2012 Press Releases


  • Compound Found in Corn May Shed Light on Treatments for Diabetes, Kidney Disease

    Released September 18, 2012 - Compound found in purple corn, a relative of the widely-known blue corn, may help to develop therapies aimed at Type 2 diabetes and kidney disease according to a new article published in the American Journal of Physiology–Renal Physiology.
  • Tulane University Professor to Receive APS's Top Honor

    Released April 21, 2012 - Tulane University Professor L. Gabriel Navar receives the American Physiological Society’s top honor, the Walter B. Cannon Award, at ASP’ 125th anniversary meeting.
  • Sleep Deprivation Tied to Increased Nighttime Urination in Preteens

    Released February 1, 2012 - A new study published in AJP-Renal finds that sleep deprivation causes healthy children, between the ages of eight and twelve, to urinate significantly more frequently, excrete more sodium in their urine, have altered regulation of the hormones important for excretion, and have higher blood pressure and heart rates.