Tulane University Translational Science Institute (TUTSI)
Dr. Whelton is the recipient of the 2021 David M. Hume Memorial Award, the highest honor given by the National Kidney Foundation, in recognition of his contributions to the field of kidney and urologic diseases.
Dr. Ley was the recipient of an NSF COVID-19 Rapid Collaborative grant, which was awarded to four investigators from diverse disciplines to collectively address infant feeding challenges and misinformation during the pandemic.
Dr. He was awarded an $8.7 million grant to partner with local churches to implement a community health worker-led, church-based intervention focused on improving cardiovascular health.
The U.S. Departments of Agriculture and Health and Human Services selected Dr. Lydia Bazzano as one of 20 nationally recognized nutrition experts to serve on the 2020 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee, which will help draft the next update to the Dietary Guidelines for Americans.
Dr. Carolyn Bayer recently published a study in Scientific Reports detailing how an imaging technique that has traditionally been used to detect certain forms of cancer may also help detect and monitor the progression of preeclampsia.
Research led by Dr. Lu Qi shows association between tooth loss in middle age and cardiovascular disease
A study from Dr. Lu Qi found that middle-aged adults who lost two or more teeth in middle age experienced a a 23% increased risk of cardiovascular disease, independent of such other factors as diet, activity level, or other cardiovascular risk factors.