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Maternal and newborn health pioneer Lynn Sibley to retire from School of Nursing

July 26, 2017

Daniel Owens elected to GHA Board of Trustees

July 26, 2017

Child-friendly app gives young cancer patients a voice

July 25, 2017

A doctor's legacy: Training the next generation of diagnosticians

July 25, 2017

Emory School of Nursing named national Center of Excellence

July 24, 2017

Emory names new chief of cardiothoracic surgery

July 21, 2017

Special feature: Surviving the unsurvivable

July 20, 2017

Mutant mosquitos make insecticide-resistance monitoring key to controlling Zika

July 20, 2017

Emory researcher honored with national cardiovascular disease prevention award

July 19, 2017

National Academy of Medicine: Using the arts to improve health literacy

July 19, 2017

Corinne Abraham named director of Doctor of Nursing (DNP) program

July 19, 2017

Emory Orthopaedics & Spine Center opens new Smyrna location

July 17, 2017

90-ton cyclotron installed at Emory Proton Therapy Center

July 14, 2017

'Day in the Life' exercise tests new Emory University Hospital Tower

July 14, 2017

American College of Cardiology: Health care system changes are needed to improve heart health among women

July 14, 2017

Using the stairs just got easier with energy-recycling steps

July 13, 2017

Medicaid beneficiaries with depression incur increased ER visits and longer hospital stays when they lose and regain coverage

July 13, 2017

How young children perceive world is guided by genetics and disrupted in autism

July 12, 2017

Regional Ebola treatment centers talk preparedness at NETEC Summit

July 12, 2017

New School of Nursing Doctor of Nursing Practice, Nurse Anesthesia program earns accreditation

July 12, 2017

Young athletes: Too much too soon?

July 10, 2017

New CDC director has Emory health connections

July 10, 2017

Emory Tennis Medicine Director offers free on-court event in Johns Creek

July 10, 2017

Limin Peng named 2017 Mortimer Spiegelman Award recipient

July 7, 2017

Emory helps a survivor survive even longer

July 6, 2017

Emory names new fundraising leaders for Woodruff Health Sciences Center and School of Medicine

July 5, 2017

Clearing the air: Indoor air pollution

July 4, 2017

Drug discovery: Alzheimer's and Parkinson's spurred by same enzyme

July 3, 2017

School of Nursing faculty member appointed to Edith F. Honeycutt Chair in Nursing

June 30, 2017

Two Emory hospitals recognized as Georgia Safe to Sleep Hospitals

June 30, 2017

Mouse study suggests how hearing a warning sound turns into fearing it over time

June 29, 2017

Microneedle patches for flu vaccination prove successful in first human clinical trial

June 27, 2017

Emory Transplant Center the first of its kind to earn Patient-Centered Specialty Practice national recognition

June 27, 2017

Emory develops national database of clinics that prescribe HIV prevention drug PrEP

June 26, 2017

July: 10 things to do for $10 or less

June 26, 2017

Kidney disease: Study sheds light on impact of common gene variant in African Americans, identifies the culprit

June 26, 2017

Switchable DNA mini-machines relay information

June 23, 2017

Emory physicians strongly represented in 2017 "Top Doctors" list

June 23, 2017

Diabetes: From disease of affluent countries to global problem

June 22, 2017

Elizabeth Downes named professor and MSN program director

June 22, 2017

Lassa fever: experimental antiviral combo + immunology

June 22, 2017

Special feature: Doctors on the field

June 21, 2017

Gene editing reverses Huntington's in mouse model

June 20, 2017

NIH study to examine effects of Zika infection in Guatemalan infants and children

June 20, 2017

New study advances understanding on treatment of pediatric feeding disorders

June 20, 2017

Videos help women better understand cancer clinical trials

June 19, 2017

Summer reading: 8 books by Emory faculty to add to your list

June 15, 2017

Robert Koch Award goes to Emory Vaccine Center Director Rafi Ahmed

June 15, 2017

Radiofrequency ablation treats cancer pain for patients in Johns Creek

June 15, 2017

Emory hospitals earn quality awards for excellence in stroke care

June 15, 2017

To boldly go where public health hasn't gone before

June 14, 2017

Researchers recommend decreasing PrEP costs to increase use

June 14, 2017

Emory researchers explore public health response to New York's 2015 Legionnaires' disease outbreak

June 12, 2017

Georgia natives return to Emory to practice medicine

June 8, 2017

Prospective parents can now be screened for more than 200 genetic diseases

June 7, 2017

U.S. could learn from success of East African strategy in curbing HIV

June 7, 2017

Evidence-based practice expert to retire from School of Nursing

June 6, 2017

Emory psychiatry fellow selected editor of residents' journal

June 6, 2017

Emory among first to use device to protect patients from stroke risk during TAVR

June 6, 2017

New allocation system reduces racial disparities in kidney transplants

June 5, 2017

Chikungunya vaccine trial begins at Emory School of Medicine

June 5, 2017

Murphy receives highest physician honor from Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital

June 1, 2017

Emory researchers closer to cracking neural code of love

June 1, 2017

Veterans Program receives Bob Woodruff Foundation grant for prolonged exposure therapy training

May 31, 2017

Clot removal up to 24 hours after stroke onset results in reduction in disability

May 30, 2017

HERCULES Exposome Research Center receives $7.5 million grant renewal from NIH

May 30, 2017

AV200 raises hope for the future of vaccine research

May 26, 2017

Dads show gender biases, in both brain responses and behaviors toward toddlers

May 26, 2017

Health Care Heroes Awards honor physicians, nurses, researchers

May 24, 2017

Wilkins to serve as Winship 5K Grand Marshal

May 24, 2017

Flamingo research shows birds use one-legged stance to relax

May 24, 2017

'Epitaphs' exhibit to feature Billy Howard's photographs of people living with HIV/AIDS

May 24, 2017

Study finds minority children prescribed ADHD medication more likely to discontinue treatment

May 23, 2017

Television viewing a predictor of weight change in children over time

May 23, 2017

A remembrance of H. Jean Khoury, MD

May 22, 2017

New chair named for Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering

May 22, 2017

NIH awards Emory team $12.6 million for improved post-transplant regimens

May 19, 2017

World's smallest, leadless pacemaker yields positive results in Emory-led study

May 18, 2017

Emory Integrated Core Facilities offering HTG gene expression services

May 17, 2017

Atlanta Sports City "signs" Emory Healthcare and Urban Retail to join project in Stonecrest

May 17, 2017

AV200 bicycle ride to benefit AIDS vaccine research for 15th year

May 16, 2017

Rollins researcher receives $3.7 million from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

May 16, 2017

Diabetes: Fighting the epidemic the way public health has fought HIV

May 15, 2017

Japanese Minister of Health visits Emory University Hospital

May 15, 2017

Invasive lung cancer cells have distinct roles

May 15, 2017

Winship awarded NCI-designated comprehensive cancer center status

May 15, 2017

Emory University Hospital Midtown holds annual Community Stroke Fair

May 15, 2017

Finding mental disorders with math

May 11, 2017

New director of breast surgery at Winship's Glenn Family Breast Center at Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital

May 10, 2017

Emory Center for AIDS Research receives $10 million NIH renewal

May 8, 2017

Carol Hogue wins Jefferson Award for career dedicated to healthier families

May 5, 2017

Victoria Jordan joins Emory Healthcare in quality, Kennedy Initiative positions

May 5, 2017

Emory Saint Joseph's launches Faith Community Nursing program

May 4, 2017

Emory physician assistant elected president of professional society

May 4, 2017

Emory University Hospital surgical/transplant ICU recognized with Beacon Award for high nursing standards

May 3, 2017

Mapping the future of the School of Medicine's Class of 2017

May 2, 2017

Lewin discusses State of the Woodruff Health Sciences Center

May 2, 2017

Curran honored by alma mater

May 1, 2017

Emory School of Medicine student selected for Howard Hughes Medical Institute Fellowship

May 1, 2017

Emory goes all out for March for Science Atlanta

April 27, 2017

AAU report highlights university initiatives to combat sexual misconduct

April 27, 2017

HepVu provides first systematic estimates of hepatitis C virus infection at state level

April 26, 2017

Emory law, global health professor named Carnegie Fellow

April 26, 2017

Center for World University Rankings lists Emory in Top 10 for publications in seven fields

April 26, 2017

Study shows CMS penalties, incentives lead to performance improvements of safety-net hospitals

April 26, 2017

Global Health Case Competition challenges U.S., international student teams

April 25, 2017

Two Emory Healthcare nurses inducted as fellows into American College of Critical Care Medicine

April 25, 2017

T cell revival correlates with lung cancer response to PD-1 immunotherapy

April 24, 2017

Father, son share special bond; both receive cochlear implants

April 21, 2017

There's an app for that

April 21, 2017

Emory hosting national consortium on innovative heart disease therapies

April 20, 2017

Project invites students, faculty, staff to create collaborative vision of health

April 19, 2017

Frog slime kills flu virus

April 18, 2017

Oxford campus drill tests emergency preparedness

April 18, 2017

Ready, set, go! for Heel to Heal Superhero 5K and Fundraiser

April 18, 2017

SIBR program shows teamwork in healthcare

April 17, 2017

For Emory undergrads, learning new perspectives on health is as easy as 1, 2, 3

April 14, 2017

Future infectious disease workforce in jeopardy, despite rising need

April 13, 2017

Expert Q&A: The antibiotic resistance threat

April 12, 2017

Two Emory faculty elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

April 11, 2017

Revised surgical targeting improves results of deep brain stimulation for depression

April 11, 2017

Fecal transplant replants microbial garden

April 11, 2017

Vaccines save lives, but maintaining widespread coverage is essential

April 10, 2017

Christy M. Norman joins Emory Healthcare as vice president of pharmacy services

April 7, 2017

Medical faculty recognized by their Emory peers on Doctors' Day

April 5, 2017

CMS report: eICU program reduced hospital stays, saved millions, eased provider shortage

April 5, 2017

Emory Women's Heart Center nurse practitioner receives national nursing award

April 5, 2017

Becker's Hospital Review names Emory University Hospital in "100 Great Hospitals in America" list

April 5, 2017

Researchers find high cardiovascular risk even in normal weight individuals

April 4, 2017

Meningitis bacteria adapting to STI niche, genetic analysis shows

April 3, 2017

A doctor's calling: Pushing for routine HIV testing

March 29, 2017

Emory Heart & Vascular Center opens advanced heart failure clinic in Johns Creek

March 29, 2017

Spring allergy season is here: Q&A with an Emory allergist

March 28, 2017

Isakov selected for panel developing EMS Agenda 2050

March 27, 2017

Primate-parasite network analyses show how germs jump from host to host

March 23, 2017

Colorful Choices Challenge encourages rainbow of healthy food

March 16, 2017

Hungry Games carnival aims to fight food insecurity on campus

March 15, 2017

School of Nursing ranked 4th in U.S. News 2018 graduate school rankings

March 14, 2017

'Know Your Numbers' screenings help Emory employees learn key health statistics

March 13, 2017

Help boost Emory HIV research for 'STAT Madness'

March 7, 2017

Radiology training saves lives in Egypt

Feb. 21, 2017

Are we facing a future without antibiotics?

Feb. 20, 2017

When stress becomes physical

Feb. 20, 2017

Academic symposium addresses three aspects of improving global health

Feb. 8, 2017

Lifting depression from people with epilepsy

Feb. 7, 2017

World-renowned immunologist to deliver 2017 Distinguished Faculty Lecture

Feb. 1, 2017

Emory Healthcare provided $72.3 million in charity care in FY 2015-2016

Jan. 31, 2017

From immigrant health to disability law, faculty exchanges broaden perspectives

Jan. 26, 2017

Campus meetings spark dialogue on Emory's emerging priorities

Jan. 24, 2017

'Know Your Numbers' biometric health screenings return to Emory

Jan. 23, 2017

Community meetings will explore Emory's emerging priorities

Jan. 9, 2017

Blood work: Patient and doctor

Jan. 5, 2017

10 inspiring Emory stories from 2016

Dec. 21, 2016

Menopause: The season of our discontent

Dec. 20, 2016

Breast cancer beyond the pink ribbon

Dec. 14, 2016

Emory employees take over 3 billion steps in 2016 Move More Challenge

Dec. 13, 2016

Photos: Pet Therapy Study Break

Dec. 13, 2016

Malaria Math: Using big data to study malarial resistance

Dec. 9, 2016

Congress passes 21st Century Cures Act

Dec. 8, 2016

How Emory is redesigning nursing education

Dec. 5, 2016

'Fictions of the Body' helps students see the humanity in health, medicine

Dec. 5, 2016

Emory experts take on the HIV paradox

Nov. 30, 2016

Emory Johns Creek Hospital's Holiday Workshop to feature choral performances, crafts

Nov. 29, 2016

Not your typical nursing student

Nov. 18, 2016

Pilot program uses physicians in Australia for overnight Atlanta eICU monitoring

Nov. 16, 2016

Emory scientists rush to solve the mysteries of Zika

Nov. 15, 2016

Speeding sepsis response: Stopping it in time

Nov. 2, 2016

Emory, local health clinic and corporate partner collaborate to combat diet-related disease

Oct. 27, 2016

Annual benefits enrollment: Employees to pay more for health care next year

Oct. 27, 2016

Learning to love our bugs

Oct. 26, 2016

Emory Dizziness and Balance Center treats common forms of vertigo

Oct. 24, 2016

'Refresh from Stress' encourages 30 days of inspiring activities

Oct. 24, 2016

Shay to speak on Homer, leadership at Oxford College

Oct. 20, 2016

Battling 'super-bugs' to save a medical miracle

Oct. 5, 2016

Breast Cancer Awareness Conference to be held at Emory Saint Joseph's

Oct. 5, 2016

Learn life-saving skills at CPR and First-Aid Marathon

Oct. 5, 2016

Kotler fields questions about dangerous exposures during pregnancy and breastfeeding

Sep. 30, 2016

Biology professor holds meetings on the run

Sep. 29, 2016

Winship Win the Fight 5K: Still time to run, donate and volunteer

Sep. 26, 2016

Emory employees are 'Moving More' again

Sep. 22, 2016

Sleeping and waking up: Anesthesia and the brain

Sep. 21, 2016

Take the Iron/SAAC Challenge and show your mettle

Sep. 21, 2016

For African physician, Emory was a launching pad

Sep. 9, 2016

Global Virus Network adds Emory University as newest Center of Excellence

Sep. 8, 2016

When sustainability meets cuisine on behalf of patient care

Sep. 1, 2016

Ebola survivor urges nursing students to cultivate compassion

Aug. 30, 2016

Stay out, stray stem cells

Aug. 16, 2016