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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 01, 2018 - Carolyn Scofield

Video transcript: From blood pressure guidelines to national anthem protests, Tulane experts made national news for a number of topics. Here’s the latest Tulane News in Review. The Soul Queen of New Orleans is now a doctor. Tulane awarded Grammy-winner Irma Thomas an honorary doctorate at the...

May 23, 2018 - Faith Dawson

When hurricanes Irma and Maria passed over the U.S. Virgin Islands in 2017, Samantha Tigner immediately worried for the safety of a childhood friend who lived there. The friend and her family were OK, Tigner learned, but the pair of natural disasters wrecked the islands’ tourism-driven economy and...

May 22, 2018 - Faith Dawson

A newly published paper co-authored by Julie Markant, assistant professor in the School of Science and Engineering, proposes a new theoretical model to examine the ways infants learn and retain information. The paper, “Attention and Perceptual Learning Interact in the Development of the Other-Race...

May 21, 2018 - Faith Dawson

When Sophie Rhines arrived at Tulane University, she was not set on a specific major or a specific path for post-graduation plans. She knew she enjoyed science, but she also wanted to fit her love of dance into her college education. Now, as a brand-new alumna of the Class of 2018, Rhines will use...

May 19, 2018 - Faith Dawson

A jubilant atmosphere prevailed as nearly 3,000 Tulane University students convened in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome — many ready to celebrate with flags of home countries, second-line umbrellas and bouquets in hand — on Saturday, May 19, during the Unified Commencement Ceremony. The graduation...

May 17, 2018 - Carolyn Scofield

Transcript: As we celebrate the graduating class of 2018, some Tulane alumni are making national headlines. That’s part of Tulane News in Review. Ellen paid tribute to Brian McKenna, a Tulane graduate who recently passed away. Brian’s story of strength and his friendship with fellow Tulane alumnus...

May 16, 2018 - Mary Cross & Kim Rainey

Members of the Class of 2018 use their mortarboards to capture the spirit of their Tulane experience through a variety of creative methods, like embellishing the surface with glass Mardi Gras beads or with song lyrics. Check out the infographic below showcasing a few of our favorites and be on the...

May 16, 2018 - New Wave staff

The recipients of the 2018 Suzanne and Stephen Weiss Presidential Fellowships are Laura Rosanne Adderley, associate professor of history in the Department of History in the School of Liberal Arts and director of the Africana Studies program, and Meenakshi Vijayaraghavan, senior professor of...

May 15, 2018 - Barri Bronston

When Nicole Gasparini, an associate professor of geology at Tulane University, read the application requirements for the 2018 Oliver Fund Scholars Award, she knew that her research in landscape reorganization would be a perfect fit. The annual $40,000 award, given every two years, is designed to...

May 11, 2018 - Alicia Jasmin

Mimi Chen was born in China, grew up in Australia and later moved to America at 8 years old when her father accepted a job in Washington state. While this much travel at such a young age would have been difficult for some, Chen said it helped her become who she is today and who she hopes to become...

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