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Tulane Is a Leader in the Fight Against Fibrosis

Victor Thannickal, MD, (left) and Joseph Lasky, MD, of the Tulane School of Medicine, are united in their fight against pulmonary fibrosis, with a combination of research efforts that seek to create more effective diagnostic tools and find ways to treat and halt disease progression. (Photo by Cheryl Gerber)

PF has nonspecific symptoms that are easily dismissed – a dry, lingering cough, fatigue and shortness of breath on exertion. Marked by progressive damage that leads to permanent scarring of lung tissue, disability and eventually death, PF is often underdiagnosed or misdiagnosed, in part because patients overlook symptoms as mere signs of “getting older.”)

Tulane University has been a leader in fighting PF for decades. Click here to learn more about the possibilities

LCMC Health and Tulane University Finalize Partnership

In January, LCMC Health and Tulane University finalized their partnership to expand access to comprehensive and specialty care across Southeast Louisiana, enhance the region’s capabilities as a destination for medical innovation and training, and provide community investments and benefits. Click here to read more.

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