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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

Schizophrenia-associated gene research funded by $3.1 million NIH grant

March 22, 2017

Emory cardiothoracic surgery chief, Robert Guyton, recognized with prestigious ACC award

March 21, 2017

New heart rate based biomarker strongly linked to depression

March 21, 2017

Higher rates of stress-related emotional factors in women linked to heart attacks, study suggests

March 21, 2017

M. Hicham Drissi named Vice Chair for Orthopaedic Research

March 21, 2017

Match Day at Emory reveals residency destinations for Class of 2017 medical students

March 17, 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

Emory University Hospital Midtown named a Coverdell Champion Hospital for stroke care

March 13, 2017

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

March 13, 2017

Conference on criminal justice health co-hosted by Emory

March 13, 2017

Emory Sports Medicine physician elected as new president of Johns Creek Healthcare Association

March 10, 2017

Single sport focus before age 12 poses injury risk in young athletes

March 10, 2017

Cancer immunotherapy: revived T cells still need fuel

March 9, 2017

Thirty-year-old pedestrian bridge connecting Emory University Hospital to clinics removed

March 9, 2017

Emory receives SunTrust foundations grant to support work with veterans

March 9, 2017

Help boost Emory HIV research for 'STAT Madness'

March 7, 2017

Winship expert touts soy use in the journal Cancer

March 6, 2017

Emory's Liver Transplant Program ranks second in U.S. and first in Georgia

March 3, 2017

A new target for Parkinson's disease identified by Emory researchers

March 2, 2017

Rollins School of Public Health and HealthMPowers receive $2.5 million from RWJF for youth physical activity study

March 2, 2017

Alcohol prevention strategies effective for American Indian teens, study shows

March 2, 2017

RISK study reveals new precision medicine approach to Crohn's and colitis

March 2, 2017

Atlanta Braves and Emory Healthcare announce partnership

March 1, 2017

Emory Technology Transfer presents 11th Celebration of Technology & Innovation

Feb. 28, 2017

Winship doctor and nurse honored at CanCare anniversary celebration

Feb. 27, 2017

Emory evaluating new therapies for patients with AFib, first in GA

Feb. 27, 2017

Grady's Georgia Cancer Center for Excellence receives $2M to advance patient-centered care

Feb. 23, 2017

Emory University Hospital opens new pedestrian bridge to hospital tower

Feb. 21, 2017

Radiology training saves lives in Egypt

Feb. 21, 2017

Brain-computer interface allows fast, accurate typing by people with paralysis

Feb. 21, 2017

Emory renal medicine leader is president-elect of American Physiological Society

Feb. 21, 2017

Are we facing a future without antibiotics?

Feb. 20, 2017

When stress becomes physical

Feb. 20, 2017

Emory Orthopaedics & Spine Center welcomes new physician, expands Johns Creek clinic

Feb. 20, 2017

Infectious disease researchers selected as 2017-2018 AAAS Leshner Leadership Institute Public Engagement Fellows

Feb. 17, 2017

Gaps identified in HIV care continuum research

Feb. 17, 2017

New study determines how long Zika remains in body fluids

Feb. 17, 2017

Spider web of cancer proteins reveals new drug possibilities

Feb. 16, 2017

Scientists show 'matchmaker' role for protein behind SMA

Feb. 14, 2017

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

Feb. 14, 2017

Scientists devise novel way to predict efficacy of malaria vaccine

Feb. 13, 2017

Emory Saint Joseph's offers advanced radiosurgery for the brain

Feb. 13, 2017

Emory ALS Center receives recognition as Certified Treatment Center of Excellence

Feb. 13, 2017

Emory neurologist receives 2017 Pierre Gloor Award

Feb. 13, 2017

Neuroimaging may aid in predicting PTSD following trauma

Feb. 10, 2017

Emory and partners receive NIH funding to establish collaborative diabetes research center

Feb. 10, 2017

Winship researchers receive Avon Grant

Feb. 9, 2017

Emory Sports Medicine offers 3D printed knee replacement in Johns Creek

Feb. 9, 2017

Academic symposium addresses three aspects of improving global health

Feb. 8, 2017

Lifting depression from people with epilepsy

Feb. 7, 2017

Ebola grant expanded from $12 million to $24 million

Feb. 3, 2017

Emory raising awareness during American Heart Month

Feb. 3, 2017

Emory physicians care for Atlanta Falcons on their journey to the Super Bowl

Feb. 2, 2017

Zika virus blindfolds immune alarm cells

Feb. 2, 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

Select antiviral cells can access HIV's hideouts

Jan. 31, 2017

James M. Cox Foundation and Jim Kennedy donate $2.5 million to build fitness center for Emory Saint Joseph's staff

Jan. 31, 2017

School of Nursing ranked first in NIH funding for nursing schools

Jan. 30, 2017

Georgia Bio honors Emory drug innovator with Georgia Bio Community Award

Jan. 30, 2017

Study highlights role of person-to-person spread in drug-resistant TB epidemics

Jan. 27, 2017

Study shows clinical and community-based linkages in Mexican primary care settings can increase physical activity levels

Jan. 27, 2017

School of Nursing faculty member named associate dean for undergraduate education

Jan. 27, 2017

From immigrant health to disability law, faculty exchanges broaden perspectives

Jan. 26, 2017

Emory Global Health Institute names Parmi Suchdev as new associate director

Jan. 26, 2017

Campus meetings spark dialogue on Emory's emerging priorities

Jan. 24, 2017

Yonggang Ke selected for NSF CAREER award

Jan. 24, 2017

'Know Your Numbers' biometric health screenings return to Emory

Jan. 23, 2017

Emory Johns Creek Hospital to offer free health screenings at women's health event

Jan. 20, 2017

Provocative prions may protect yeast cells from stress

Jan. 20, 2017

NIH taps into "omics" capabilities at Emory and Georgia Tech

Jan. 19, 2017

How estrogen modulates fear learning -- molecular insight into PTSD

Jan. 17, 2017

School of Nursing professor's publication receives top honors from the American Journal of Nursing

Jan. 13, 2017

School of Nursing faculty member named associate dean for clinical and community partnerships

Jan. 13, 2017

Vision impairment and eye diseases continue to be concerns for Ebola survivors

Jan. 13, 2017

Melanoma mutation likes fat for fuel; diet modulates effect in mice

Jan. 12, 2017

Emory cardiologist helps rank nation's top diets

Jan. 12, 2017

Emory Vision improves patient experiences with the newest LASIK technology at Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital

Jan. 12, 2017

Community meetings will explore Emory's emerging priorities

Jan. 9, 2017

Blood work: Patient and doctor

Jan. 5, 2017

Emory Saint Joseph's and Winship launch lung cancer screening program

Jan. 5, 2017

Double vision: seeing viruses by both light and electron microscopy

Jan. 4, 2017

Four biomedical research topics to watch in 2017

Jan. 3, 2017

Winship installs state-of-the-art lattice sheet microscope

Jan. 3, 2017

Winship Chief Administrator Diane Cassels retires

Dec. 27, 2016

Budd Terrace named a Best Nursing Home by U.S. News & World Report

Dec. 22, 2016

Threading the RSV needle: live attenuated vaccine effective in animals

Dec. 21, 2016

Emory University Hospital Midtown opens new, state-of-the-art ICU

Dec. 21, 2016

10 inspiring Emory stories from 2016

Dec. 21, 2016

Emory-led Center for Visual and Neurocognitive Rehabilitation renewed for additional five years

Dec. 21, 2016

Menopause: The season of our discontent

Dec. 20, 2016

Rollins researchers convene for regional conference on opioid epidemic

Dec. 20, 2016

Grateful patient returns to Emory University Hospital Midtown to thank care teams

Dec. 19, 2016

Alzheimer's: proteomics gives clues toward alternatives to amyloid

Dec. 15, 2016

University of Michigan will award Michael Johns with honorary degree

Dec. 15, 2016

Breast cancer beyond the pink ribbon

Dec. 14, 2016

Emory pioneer achieves milestone for cardiac robotic surgery

Dec. 14, 2016

Emory Healthcare expands urology services at Emory Johns Creek Hospital

Dec. 14, 2016

How hearing 'twist my arm' engages the brain

Dec. 14, 2016

Leadership Sandy Springs discovers technology, discusses health care during Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital tour

Dec. 14, 2016

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

Dec. 13, 2016

Emory, Morehouse team develops mobile device platform to improve community health

Dec. 13, 2016

Photos: Pet Therapy Study Break

Dec. 13, 2016

Gates Grand Challenges Explorations selects medicine, public health researchers

Dec. 12, 2016

Grand Challenges Explorations grant supports research in global health and development

Dec. 12, 2016

Malaria Math: Using big data to study malarial resistance

Dec. 9, 2016

Congress passes 21st Century Cures Act

Dec. 8, 2016

Emory Sports Medicine experts to host free Youth Baseball Injury Prevention Workshop

Dec. 6, 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

Unlocking a liver receptor puzzle

Dec. 5, 2016

Exercise is Medicine hosts technology and Think Tank conference

Dec. 5, 2016

Emory Clinic opens Vascular Surgery Office and Vein Center in Johns Creek

Dec. 5, 2016

Five Emory nurses awarded top honors from the Georgia March of Dimes

Dec. 5, 2016

School of Public Health receives Grand Challenges Explorations Grant for groundbreaking research in global health and development

Dec. 2, 2016

Emory tennis medicine team plays key role in World Congress of Tennis Medicine

Dec. 2, 2016

Emory Healthcare imaging locations named Lung Cancer Screening Centers by American College of Radiology

Dec. 1, 2016

Emory experts take on the HIV paradox

Nov. 30, 2016

Emory CFAR continues national leadership in HIV/AIDS prevention, clinical trials, drug discovery, treatment

Nov. 30, 2016

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

Nov. 29, 2016

Rep. Price, doctor with Emory ties, tapped for Health and Human Services secretary

Nov. 29, 2016

Emory Saint Joseph's nurses recognized during Evening of Magnetism

Nov. 29, 2016

Upward mobility boosts immunity in monkeys

Nov. 28, 2016

Two Emory psychiatrists receive Faculty Innovation in Education Awards

Nov. 28, 2016

Emory/ACTG celebrate decades of game-changing HIV/AIDS clinical trials

Nov. 23, 2016

Emory receives additional $100,000 gift from Axiom Bank to support brain disease research

Nov. 22, 2016

Not your typical nursing student

Nov. 18, 2016

New study: Toddlers with autism don't avoid eye contact but do miss its significance

Nov. 18, 2016

Emory cancer researcher named 2016 AAAS Fellow

Nov. 17, 2016

Emory Medicine Professor H. Kenneth Walker wins statewide lifetime achievement award

Nov. 17, 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

Emory doctor brings care for children abroad home to Atlanta

Aug. 11, 2016

Two sisters, a shared rare disorder, and Emory

Aug. 11, 2016

'Topping Out' for new Emory University Hospital addition; expansion to offer hundreds of jobs

Aug. 8, 2016

Move More Challenge returns with inspiration, incentives to get active

Aug. 8, 2016

Sylvia Ennis: Surviving the unsurvivable

Aug. 3, 2016

Keeping an eye on Zika

Aug. 2, 2016

Nursing students experience a real-life "immersion" in West Virginia

July 28, 2016

Photo collection documenting early days of AIDS epidemic now open at Emory

July 25, 2016

Empowering the immune system to fight cancer

July 22, 2016

A year in the life: Jimmy Carter shares his cancer experience

July 11, 2016

Environment, the microbiome, and preterm birth

July 10, 2016

Leeper Education Fund

July 8, 2016

Emory's medical detectives

July 7, 2016

New for treatment-resistant depression: Transcranial magnetic stimulation

June 23, 2016

Emory Winship celebrates 5,000th bone marrow transplant patient

June 14, 2016

After heart attack, chymase inhibitors could extend cell survival

June 13, 2016

When miracle drugs stop working

June 2, 2016

Better Choice initiative makes it easier for employees to make healthy food decisions

May 31, 2016

Emory Healthcare Veterans Program celebrates opening of new intensive outpatient program

May 30, 2016

Researchers discover how Zika infects the placenta

May 27, 2016

Emory partners with Valdosta State to train nurse-midwives in rural Georgia

May 26, 2016

DARPA $6.4M contract supports malaria research aimed at enhancing resilience

May 26, 2016

Spring 2016 Edition of Emory Nursing Now Available

May 23, 2016

School of Nursing welcomes AMSN Class of 2018

May 23, 2016

HIV vaccine design should adapt as virus mutates

May 19, 2016

New analyses show where gay and bisexual men are at greatest risk for HIV

May 19, 2016

Vanquishing the dragon: Guinea worm eradication

May 18, 2016

At the front lines of the Syrian refugee crisis

May 18, 2016

Health Care Heroes Awards honor physicians, nurses, researchers

May 17, 2016

Getting to Zero: Experts weigh in on what it will take to end the AIDS epidemic

May 16, 2016

Seeing under the surface with photoacoustic imaging

May 13, 2016

School of Nursing honors faculty and students during awards, diploma ceremonies

May 13, 2016

Zika conference highlights knowledge, but many questions remain

May 12, 2016

U.S. House Budget Committee chair visits Emory to discuss research funding

May 5, 2016

Winship Gala breaks fundraising record for Emory University

May 3, 2016

Novel therapy programs the death of cancer cells

April 29, 2016

Colorful Choices Challenge helps Emory employees embrace healthier eating

April 28, 2016

Scientists from U.S., Brazil, Europe gather for Zika virus conference at Emory

April 28, 2016

Wellness Champions spread the message of healthy living throughout Emory

April 25, 2016

Exhibit explores 100 years of nursing at Emory

April 25, 2016

Emory School of Nursing to offer nurse practitioner acute care specialties online

April 23, 2013