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University of New Orleans launches Quest
Is New Orleans the next Atlantis? The environment triumphs in the war against corrosion? (2000-01-18)
Joint Mathematics Meetings in New Orleans
Over 1300 research papers, representing all areas of mathematics, will be presented at the Joint Mathematics Meetings, January 10-13 in New Orleans. (2000-12-14)
5 years after Katrina, satellites monitor flood defenses
The disaster that hit New Orleans in the wake of Hurricane Katrina was caused by poor flood defenses. (2010-08-25)
LSU Health dentistry grant to help improve oral cancer survival
Dr. Kitrina Cordell, Associate Professor and Head of the Department of Diagnostic Sciences at LSU Health New Orleans School of Dentistry, has been awarded a grant by the Academy of General Dentistry to develop a school-wide program to teach patients about self oral cancer screening. (2016-09-07)
Nation's pediatricians to enjoy view of current issues through the eyes of award-winning cartoonist
Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist Walt Handelsman will deliver the keynote address Saturday, Oct. (2012-10-20)
Southern Queen -- the untold story of New Orleans in the 19th century
A new book to be published next month reveals the untold story of New Orleans in the 19th century. (2011-07-22)
LSUHSC's Tilton awarded prestigious Hower Award
The Child Neurology Society presented Ann Henderson Tilton, MD, Clinical Professor of Neurology at LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans, with the 2012 Hower Award at the 41st Annual CNS Meeting in November. (2012-11-28)
IT network upgrades support LSUHealthNO research enterprise
The Department of Information Technology at LSU Health New Orleans successfully competed for its first National Science Foundation grant. (2017-01-19)
Tumor registry at LSU Health New Orleans earns top NCI honors
The Surveillance Epidemiology and End Results (SEER) Program of the National Cancer Institute awarded First Place to the LSU Health New Orleans School of Public Health's Louisiana Tumor Registry for its 2014 and 2015 data submissions. (2015-04-17)
USGS Advisory: Hurricane Georges Destruction of Chandeleur Islands
USGS has found that Hurricane Georges extensively damaged the Chandeleur Islands, barrier islands approximately 60 miles east of New Orleans and 30 miles south of Biloxi, Mississippi. (1998-10-01)
LSU Health New Orleans awarded grant to provide early data on cancer in kids
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention awarded LSU Health New Orleans School of Public Health's Louisiana Tumor Registry a $1.3 million grant over five years to more rapidly find and report cases of cancer in children and young adults. (2014-09-03)
LSUHSC post-doc awarded prestigious fellowship
Huijing Xia, Ph.D., a postdoctoral research associate in the Department of Pharmacology at LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans, has been selected by the American Physiological Society to receive the APS Postdoctoral Fellowship in Physiological Genomics. (2009-07-16)
LSU Health New Orleans reports innovations in defining sources of GI bleeding
A team of physicians at LSU Health New Orleans has found that endoscopy combined with the administration of antiplatelet or anticoagulant agents is a safe and effective technique for identifying hidden sources of gastrointestinal bleeding. (2016-11-16)
New Orleans ... the new Atlantis?
By the year 2100, the city of New Orleans may be extinct, submerged in water. (2000-01-18)
Fifth Annual IDWeek brings together internationally-recognized infectious disease experts
Infectious disease experts nationwide will gather in New Orleans for the 5th annual IDWeek Oct. (2016-10-24)
LSUHSC paper judged best of the year
The Journal of Registry Management, the official journal of the National Cancer Registrars Association, has selected an LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans paper as the Best Paper of the Year. (2013-05-28)
Post-traumatic stress disorder 10 times higher in New Orleans than in the general public
Hurricane Katrina was the most significant natural disaster to strike the United States. (2007-05-16)
Communication researchers showcase scholarship, teaching and creative achievements
The 97th Annual Convention of the National Communication Association, which will be held in New Orleans, Nov. (2011-10-13)
While not necessarily reality, perception can cause reality to evolve
In an invited perspective published Jan. 6, 2017, in Science, Hamilton Farris, Ph.D., Associate Professor-Research at LSU Health New Orleans Neuroscience Center of Excellence, finds that the key insight of an important study by Nachev, et al. is that perception can drive the evolution of observable traits. (2017-01-06)
LSUHSC Dental School awarded $1.8 million for HIV care and education
The LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans School of Dentistry has been awarded a $1.8 million grant over five years by the Health Resources and Services Administration to support a (2013-08-01)
Pediatricians support the AAP 'Community Cares' project in New Orleans charter schools
Pediatricians gathering in New Orleans this weekend for the annual meeting of the American Academy of Pediatrics will spend a day fixing up charter schools as part of the third annual AAP (2012-10-19)
The Frozen Zoo: the University of New Orleans and the new world of saving endangered species
University of New Orleans scientists are working on several programs aimed at preserving genetic diversity, increasing endangered animal populations, and saving animals on the brink of extinction--by stockpiling the genetic material (eggs, embryos, and sperm). (2001-03-07)
LSUHSC dental researcher funded to develop better dental materials
Xiaoming, Xu, Ph.D., associate professor and director of biomaterials Research at LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans School of Dentistry, has been awarded a grant in the amount of $1.77 million over four years by the National Institutes of Health to develop new antibacterial, fluoride-releasing, and bioactive dental materials including dental composites, bonding agents and sealants. (2009-05-28)
LSUHSC student awarded top national honor for diabetes research
LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans M.D./Ph.D. student Sharell Bindom has won a top national honor for research that found ACE2 gene therapy improved pancreatic beta cell function and restored glucose stability. (2009-04-21)
LSU Health New Orleans research targets deadly intra-abdominal infections
Mairi Noverr, Ph.D., associate professor of prosthodontics at LSU Health New Orleans School of Dentistry's Center of Excellence in Oral Biology, has been awarded a $1.8 million grant by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. (2014-11-13)
Agronomy society makes $5,000 donation for hurricane aid
As professionals in the agronomy, crop, soils, and related sciences, the American Society of Agronomy (ASA) will donate $5,000 to the American Red Cross, specifically for Hurricane Katrina Relief. (2005-09-20)
World leaders in infectious diseases convene to discuss emerging global viruses
Nearly 2,700 leading researchers and scientists in the area of infectious and emerging disease are expected to attend the 57th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene to discuss the prevention and treatment of global health threats in New Orleans, Dec. (2008-10-02)
Haiti reconstruction will require local input
Destruction in Haiti, the result of a Jan. 12 earthquake, is staggering. (2010-01-26)
First study to show parents' concerns about neighborhood restrict kids' outdoor play
A study conducted by LSU Health New Orleans School of Public Health is the first to demonstrate that parents who are concerned about their neighborhoods restrict their children's outdoor play. (2017-01-10)
New research reveals Hurricane Katrina's impact on ecological and human health
Scientists studying the environmental impact of Hurricane Katrina on the Gulf Coast of Louisiana and the city of New Orleans have revealed the ecological impact and human health risks from exposure to chemical contaminants. (2010-05-13)
Springer joins Katrina relief effort with eBooks donation worth more than $1 million
As New Orleans continues to rebuild in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, Springer Science+Business Media (, one of the world's largest science, technology and medicine book publishers, this morning announced a donation of eBooks to seven of the city's universities. (2006-06-26)
ARRS 2017 Annual Meeting open to media
With educational activities representing the entire spectrum of radiology, the American Roentgen Ray Society (ARRS) will host leading radiologists from around the world at the ARRS 2017 Annual Meeting, April 30-May 5 in New Orleans, LA. (2017-02-14)
Study confirms LSU Health finding of higher diabetes indicator in black children
A new study confirms the findings of two earlier LSU Health New Orleans studies that the definitive indicator of diabetes control, the HbA1c, is deceptively high in African-American children. (2015-02-18)
New Orleans schools fail to provide equal education opportunity, new U of Minnesota study says
University of Minnesota Law School's Institute on Race and Poverty study finds that the rebuilt public school system fails to adequately provide equal educational opportunity to all New Orleans students. (2010-05-20)
LSU Health New Orleans ophthalmologist recommends UV protection inside cars
In invited commentary on a comparative study of the protective properties of windshields and side-windows in cars against harmful UV rays, Dr. (2016-05-12)
Research providing promising new treatments for melanoma
In a paper published online Nov. 30, 2016, in Melanoma Management, Adam Riker, M.D., Professor of Surgery and Chief of Surgical Oncology at LSU Health New Orleans School of Medicine, reviews approaches to manage melanoma, including one tested at LSU Health New Orleans that provoked a complete response in a patient with a long history of the disease. (2016-12-06)
Grant to LSUHSC Tumor Registry creates pediatric cancer research tool
Dr. Vivien Chen, Professor of Public Health and Director of the Louisiana Tumor Registry at LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans, has been awarded a grant totaling $794,091 over three years to develop a system to rapidly collect and report pediatric cancer cases at the local, state, and national levels. (2011-10-04)
Break up of New Orleans households after Katrina
How well a family recovers from a natural catastrophe may be tied to the household's pre-disaster make up and socio-economic status. (2011-05-23)
LSU Health research discovers means to free immune system to destroy cancer
LSU Health New Orleans research has identified the crucial role an inflammatory protein known as Chop plays in the body's ability to fight cancer. (2014-09-18)
8th edition of LSUHSC faculty's textbook published
The 8th Edition of PULMONARY PHYSIOLOGY by Dr. Michael G. (2013-04-23)
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