data. Now, Tulane students can learn more about managing this type of...

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