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Driving discovery

Emory received $734 million in external research funding in fiscal year 2018, the most ever for the university. Funded research helps Emory improve and save lives, attract top professors and students, and create jobs and spark economic growth.


'Potato gene' reveals how ancient Andeans adapted to starchy diet

'Potato gene' reveals how ancient Andeans adapted to starchy diet

DNA analyses done by Emory geneticists show that ancient populations of the Peruvian highlands adapted to the introduction of agriculture and an extreme, high-altitude environment in ways distinct from other global populations.

New Emory program will empower patients with mild cognitive impairment

New Emory program will empower patients with mild cognitive impairment

A new paradigm-shifting program at the Emory Brain Health Center aims to tackle early declines in memory, a condition that affects up to 20 percent of Americans over age 65. The program will combine research, clinical care and patient and caregiver support.

Grandmother's kidney donation garners kidney voucher for granddaughter

Grandmother's kidney donation garners kidney voucher for granddaughter

The Emory Transplant Center and patient Jamie McNeil have together created a safety net for McNeil's two-year-old granddaughter, while also starting a chain of kidney transplants through the National Kidney Registry's (NKR) Donor Voucher Program.


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Emory philosopher named Gifford Lecturer in Scotland for 2020-2021

The prestigious Gifford Lectures bring together notable scholars to discuss natural theology. Robert N. McCauley, founding director of Emory's Center for Mind, Brain and Culture, will address cognitive science and religion, an interdisciplinary field he pioneered.

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Giving back on Emory Cares International Service Day

The 15th annual Emory Cares International Service Day, held Saturday, Nov. 10, drew more than 1,000 registrants in 50 cities and seven countries around the world. Volunteers helped with dozens of community projects, including more than 20 in the Atlanta area.

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Health sciences library opens 'Spirit Lives On' dementia awareness exhibit

"The Spirit Lives On: Art and the Mind," a new permanent exhibit at the Woodruff Health Sciences Center Library, features art and photography by people with dementia illnesses and their caregivers from the Emory community.

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Emory commemorates Veterans Day

As cold rain fell outside, the Emory community filled Cannon Chapel on Monday to honor the service and sacrifices of veterans and those currently in the U.S. military.