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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...
Oct 07, 2016 - Roger Dunaway

Tulane University formally launched its new Brain Institute, a university-wide initiative created to coordinate and support brain-related research and neuroscience endeavors at Tulane. The Institute combines expertise and research from faculty, postdocs and students (from undergraduates to Ph.Ds)...

Oct 06, 2016 - Barri Bronston

Tulane University researchers have been awarded a $1.1 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to study the effects of aging on the growth of new blood vessels in the human body. It is hoped that learning more about how age affects the growth of new blood vessels, also known as...

Sep 23, 2016 - Barri Bronston

The Tulane School of Science and Engineering is embarking on a new curriculum that will include certificate programs in electrical, mechanical, materials, and computational engineering. Under the program, students majoring in engineering physics may choose one of the four concentrations, enabling...

Sep 21, 2016 - Barri Bronston

Even before she began her freshman year at Tulane University in 2015, Kyu Min Huh, an aspiring ornithologist from South Korea, emailed various professors in the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology to find out what research opportunities might be available to her. She learned of three...

Sep 16, 2016 - Barri Bronston

The 2016-17 Novel Tech Challenge at Tulane University is about to begin, and students who think they might have the next big idea are encouraged to take part. Challenge activities begin with a pitch-off and networking reception Tuesday (Sept. 20) from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at City Diner on the ground...

Sep 15, 2016 - Roger Dunaway

Tulane University has opened the ByWater Institute and a new riverfront campus in downtown New Orleans dedicated to studying and protecting Louisiana's vital waterways and coast. The Institute will bring scholars from across disciplines together to find innovative solutions to one of the biggest...

Sep 09, 2016 - Faith Dawson

Twenty-nine undergraduate and graduate students make up the first group of Cowen Scholars for the 2016–17 academic year. The program, a fund of endowed scholarships, recognizes President Scott Cowen’s leadership, passion and service to Tulane and to the New Orleans community, and espouses his...

Sep 06, 2016 - Barri Bronston

Sarah Gray, an assistant professor of psychology at Tulane University, has been awarded a NARSAD Young Investigator Grant through the Brain and Behavior Research Foundation. A NARSAD grant is one of the highest distinctions in the field of mental health research. Less than 200 researchers receive...

Aug 30, 2016 - Barri Bronston

Six New Orleans public schools have been selected to participate in a Tulane University study to determine the best ways to meet the needs of trauma-exposed students. The four-year Safe Schools NOLA study is being funded by a $2.6 million grant from the National Institute of Justice. The study will...

Aug 29, 2016 - Paula Burch-Celentano

Convocation is a celebration of all things Tulane with a sweet shot of New Orleans flavor. 

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