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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...
Mar 16, 2021 - Barri Bronston

One in six men being treated for advanced prostate cancer experiences a reduced sense of smell and taste, a symptom that could cause increased anxiety among patients because it is also a side effect of COVID-19, according to Tulane researchers. A study published in the journal Supportive Care in...

Mar 11, 2021 - Barri Bronston

A team of Tulane University biomedical engineering students has been selected as a semi-finalist in the 11th Annual Undergraduate Global Health Technologies Design Competition at Rice University. Team CerFix will join 35 student teams from national and international universities as they present low...

Mar 09, 2021 -

Since we last published a newsletter, so much has happened. Tulane has over and over demonstrated our motto, translated as “not for one’s self, but for one’s own” as we came back together as a community this fall. Thanks to a heroic effort from so many, Tulane was able to stand up its own testing...

Mar 08, 2021 - Barri Bronston

Scientists from Tulane University are part of an international team of researchers whose study of the 2018 eruption of the Sierra Negra volcano in the Galápagos Islands provides vital information about future volcanic activity on the islands. Their most recent research was published this month in...

Mar 05, 2021 - Barri Bronston

In 2019, then Tulane University seniors Hannah Eherenfeldt and Benjamin Knapp won the Novel Tech Challenge for their medical simulation startup, ReSuture. The company enables medical students and surgical residents to learn vascular surgical skills in a controlled and monitored environment. Their...

Mar 04, 2021 - Patrick J. Davis

Haunted by memories of Hurricane Katrina’s devastation, an alumni couple with deep ties to Tulane and New Orleans has made a $2 million gift to the university that aims to pack a one-two punch against climate change and coastal erosion. David and Jane Flowerree have established two professorships...

Feb 24, 2021 - Barri Bronston

Researchers from the Tulane University School of Architecture and the School of Science and Engineering are embarking on a project that they hope answers questions about racial injustice and its impact on the design of urban spaces, monuments and memorials. The project, “Public Space and Scrutiny:...

Feb 19, 2021 - Patrick J. Davis

Tulane University’s School of Science and Engineering has been awarded a $1 million grant from the W. M. Keck Foundation to do what no physicist has ever done before: see through opaque matter using superoscillations of light in a time-domain spectroscopy lab. That phrase might be difficult for the...

Feb 19, 2021 - Barri Bronston

In the world of plant ecology and conservation, Robin Wall Kimmerer is considered a rock star.   She is also the featured speaker of the 2021 Marcia Monroe Conery Lectureship Series sponsored by the Tulane University Department Ecology and Evolutionary Biology. Kimmerer, a world-renowned professor...

Feb 05, 2021 - Barri Bronston

When four biomedical engineering students from Tulane University were chosen for an internship at the Southeast Louisiana Veterans Health Care System (SLVHCS) last summer, they were tasked with identifying an unmet clinical need – something that would not only save money for the agency but improve...

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