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Gabby Navar Symposium


L. Gabby Navar Symposium

Celebrating 30 Years of Excellence

Friday, October 5, 2018

Tulane JBJ Bldg, Room 111A

8:30 am - 4:30 pm





L. Gabriel Navar

Congratulations to Dr. L. Gabriel Navar, Professor and Chair of Physiology, who was recently selected as the recipient of the 2017 Southern Section of Clinical Investigation (SSCI) Mentor of the Year Award. This award will be presented during the annual Southern Regional Meeting on February 23, 2018 at 8:00 AM.




Andrei Derbenev, MD

Congratulations to Dr. Andrei Derbenev, Associate Professor in Physiology, who was recently awarded an NIH SPARC grant. This award is part of the initiative together with Pennington.





T. Cooper Woods, MD

Dr. T. Cooper Woods, Assistant Professor in Physiology, was recently highlighted in an article in the August 9, 2017 issue of Tulane New Wave news.  Dr.Woods, along with Dr. Bazan from Ochsner Medical Center, have identified biomarkers in the blood that could one day help doctors diagnose a recent ischemic stroke, according to a new study in the journal Circulation: Cardiovascular Genetics. This research has the potential to having a blood test to assist with stroke diagnosis.  To read the full article, click here.