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Dr. Peter Agre with Global Environmental Health Faculty Tiong Aw
Nobel laureate shares science and diplomacy at Tulane
Nobel laureate Dr. Peter Agre (left) with Samendra Sherchan, PhD, global environmental health sciences faculty (right). Nobel laureate Dr. Peter Agre recently shared both scientific discovery and the concept of science diplomacy during two lectures on the downtown campus.  Agre, director of the...
07/05/2016 - 13:30 - Mary Cross

People across the globe have sipped tea for over 4,000 years. Based in Miami, JoJo Tea company aims to share the brewed beverage’s storied history one cup at a time, making modern tea culture accessible to a new generation. “Tea follows history.” Tico Aran, co-owner of JoJo Tea JoJo Tea is co-...

07/05/2016 - 13:30 - Carolyn Scofield

A new study shows a brisk walk is just as good as a jog when it comes to reducing liver fatty content, important news for the more than 3 million people diagnosed each year in the U.S. with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). Researchers including Jiang He, a professor in the Department of...

06/30/2016 - 13:45 - Faith Dawson

A book from the 1950s helped form Douglas Wiebe’s study of gun violence. One Boy’s Day, an examination of a Midwestern boy’s footsteps and behaviors over 14 hours, prompted Wiebe, over 50 years later, to track Philadelphia adolescents who had been treated for assault wounds. Wiebe, associate...

06/27/2016 - 13:45 - Dee Boling

Each year, one student gives a commencement address at the school's diploma ceremony. A number of students vie for this opportunity and this year we recorded the thoughts of several of them. Please enjoy these final thoughts from some of our newest alumni. Below is Megan Hall's (MPH GCHB/Nutrition...

06/24/2016 - 13:45 - Dee Boling

New research published in Diabetologia (the journal of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes) shows that a genetically lowered birthweight increases the risk of developing type 2 diabetes. The study was led by Dr. Tiange Wang, postdoctoral research fellow, and Dr. Lu Qi, professor of...

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