Targeting depression with deep brain stimulation

Targeting depression with deep brain stimulation

Fifteen percent of Americans have clinical depression during some portion of their lives. A third of those have major depression. For a few of those, the entire arsenal of traditional treatments doesn't work. These are the patients Emory's Dr. Helen Mayberg sees.


Reiss wins Guggenheim Fellowship for study of modern sleep

Reiss wins Guggenheim Fellowship for study of modern sleep

As a 2015 Guggenheim Fellow, English professor Benjamin Reiss will spend the next academic year working on a cultural and literary study of modern sleep patterns.

Her father's trip to the moon showed her the power of evidence

Her father's trip to the moon showed her the power of evidence

Emory sociologist Tracy Scott learned the power of evidence from her astronaut father, Commander David Scott.

'Team Ebola' to receive DAISY award for exceptional nursing

'Team Ebola' to receive DAISY award for exceptional nursing

The National Patient Safety Foundation and the DAISY Foundation will award "Team Ebola" with the National Patient Safety Foundation's DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses.


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Employee Town Hall discusses 'excellence, optimism, integrity'

Emory's values of "excellence, integrity and optimism" were on display at the Employee Council Town Hall, an annual tradition giving employees an opportunity to ask questions of the university's top leadership.

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Laney Graduate School announces Eleanor Main Graduate Mentor Awards

Professor Anita Corbett and PhD student Orion Keifer are the first recipients of the Eleanor Main Graduate Mentor Awards, created to showcase the importance of mentoring in graduate education.

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Agents' advice to academics: Break old habits to break into trade publishing

Habits developed in academic publishing can hinder faculty who wish to branch into trade publishing, according to speakers at a recent event sponsored by the Center for Faculty Development and Excellence.

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Photos: WaterHub celebrates grand opening

Emory's WaterHub, the first water reclamation facility of its kind in the country, celebrated its official dedication with a ceremony and ribbon-cutting April 17.