Tulane University Translational Science Institute (TUTSI)

TUTSI Spotlight

Dr. Lydia Bazzano selected to serve on 2020 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee

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 helpĀ  draft the next update to the Dietary Guidelines for Americans.

Dr. Carolyn Bayer leads research team studying new technique to help detect preeclampsia

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.