Topic: research

Schally's gold Nobel Prize medal in velvet case.

Nobel Prize comes home to Tulane

Forty-seven years after endocrinologist Dr. Andrew Schally was awarded the Nobel Prize for medical research conducted at Tulane, the prestigious award is returning home.

Respiratory syncytial virus 3D illustration which shows structure of virus with surface spikes

RSV and nerve cells

Respiratory syncytial virus, a common infection in children and senior adults, can also infect nerve cells, a new study shows.

Chandrashekhar Borkar, Jonathan Fadok, Eric Le and Claire Stelly look at a document together.

The freeze-or-flight fear response

Tulane researchers discover a brain pathway that regulates fear responses, which could lead to breakthroughs in PTSD or anxiety treatments.

illustration of microbial species

Gut Microbiome May Help HIV Outcomes

Tulane researchers have been awarded a grant to study how changing the gut microbiome may ease gastrointestinal issues for people taking antiretroviral therapy for HIV.

close up of hand reaching for a bottle on a grocery store shelf

Alcohol And Blood Pressure

Limiting yourself to one alcoholic drink a day may not be enough to avoid detrimental impacts on your health.

Joe Culpepper holds old family photos

Landmark Study Achieves New Importance

This rural Louisiana town once linked heart disease to childhood. Fifty years later, it’s taking aim at dementia.

New Orleans, Louisiana, USA at Crescent City Connection Bridge over the Mississippi River at sunset

Civil engineering returns as a minor with a water-management focus

When the School of Science and Engineering reconsidered a civil engineering curriculum, they brought it back with a 2023 update: Civil Engineering – Water Resources and Environmental, a minor for undergraduate students.

plate with meat and eggs on the left side and salad on the right side


A new study published in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition compared popular diets on both nutritional quality and environmental impact and found that the keto and paleo diets, as eaten by American adults, scored among the lowest on overall nutrition quality and were among the highest on carbon emissions.