How dads bond with toddlers: Brain scans link oxytocin to paternal nurturing

How dads bond with toddlers: Brain scans link oxytocin to paternal nurturing

Fathers given boosts of the hormone oxytocin show increased activity in brain regions associated with reward and empathy when viewing photos of their toddlers, an Emory University study finds.


Spider web of cancer proteins reveals new drug possibilities

Spider web of cancer proteins reveals new drug possibilities

Scientists at Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University have mapped a vast spider web of interactions between proteins in lung cancer cells, as part of an effort to reach what was considered "undruggable."

International Voices Project explores diverse student experiences

International Voices Project explores diverse student experiences

The International Student Leadership and Advocacy Board recently completed its annual International Voices Project, featuring stories from students across Emory who come from diverse cultural backgrounds.

Emory Transplant Center performs its first HIV-positive kidney transplant from HIV-positive deceased donor

Emory Transplant Center performs its first HIV-positive kidney transplant from HIV-positive deceased donor

The Emory Transplant Center has performed its first HIV-positive kidney transplant from an HIV-positive deceased donor, made possible by the HIV Organ Policy Equity (HOPE) Act.


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Feast of Words toasts Emory's faculty authors

The Emory community filled the Jones Room of Woodruff Library last week for Feast of Words, honoring 113 faculty members -- from poets to physicists -- who served as authors or volume editors of books published in 2016.

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Emory Playwriting Fellow incorporates student research in award-winning play

"Too Heavy for Your Pocket," the acclaimed civil rights drama from Emory Playwriting Fellow Jiréh Breon Holder, takes the stage at Atlanta's Alliance Theatre through Feb. 26.

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Former U.S. Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey to deliver Emory Commencement address

Former U.S. Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey will deliver the keynote address at Emory's 172nd commencement ceremony Monday, May 8. She also will receive an honorary Doctor of Letters degree.

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The inauguration of Claire E. Sterk, Emory's 20th president

Emory celebrates a new chapter in its history with the inauguration of President Claire E. Sterk. Three days of events culminated with her formal inauguration ceremony on Wednesday, Feb. 8.