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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...
Jun 22, 2018 - New Wave staff

The Engage in St. Martin program, now in its third consecutive year, focused on the island’s recovery efforts following the devastation caused by Hurricane Irma in September. Six Tulane students attended the 2018 summer service trip led by Myriam Huet, assistant director at the Tulane Center for...

Jun 19, 2018 - Photo by Paula Burch-Celentano

Tulane student Elizabeth Isabel, a rising junior majoring in neuroscience, transfers tau proteins into a gel in the lab of Anne Robinson, the Catherine and Henry Boh Professor of Engineering. The proteins will be studied to identify distinct behaviors that cause them to expire. Abnormal proteins...

Jun 19, 2018 - Barri Bronston

From early in development to the golden years of aging, Tulane University neuroscientist and Professor of Psychology Jill Daniel studies brain mechanisms by which hormones affect one’s ability to learn and remember. Daniel is the founding director of the transdisciplinary Tulane Brain Institute,...

Jun 18, 2018 - Faith Dawson

Recent Tulane University graduate Maria Gomez-Roas received the 2018 William Wallace Peery Medal for Academic Excellence, the highest honor bestowed by Newcomb-Tulane College. Gomez-Roas earned a bachelor of science degree after double majoring in cell and molecular biology and French. The Peery...

Jun 15, 2018 - Carolyn Scofield

Video transcript: Tulane experts are all over the national news…here’s a full recap of Tulane News in Review. People packed a Russian stadium to watch a World Cup match Friday and many sat on bleachers outside the stadium. Tulane Russian architecture historian William Brumfield talked to the New...

Jun 14, 2018 - Alicia Jasmin

Dr. Ashley Denmark’s daughter, Olivia, had a front row seat for watching her mom become a physician. When Denmark started medical school, she was nine months pregnant with Olivia, who is now 6 and who serves as the inspiration for a new children’s book, Olivia’s Doctor Adventures, published earlier...

Jun 07, 2018 - Mary Ann Travis

From Somaliland to El Salvador, Peru to Guatemala, Davette Gadison has brought her passion for justice to her studies in forensic anthropology — drawn to mass gravesites in countries torn apart by civil war. This spring, however, Gadison stayed right here in southeast Louisiana. Using ground-...

Jun 07, 2018 - Photo by Sally Asher

Physics graduate student Vera Ji, right, explains photolithography to LightLab program participant Willo Rachel during the one-week research session in the lab of Matthew Escarra, assistant professor in the Tulane School of Science and Engineering. Participating middle school students are from Paul...

Jun 07, 2018 - Barri Bronston

A team from Tulane University is one of 12 collegiate teams nationwide selected to compete in the APT/PBS reality show “Make48.” The competition will be taped Aug. 10-12 at the Stanley Black and Decker Innovation Lab near Baltimore. Billed as the “world’s fastest invention competition,” “Make48” is...

Jun 05, 2018 - Barri Bronston

A Tulane University physicist has concluded a study that he says will help scientists unravel the mystery of high temperature superconductivity and aid in designing a material that can deliver superconductivity at room temperature. A superconductor is a material that, when cooled to a temperature...

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