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Lynch Syndrome can lead to cancer — why physicians don't test for it
A new national survey study in Clinical and Translational Gastroenterology assesses barriers to physicians’ experience when testing for a common hereditary syndrome that carries a high risk of developing colorectal cancer (CRC). Lynch Syndrome, a hereditary cancer disorder that may occur in one out...

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Prostate cancer patients target of new $1.6M Tulane study - October 16, 2018
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...

Tulane experts speak on conservative female voters and other news - October 12, 2018
Transcript: Welcome to Tulane News in Review, a wrap up of Tulane experts quoted in national news. The New York Times interviewed Tulane political scientist Mirya Holman in a story about conservative female voters. She also co-authored a piece...

Medical connection - October 11, 2018
A maze of pedestrian tunnels connects buildings in the Tulane University Medical District.

Tulane University joins regional biomedical technology accelerator hub - October 11, 2018
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...

Lynch Syndrome can lead to cancer — why physicians don't test for it - October 09, 2018
A new national survey study in Clinical and Translational Gastroenterology assesses barriers to physicians’ experience when testing for a common hereditary syndrome that carries a high risk of developing colorectal cancer (CRC). Lynch Syndrome, a...

A Studio in the Woods offers faculty a chance to unplug - October 01, 2018
The ByWater Institute and its retreat center, A Studio in the Woods, have awarded several one- and two-week residencies to Tulane University faculty and graduate students. Now in its fifth year, the residency program provides time and space for...

Technology, trauma experts guide Tulane news - September 28, 2018
Transcript: From ancient discoveries to the trauma of disaster, Tulanians lent their expertise to a variety of national news stories. Check out the latest Tulane News in Review. Tulane archaeologists Marcello Canuto and Francisco Estrada-Belli are...

Study seeks agent that can overcome drug resistance - September 25, 2018
Nakhle Saba, MD, an assistant professor of clinical medicine in the Tulane University School of Medicine, recently received a one-year, $30,000 Ladies Leukemia League grant to study the role of a protein — MALT1 — in B-cell acute lymphoblastic...

Hope for the dying - September 20, 2018
Experimental drugs might offer a terminally ill patient another chance to live, or live longer. But outside of clinical trials, such drugs are hard to acquire and surrounded by murky legal and ethical issues of patient access and priority and...

Downtown denizen - September 19, 2018
The Hutchinson Memorial Building, left, houses the Tulane University School of Medicine, the second-oldest medical school in the Deep South. Completed in 1929, the art deco building was constructed with funds from a bequest by Alexander Charles...

New $2.8 million grant continues Tulane research into chronic kidney disease - September 18, 2018
A new $2.8 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) will continue groundbreaking research into chronic kidney disease (CKD) by Tulane University. A team of investigators, including Dr. Jiang He from Tulane University School of...

Shades of Bluedoo - September 17, 2018
Runners of all ages take off at the starting line of the Fifth Annual NOLA Bluedoo Party/Walk/Run on Saturday evening.

Research, rankings and a really large fish collection - September 14, 2018
Transcript: A deep into Tulane’s massive fish collection and the university earns top marks in U.S. News & World Report’s latest rankings. Here’s the latest Tulane News in Review. U.S. News & World Report released their rankings of the...

Palliative medicine clinic celebrates first year of care, collaboration - September 11, 2018
The Palliative Medicine Program recently celebrated its first year of operation at University Medical Center New Orleans with a pair of anniversaries. On Aug. 1, the outpatient clinic marked its first anniversary; the inpatient clinic marked its...

Tulane experts talk sports scandals and representation in film - August 31, 2018
From sports scandals to representation in film, Tulane experts are the go-to sources for today’s biggest news stories. Here’s the latest Tulane News in Review. Director of Tulane’s sports law program, Gabe Feldman, commented on a number of major...