Health & Bioinnovation

Researcher working on lab samples
From its early beginning as a medical college with an emphasis on treating tropical illnesses, Tulane has long been a leader in health and bioinnovation. Today, more than 80% of our research grants are for health-related projects.

Faculty in the medical fields collaborate with scholars in the sciences and engineering to develop technologies and devices to cure diseases and develop healthier communities. A recently renovated laboratory space gives researchers a state-of-the-art facility for collaboration on health and bioinnovation projects.

Tulane research has led to discoveries like the connection between , the use of 直播自慰视频渘erve-on-a-chip直播自慰视频 technology to study and the role . Recent research projects include an investigation into the connection between , a search for a and a study of . And our combines under one umbrella expertise from the Schools of Medicine, Science and Engineering, Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Liberal Arts and the National Primate Research Center to expand and push neuroscience programs at Tulane to the next level.

A spirit of design thinking and entrepreneurship is woven into the curriculum to prepare the next generation of innovators. Tulane doctoral student Nick Pashos developed a technology to . His company, BioAesthetics, won the $25,000 Women直播自慰视频檚 Health and Wellness Prize at the Rice Business Plan Competition. Our students have helped invent SafeSnip, a small, disposable plastic clamp that cuts, seals and disinfects an umbilical cord in one step, in developing countries. A company started in Tulane University直播自慰视频檚 biomedical engineering department, developed Sensifoam, a device that adheres to patients during operations and , more commonly known as bedsores. And, one of our alumni developed Theodent, a created from research he began as an undergraduate.

Innovation even extends into the way we teach. The Goldring Center for Culinary Medicine is the . Our future doctors receive hands-on training in healthy cooking techniques that they will share with their patients.