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 Tulane Empowers

Food as medicine
Things are cooking at the Goldring Center for Culinary Medicine where students are learning how to use food as medicine and teaching community members nutrition skills. View the video.
 
Match game on campus looks for potential donors
Students are swabbing the cheeks of volunteers, whose tissue data will be entered into the National Bone Marrow Registry.
 
Little changes, big impact
Laura Murphy, social entrepreneurship professor, discusses the impact of social innovation that she has observed in rural Africa. View the video.
 
Malaria Vaccine Relies on Mosquito Bites
A new vaccine may break the cycle of transmission of a disease that kills nearly 800,000 people every year worldwide.
 
Help a Budding Musician
Volunteers are needed for Roots of Music after-school program that emphasizes academics and musical instruction.
 
Engineering Health in Africa
Biomedical engineering major Bob Lathrop veers from corporate career aspirations to more social ventures.

Kay Yow Fund gives Tulane Cancer Center a $100k boost

'This is a truly groundbreaking new project that has tremendous potential to open major new research avenues.' 

February 28, 2013

Keith Brannon
kbrannon@tulane.edu

The Kay Yow Cancer Fund has awarded Tulane Cancer Center with a $100,000 grant for research in lung cancer genetics.

The award, given in partnership with the Women's Basketball Coaches Association and The V Foundation for Cancer Research, was presented Wednesday (Feb. 27) during a news conference announcing events planned for the 2013 NCAA Women's Final Four that will be held April 7 and 9 in New Orleans. More...

 

 

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