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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...
Apr 20, 2020 - Faith Dawson

  While everyone is still isolating, quarantining or keeping socially distant, there might be enough time to fit in a new hobby, one with a Tulane connection: raptor reporting.   Jennifer Coulson, PhD, of the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology in the School of Science and Engineering,...

Apr 06, 2020 - Alicia Serrano

As hospitals and healthcare workers are in urgent need of personal protective equipment (PPE) and supplies, several departments and organizations at Tulane University are doing their part to help, including the Department of Chemistry. Corinne Gibb, Tulane research associate, and Paolo Suating,...

Mar 26, 2020 - Roger Dunaway

Tulane University is announcing a special initiative to make graduate study more accessible to U.S. Peace Corps volunteers (PCVs) and Fulbright student grantees called back from international placements because of concerns over the spread of COVID-19. As a university with a strong tradition of...

Mar 16, 2020 - Barri Bronston

The massive Thwaites Glacier, on the continent of Antarctica, is more than 7,000 miles from Blessey Hall, the Tulane University building where geologist Brent Goehring teaches such classes as Isotopes in the Environment, Geologic Dating Methods and Physical Geology. But the Thwaites Glacier— a...

Mar 03, 2020 - Barri Bronston

Nicholas Mattei, an assistant professor of computer science at Tulane University, wants to change the way people think about artificial intelligence.   “I hope to ground the conversation about the impacts of artificial intelligence and technology on our society,” Mattei said. “Much of the popular...

Feb 20, 2020 - Barbara A. Kleiss, Ph.D.

Two years ago, the School of Science and Engineering initiated a new department, the Department of River-Coastal Science and Engineering.   As the department’s first educational mission, the department stood up an accredited graduate certificate program in River Science and Engineering, which...

Feb 19, 2020 - Jasmine Davidson

The geosciences field in the U.S. is historically dominated by white men, but in recent years, there have been significant gains in terms of gender balance. For example, the National Science Foundation’s 2018 survey reported a 55.8% increase in women earning geoscience doctorate degrees since 2009...

Feb 19, 2020 - Keith Brannon

From working to develop one of the first nonhuman primate models for the 2019 novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) to designing new therapeutic strategies and nanotechnology-based tests to rapidly diagnose infections, researchers at Tulane University are responding across disciplines to the...

Feb 18, 2020 - Barri Bronston

James “Mac” Hyman, the Evelyn and John G. Phillips Distinguished Professor in Mathematics at Tulane University, is using mathematical models to better understand and predict the spread of COVID-19 and to quantify the effectiveness of various efforts to stop it.   The goal of Hyman’s work in “...

Jan 29, 2020 - Barri Bronston

The dean of the Tulane University School of Science and Engineering and two faculty members from the Tulane School of Medicine are winners of the 2020 Women in STEM Award sponsored by the American Heart Association and Entergy.   Kimberly Foster, now in her second year as dean of science and...

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