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DNA 'origami' takes flight in emerging field of nano machines

News @ Emory - Thu, 09/26/2019 - 00:00
Just as the steam engine set the stage for the Industrial Revolution, nanoscale devices made from DNA are opening up a new era in bio-medical research and materials science. Emory chemists Khalid Salaita and Aaron Blanchard are working at the forefront of DNA mechanotechnology.
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How immunologist Max Cooper may have saved your life

News @ Emory - Mon, 09/09/2019 - 00:10
A half-century ago, Emory immunologist Max Cooper made a discovery that forever changed our understanding of the human immune system. Now he is being honored with a prestigious Lasker Award for his joint work on the discovery that has helped save countless lives.
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Sandra Garraway appointed to provide scientific leadership at Emory core facility

News @ Emory - Mon, 06/24/2019 - 00:00
Sandra Garraway, PhD, Assistant Professor of Physiology at Emory University School of Medicine, is the new scientific director of the Emory Multiplex Immunoassay Core (EMIC).
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Two new basic science chairs reflect One Emory focus on collaborative research

News @ Emory - Thu, 04/25/2019 - 00:00
Two new chairs in the basic sciences in Emory School of Medicine are the result of an effort to promote and support collaborative research among fundamental scientists across the university through the One Emory framework.
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Three BME faculty inducted into AIMBE College of Fellows

News @ Emory - Mon, 03/25/2019 - 00:00
Three faculty members from the Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering at Georgia Tech and Emory University have been accorded one of the highest professional distinctions awarded a medical and biological engineer.
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Sloan Foundation Awards fellowships to two biomedical engineering faculty

News @ Emory - Tue, 02/19/2019 - 00:00
Two faculty members from the Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering at Georgia Tech and Emory University have been awarded research fellowships from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.
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Support for new strategies to restore movement

News @ Emory - Tue, 02/05/2019 - 00:00
Chethan Pandarinath, assistant professor in the Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering at Georgia Tech and Emory, has been awarded an Interdisciplinary Rehabilitation Engineering Research Career Development Grant (IREK12) through the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
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Michael Cassidy inducted into Georgia Trend's Most Influential Hall of Fame

News @ Emory - Tue, 01/15/2019 - 00:00
C. Michael Cassidy has been inducted into Georgia Trend magazine¿s Most Influential Hall of Fame. Cassidy, who joined Emory University last October as director of the new Emory Biomedical Catalyst, was president and CEO of the Georgia Research Alliance (GRA) for 18 years before joining Emory.
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2019 Bernard M. Gordon Prize Awarded to Georgia Tech and Emory University Educators

News @ Emory - Wed, 01/09/2019 - 00:00
2019 Bernard M. Gordon Prize Awarded to Georgia Tech and Emory University Educators
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Drug Innovation Ventures at Emory (DRIVE) and Antios Therapeutics announce license for hepatitis B drug

News @ Emory - Tue, 12/04/2018 - 00:00
Drug Innovation Ventures at Emory (DRIVE) today announced the licensing of ATI-2173, its leading candidate for the treatment of hepatitis B virus (HBV), to Antios Therapeutics (Antios), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of novel antiviral therapies for unmet medical needs.
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NIH awards Emory $7.4 million SCORE grant for center of excellence in research on sex differences

News @ Emory - Mon, 12/03/2018 - 00:00
Through a National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant of $7.49 million over five years, a multidisciplinary team of researchers at Emory University is working to make the routine inclusion of sex as a biological variable a scientific cultural norm in biomedical research.
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Denise Jamieson, MD, MPH, named James Robert McCord Chair in Gynecology and Obstetrics

News @ Emory - Fri, 04/20/2018 - 02:00

Colleagues, faculty, residents and friends joined to celebrate the appointment of Denise Jamieson, MD, MPH, as the James Robert McCord Chair in Gynecology and Obstetrics.

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Emory Healthcare and Walmart collaborate on employee health, spine surgery and joint replacement surgery

News @ Emory - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 02:00

With a combined goal of improving the quality of patient care while lowering health care costs, Emory Healthcare and Walmart announced today the rollout of a new Accountable Care Plan (ACP) for Walmart associates in metro-Atlanta.

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Emory allergist: 10 tips to help survive spring pollen

News @ Emory - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 02:00

With the spring allergy season in full swing, Emory Healthcare allergist Marissa Shams, MD, offers her top tips on how to battle the pollen and breathe a little easier.

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Emory Autism Center event: Beyond Rainman: Autism on Stage and ScreenHeadline Link Title

News @ Emory - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 00:00

The Emory Autism Center and partners are hosting a free public event at the Emory Brain Health Center on Wednesday, April 18. The event will take a look at the representation of autism on stage and screen.    

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Emory receives $12.7 million grant to continue oxytocin research

News @ Emory - Mon, 04/16/2018 - 01:00

Emory University's Yerkes National Primate Research Center and Brain Health Center have received a five-year, $12.7 million National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) grant to continue innovative research on oxytocin, a brain chemical known for establishing mother-infant bonds.

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Study finds increased survival and cure rates for patients with HIV and MDR-TB when infections treated concurrently

News @ Emory - Mon, 04/16/2018 - 00:00

Patients co-infected with HIV and multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) can achieve similar survival and tuberculosis cure rates to those infected with MDR-TB but not HIV when treated concurrently for both infections, according to a new study published in the journal Clinical Infectious Diseases.

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Fighting avoidable blindness in Georgia and around the world

News @ Emory - Thu, 04/12/2018 - 00:00

Worldwide, over 32 million people are blind and 223 million are visually impaired. Faculty and students from Emory's Department of Ophthalmology have worked in rural Georgia and traveled overseas to Africa, South America, and Europe to provide clinical assistance and help reduce avoidable visual impairment.

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Emory SCDU participates in national Ebola transport exercise

News @ Emory - Tue, 04/10/2018 - 02:00

Physicians, nurses, and staff in Emory's Serious Communicable Diseases Unit (SCDU), located in Emory University Hospital, will participate Thursday in an exercise to test the nationwide ability to move patients with highly infectious diseases safely and securely to regional treatment centers.

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Duel of the inflammatory master regulators: insights for drug discovery

News @ Emory - Tue, 04/10/2018 - 00:00

Anti-inflammatory drugs such as dexamethasone can have harmful side effects on the skin, bones and metabolism. Structural biology research from Emory University School of Medicine has implications for the long-standing quest to separate these drugs' benefits from their side effects.

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