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 Tulane Empowers

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Alumnus Adam Aronovitz, cofounder of The Cookbook Project, travels the world looking for ways to turn encounters with local food into ways to educate youth about nutrition.
 
Service honored nationally for sixth year
Tulane is on the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for 2012.
 
Passion for social work leads her to South Africa
December social work grad Leah Krandel implements a weekly feeding scheme for her global field placement.
 
‘Teachers make good neighbors’
A 2011 business and political science graduate is using his nonprofit organization to rebuild homes for educators in New Orleans.
 
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.
 
Barataria Bay Beckons Coastal Scientists
Researchers such as Alex Kolker are in for the long haul studying the effects of the oil spill in Barataria Bay.

NIH awards $10.4 million grant to Tulane Center for Aging

The grant, known as a Center of Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE) award, will support the aging-related research of five junior faculty from three different schools within Tulane. 

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S. Michal Jazwinski is principal investigator for the five-year grant that will fund work by five young scientists in biomedical aging research. (Photo by Paula Burch-Celentano) 

 

August 14, 2012

Arthur Nead
anead@tulane.edu

The Tulane University Center for Aging, led by S. Michal Jazwinski, has received a $10.4 million grant from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences of the National Institutes of Health to develop the careers of promising young scientists in the field of biomedical aging research.  

The grant, known as a Center of Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE) award, will support the aging-related research of five junior faculty from three different schools within Tulane. Centers of Biomedical Excellence led by NIH-funded investigators develop and strengthen an institution’s biomedical research capabilities by enhancing research infrastructure and promoting collaborative efforts among researchers. More...

 

 

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