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Tulane awarded $3.7 million to study osteoporosis, mental disease

Dr. Yu-Ping Wang, an associate professor of biostatistics and bioinformatics at the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, has been awarded two grants totaling nearly $3.7 million from the National Institutes of Health. Wang will use the money … Continue reading

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Researchers target infant survival in Cambodia

Richard Oberhelman and Alessandra Bazzano will work with Var Chivorn of the National Institute of Public Health for the Kingdom of Cambodia to implement a novel program to reduce newborn mortality in Cambodia as part of a Partnerships for Enhanced … Continue reading

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Tulane to provide research training in gene-environment interaction in China

The School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine has been awarded a Fogarty International Research Training Grant worth over one million dollars from the National Institutes of Health. The new research training program aims to build capacity for future genomic, … Continue reading

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Testing begins in chlorine disaster impact study

Researchers led by Erik Svendsen of Tulane have begun testing to investigate the long-term pulmonary effects of a 2005 chlorine gas spill caused by a train derailment in Graniteville, S.C. Approximately 1,400 residents were affected. “The goal of this study … Continue reading

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Grant Offers Hope for Hemorrhagic Fevers

By Arthur Nead The National Institute of Allergies and Infectious Diseases, part of the National Institutes of Health, has awarded a five-year contract totaling more than $15 million to Tulane University for its ongoing efforts to treat and prevent Lassa … Continue reading

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Stillbirths Drop after Newborn-Care Training in Developing Countries

The rate of stillbirths in rural areas of six developing countries fell more than 30 percent following a basic training program in newborn care for birth attendants, according to a study funded by the National Institutes of Health and the … Continue reading

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Career Development Continues with Renewed COBRE Grant

By Keith Brannon The National Institutes of Health has awarded Tulane a five-year, $10.5 million Center of Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE) grant to continue a career-development program affiliated with the Tulane Cancer Center and the Louisiana Cancer Research Consortium. The … Continue reading

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