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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.
 
Photo: Role modeling
Tulane School of Architecture hosts a four-day summer camp designed to expose young students to the architectural profession.
 
Scholars carry Dean Jean’s values around the world
The first Jean Danielson Memorial Scholars have fellowships allowing them to travel, serve others and expand their studies.
 
Creating a Community Hub for Social Innovators
Tulane can play a leading role in developing ideas for community engagement, says social innovation guru Rick Aubry.
 
Got beads? Throw ’Em to Charity!
Recycled Mardi Gras beads that are donated to the nonprofit Arc benefit intellectually disabled citizens. View the video.
 
Best Route to Literacy: Reading to Kids
Author and alumna Berthe Amoss participates in Mortar Board literacy event in Lower Ninth Ward.

$2 million grant expands minority access to cancer trials

Dr. William “Rusty” Robinson, head of gynecologic oncology at Tulane, will lead the $2 million grant from the National Cancer Institute. 

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Dr. William “Rusty” Robinson, head of gynecologic oncology at Tulane, says the $2 million grant from the National Cancer Institute will help overcome historic barriers that have prevented minority accruals to clinical research trials in the past. (Photo by Paula Burch-Celentano)

 

October 4, 2012

Keith Brannon
kbrannon@tulane.edu 

Tulane University School of Medicine will use a $2 million grant from the National Cancer Institute to increase the number of minority patients enrolled in clinical trials for new cancer therapies, led by Dr. William “Rusty” Robinson, head of gynecologic oncology at Tulane.

The Minority-Based Community Clinical Oncology Program (MB-CCOP) grant is part of a national effort to support community-based cancer trials that bring in racial and ethnic groups typically underrepresented in clinical research. The Tulane MB-CCOP is one of 17 across the country. More...

 

 

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