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Tulane study seeks new insights into panic disorder and post-traumatic stress disorder
Panic disorder is one of the most common mental disorders in the United States, with nearly 5 percent of the population suffering attacks that cause extreme disruption in their daily lives. The cause of panic disorder is not fully understood, but it is likely attributable to altered neuronal...
Jan 07, 2019 - Mary Ann Travis

They are an academic quartet, this new group of incoming deans, and they are all happy to have shown up on campus this fall within a few months of each other. They’ve never heard of it happening at any other university: four new deans at four of the nine academic schools. It’s a rather unique...

Dec 13, 2018 - Keith Brannon

Wound-healing technology developed at Tulane by former biomedical engineering graduate students blasted off on the SpaceX Dragon Cargo Ship for experiments on the International Space Station. Click the image below to learn more about their project's journey into outer space.

Dec 04, 2018 - Barri Bronston

Much like computer models predict the paths and strengths of hurricanes, computer modeling can also be used to predict how phytoplankton move through the ocean or how artificial heart valves change the way blood flows in the heart. This is known as the fluid dynamics of swimming organisms, and it...

Nov 30, 2018 - Video by Carolyn Scofield

Transcript: From midterm elections to holiday shopping safety, national reporters reached out to our Tulane faculty for their expertise. Here’s the latest Tulane News in Review. Tulane political scientist Mirya Holman reviewed how female candidates fared in the midterm elections. She also looked at...

Nov 27, 2018 - Barri Bronston

Outpatient palliative care can improve survival duration as well as quality of life in advanced cancer patients, according to a Tulane University study published in the Annals of Behavioral Medicine. Palliative care focuses on helping patients manage their symptoms and cope with their illness...

Nov 13, 2018 - Carolyn Scofield

Men who are neurotic or introverted are more likely to be distressed after their prostate cancer diagnosis, according to a new study by researchers at Tulane University. The findings suggest those personality traits are important factors in how men responded to the bad health news. The results of...

Oct 26, 2018 - Faith Dawson

Frank Tipler, Tulane professor of mathematical physics, argued on Oct. 18 against the proposition “that science alone can never answer our biggest questions” at the Oxford Union, the famous debate society founded in 1823 at Oxford University to protect free speech. The society has hosted American...

Oct 25, 2018 - Barri Bronston

They delighted in everything Peru had to offer, from fishing on the Amazon to bird-watching in the rainforest to surfing on the Pacific. But this was anything but a vacation. For Siyang Hu, Claire Sentilles, Shreya Gunda, Rachel Russell and Ellie Pepperell, seniors in biomedical engineering at...

Oct 16, 2018 - Barri Bronston

A Tulane University researcher has won a $1.6 million grant to develop a tool that could lower tumor recurrence in cancer patients, especially those with prostate cancer. J. Quincy Brown, associate professor of biomedical engineering, will join forces with what he calls an interdisciplinary “dream...

Oct 11, 2018 - Keith Brannon

Tulane University has joined a consortium of 24 academic institutions to create a new hub to accelerate the commercialization of life sciences research and biomedical innovations. The National Institute of General Medical Sciences, a division of the National Institutes of Health, awarded a $3.5...

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