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3q29 deletion survey: distinct social profile, high ASD risk

July 18, 2019

Emory Proton Therapy Center treats 100+ patients

July 16, 2019

Emory receives $3.75 million training grant focused on improving geriatric care

July 16, 2019

Winship Cancer Institute awarded prestigious Lung Cancer SPORE grant

July 10, 2019

Genetic variation linked to cognitive differences after radiation for pediatric medulloblastoma

July 9, 2019

NIH awards Emory research team $3.2 million to study eye disease in Ebola survivors

July 9, 2019

Emory doctor awarded 2019 Lupus Insight Prize

July 2, 2019

Could improving nursing resources reduce hospital-acquired infections?

July 2, 2019

Glowing brain cells illuminate stroke recovery research

July 1, 2019

B cells off the rails early in lupus

July 1, 2019

Scissors get stuck -- another way bacteria use CRISPR/Cas9

July 1, 2019

Reducing opioids in tandem with education could lower addiction rates among post-operative patients

July 1, 2019

Artificially intelligent neural interfaces: DARPA funds Emory/GT/Northwestern research

July 1, 2019

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

July 1, 2019

$21.9 million gene modulation research effort targets influenza pandemics

June 28, 2019

Study detects residue of pesticides, antibiotics, and more growth hormone in conventional compared to organic milk

June 26, 2019

Scientists track brain tumor turncoats with advanced imaging

June 24, 2019

Sandra Garraway appointed to provide scientific leadership at Emory core facility

June 24, 2019

Emory physicians represent 55 percent of doctors named in 2019 'Top Doctors' list

June 20, 2019

New CEO named for Emory University Hospital, Orthopaedics & Spine Hospital and EUH at Wesley Woods

June 19, 2019

Emory employees walk more than 2 billion steps for 2019 Move More Challenge

June 18, 2019

How customized antibiotic combinations could defeat 'superbugs'

June 17, 2019

Anti-inflammation approach shows promise for preventing cancer metastasis

June 17, 2019

The whisper of schizophrenia: Machine learning finds 'sound' words predict psychosis

June 14, 2019

Emory welcomes new director of heart and lung transplantation, mechanical circulatory support and ECMO

June 13, 2019

Water filters, efficient cookstoves improve health in vulnerable Rwandan populations

June 11, 2019

'Operation: Eat Right' employee nutrition challenge returns

June 11, 2019

Pneumonia mapped in largest genomic survey of any disease-causing bacterium

June 10, 2019

Emory appoints Allen D. Beck as Chair of Ophthalmology, Director of Emory Eye Center

June 6, 2019

Emory University receives historic $180 million research grant funding innovative efforts to prevent child mortality in developing countries

June 6, 2019

Emory hosts national conference on LGBTQ health

June 4, 2019

High LDL linked to early-onset Alzheimer's

May 28, 2019

Emory Healthcare Veterans Program celebrates expansion, doubling the number of veterans treated

May 21, 2019

Health Care Heroes Awards honor physicians, nurses, innovators

May 17, 2019

Mapped: The future of the School of Medicine's Class of 2019

May 14, 2019

Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital Run for Mercy 5K raises more than $73,000 for patients

May 7, 2019

Falcons name Kyle Hammond, MD as head team physician

May 7, 2019

Chronic malaria shows distinctive host-parasite interactions and metabolic responses

May 7, 2019

Emory Rehabilitation Hospital awarded for clinical excellence and patient outcomes

May 7, 2019

Season wrap-up of 'Your Fantastic Mind' covers stroke and epilepsy

May 6, 2019

Remembrance ceremony honors Emory nurse who served in World War I

May 3, 2019

Consulting club gives students rapid intro to biotech business

May 3, 2019

Two Emory hospitals named to Becker's Healthcare "100 great hospitals in America" list

May 1, 2019

NIH selects biomedical engineer/hematologist for Emerging Investigator Award and $5 million grant

May 1, 2019

Emory transplant recipient raises funds to support organ donation

April 30, 2019

Emory researchers continue efforts to lower drug-resistant hypertension without medication

April 26, 2019

Emory holds flag raising ceremony for National Donate Life Month

April 24, 2019

Multiple myeloma: DNA rearrangements may predict resistance, poor outcomes

April 23, 2019

Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital achieves sixth consecutive Magnet designation for nursing excellence

April 19, 2019

Winship Cancer Institute receives multi-institutional NCI UG1 award

April 19, 2019

Emory Voice Center holds vocal health seminar for teachers on World Voice Day

April 18, 2019

Lenses model valuable for medical education

April 16, 2019

'Your Fantastic Mind' delves into sleep apnea, unexpected stroke and Alzheimer's

April 15, 2019

Emory University Hospital Tower awarded LEED Silver certification for healthy, green building design

April 10, 2019

Bariatrics at Emory Saint Joseph's

April 9, 2019

Bruner recognized with 'Outstanding Alumni' award by Penn Nursing

April 8, 2019

'Your Fantastic Mind' explores deep brain stimulation, OCD and aneurysms

April 8, 2019

Emory 5K and wellness event to offer free health screenings in Johns Creek

April 8, 2019

Emory researchers find probiotics may increase intestinal motility in mouse model

April 4, 2019

'Your Fantastic Mind' returns to explore how migraines differ from headaches

April 1, 2019

Newsweek names Emory University Hospital a 'Top 100 Global Hospital'

March 29, 2019

The importance of puberty: A call for better research models

March 26, 2019

Toxin-spewing bacteria decoded

March 22, 2019

Emory's Compassion-Centered Spiritual Health derived from ancient Tibetan traditions

March 20, 2019

Emory Johns Creek Hospital first in Georgia to receive ACR Diagnostic Imaging Center of Excellence recognition

March 20, 2019

Interfaith panel to educate community, staff on end-of-life care in Johns Creek

March 19, 2019

Rollins leads regional partners in national Hurricane Response Hub

March 18, 2019

Squishing blood stem cells could facilitate harvest for transplants

March 18, 2019

World Sleep Day 2019: Emory sleep expert offers 6 tips to a healthy night's rest

March 14, 2019

Artificial Intelligence: Blue Ridge Report separates fact from fiction

March 13, 2019

Registration opens for 2019 Move More Challenge

March 12, 2019

Emory Technology Transfer presents 13th Celebration of Technology & Innovation

March 12, 2019

Predict the future of critical care in #STATMadness

March 12, 2019

Rollins School of Public Health Ranked No. 5 in U.S News & World Report's 2020 Edition of Best Graduate Schools

March 11, 2019

Starving leukemia cells by targeting amino acids

March 11, 2019

Emory continues high rankings in NIH research funding

March 8, 2019

Implementing PrEP, potential pillar of HIV prevention, in ATL

March 7, 2019

Biochemist Dunham shifts the frame on proteins

March 7, 2019

Winship renews its prestigious NCTN award

March 7, 2019

Sifting through signs of inflammation to analyze causes of Crohn's disease

March 7, 2019

Public health researchers call for new culture of shared accountability for Medicare's Merit-based Incentive Payment System

March 5, 2019

Emory Women's Center expands, opens second clinic in Johns Creek

March 1, 2019

First genetic clue for elusive pediatric liver disease

Feb. 28, 2019

'All of Us' research program tops 1,300 participants at Emory, continues enrollment

Feb. 27, 2019

Low- or no-risk penicillin allergy can be confirmed with oral challenge test

Feb. 25, 2019

Emory first in U.S. to treat epilepsy with deep brain stimulation since commercial approval

Feb. 19, 2019

Emory appoints new director of Heart and Lung Transplantation, Mechanical Circulatory Support and ECM

Feb. 19, 2019

Emory radiologist looks into freezing 'hunger nerve' as weight loss solution

Feb. 18, 2019

Rollins Foundation gift to Emory advances public health

Feb. 13, 2019

Researchers launch partnership with CARE's Tipping Point Project for Child, Early and Forced Marriage Study

Feb. 12, 2019

Emory offers new Diabetes Prevention Program for employees

Feb. 12, 2019

Public health researchers recommend reevaluating approach amid declining US life expectancy

Feb. 11, 2019

Rare sleep disorder brings Icelandic man to Emory

Feb. 11, 2019

Bird flu shuffle probes viral compatibility

Feb. 11, 2019

Emory Saint Joseph's hosts Run for Mercy 5K

Feb. 7, 2019

Public Notice: Emory Healthcare Nurse Residency Program Site Visit

Feb. 7, 2019

Emory Healthcare partners with MedShare to ship medical aid to Tanzania

Feb. 5, 2019

Probing hyperexcitability in fragile X syndrome

Feb. 5, 2019

New Hope for the Opioid Epidemic: Medical Association of Atlanta holds town hall at Emory

Feb. 5, 2019

Support for new strategies to restore movement

Feb. 5, 2019

Laughter may be best medicine for brain surgery

Feb. 4, 2019

Research links fire retardant exposure to hormone-related DNA modifications

Feb. 4, 2019

DRIVe teams up with academic research consortium to develop deep learning software to provide early warning of sepsis in patients

Feb. 1, 2019

Emory University Hospital Midtown wins statewide patient safety awards

Jan. 31, 2019

Emory University's Serious Communicable Diseases Program receives contract to assess elastomeric respirators in health care

Jan. 28, 2019

Former NFL player works through cognitive rehabilitation at Emory

Jan. 27, 2019

Frontiers of the brain: Emory and GPB explore the mind's mysteries

Jan. 27, 2019

NBA Hall of Famer tours Emory's Serious Communicable Diseases Unit

Jan. 24, 2019

Tritt named chief medical officer of Emory Johns Creek Hospital

Jan. 22, 2019

Diet low in added sugars significantly improves fatty liver disease in children

Jan. 22, 2019

Emory Structural Heart & Valve Center announces new leadership

Jan. 22, 2019

Reporter's mystery illness leads to a challenging diagnosis

Jan. 21, 2019

Atlanta Mayor celebrates birthday with gifts to new babies at her own birth place

Jan. 19, 2019

Emory offers free health screenings, physician consults at annual women's wellness event in Johns Creek

Jan. 18, 2019

HPV vaccination rates remain critically low among younger adolescents

Jan. 17, 2019

HepVu releases state-level maps showing impact of hepatitis C epidemic across the U.S.

Jan. 16, 2019

Emory Healthcare and The Atlanta Legends announce team healthcare partnership

Jan. 15, 2019

Biologist recognized for commitment to mentoring

Jan. 14, 2019

Emory's experts line up for game day

Jan. 14, 2019

Restoring vision and hope to refugees

Jan. 14, 2019

Emory partnering with GPB on brain health television series premiering Monday

Jan. 14, 2019

Racial disparities in asthma related to health care access, environmental factors

Jan. 11, 2019

Uncovering more options in cancer immunotherapy

Jan. 10, 2019

Pregnant women and Ebola: NEJM perspective expresses researchers' concerns

Jan. 9, 2019

Emory Women's Center opens new clinic to serve patients in Johns Creek

Jan. 9, 2019

CDC-funded research aims to improve children's recovery from mild traumatic brain injury

Jan. 7, 2019

Pharmacology department name to include Chemical Biology

Jan. 4, 2019

Emory hospitals ring in 2019 with New Year's babies

Jan. 2, 2019

Chemical catalyst turns 'trash' to 'treasure'

Dec. 21, 2018

Seven Emory nurses honored at Georgia March of Dimes awards ceremony

Dec. 21, 2018

Emory University Hospital achieves meritorious outcomes for surgical patient care

Dec. 18, 2018

New Winship Phase I Clinical Trials Unit Opens

Dec. 11, 2018

Researchers receive $600,000 to study poultry-carried pathogens and prevention strategies in Mozambique

Dec. 10, 2018

Emory Proton Therapy Center celebrates official opening in Midtown Atlanta

Dec. 6, 2018

Emory-led PTSD study of combat veterans finds similar outcomes among common therapies

Dec. 5, 2018

Power and precision: Emory Proton Therapy Center officially opens

Dec. 5, 2018

Human migration is a pressing public health issue, report says

Dec. 5, 2018

Smartphone app could screen for anemia

Dec. 5, 2018

The flu is coming: Are we ready for the next pandemic?

Dec. 4, 2018

Zimmer, Stryker set to fight over huge damages award

Dec. 3, 2018

Giving patients a voice in their mental health care before they're too ill to have a say

Dec. 3, 2018

A clearer message on cochlear implants

Nov. 21, 2018

New peanut allergy drug shows 'lifesaving' potential

Nov. 18, 2018

Researchers assess frequency of head injury, evaluation in 2018 World Cup

Nov. 16, 2018

New Emory program will empower patients with mild cognitive impairment

Nov. 15, 2018

Rollins alumna and instructor, School of Medicine administrator, named president-elect of APHA

Nov. 14, 2018

Grandmother's kidney donation garners kidney voucher for granddaughter

Nov. 14, 2018

Emory nursing instructor wins District 108

Nov. 14, 2018

Zika may hijack mother-fetus immunity route

Nov. 14, 2018

Driving discovery

Nov. 13, 2018

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

Nov. 13, 2018

HIV/AIDS researchers discuss challenges, opportunities at CFAR meeting

Nov. 9, 2018

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

Nov. 9, 2018

Emory professor named to Atlanta Business Chronicle's 40 Under 40 class for 2018 

Nov. 9, 2018

Don't blame PTSD for Thousand Oaks shooting, say experts

Nov. 8, 2018

Sensitive cardiac injury marker could reduce stress testing

Nov. 7, 2018

Healing on the homefront

Nov. 6, 2018

Yes exercise really does play a role in weight loss

Nov. 4, 2018

Study: Majority of children unable to distinguish real guns from toy guns

Nov. 2, 2018

Instant soups pose risk for scald burns in children

Nov. 2, 2018

Emory Nursing benefits from experiential VA learning

Nov. 2, 2018

Lifetime incarceration rate of black men without high school diplomas highlights need for better-informed health interventions

Nov. 2, 2018

Marcus Autism Center Director awarded Ruane Prize by Brain and Behavior Research Foundation

Oct. 30, 2018

Mapping shear stress can help predict heart attacks

Oct. 30, 2018

Researchers receive $1.5M to study immunization programs with high rates of coverage

Oct. 29, 2018

Emory Spiritual Health hosts interfaith panel on palliative spiritual care in Johns Creek

Oct. 29, 2018

Emory Orthopaedics & Spine Center adds two physicians to Johns Creek

Oct. 29, 2018

Public Health researchers estimate impact and efficiency of PrEP for adult and adolescent MSM in the United States

Oct. 25, 2018

Researchers suggest a global alternative for accurate child body measurements

Oct. 25, 2018

Emory ALS Center Director honored by Muscular Dystrophy Association

Oct. 23, 2018

Vizient awards Emory's Physician Group Practices for excellence in care in the outpatient setting

Oct. 23, 2018

The Marcus Foundation renews support for 15 physician researchers

Oct. 19, 2018

Hannah Cooper selected as first Rollins Chair in Substance Use Disorders

Oct. 19, 2018

Center for Neurodysfunction and Inflammation focuses on expanding field of neuroimmunology

Oct. 18, 2018

Emory names new director of cardio-oncology program

Oct. 17, 2018

Global Health Institute launches Refugee and Immigrant Health and Wellness Alliance of Atlanta

Oct. 16, 2018

JAMA research letter: New FDA regulation fails to close birth defects prevention gap

Oct. 16, 2018

National Academy of Medicine elects Emory President Claire E. Sterk

Oct. 15, 2018

Emory among Gilead COMPASS InitiativeTM coordinating centers with available trainings and grant funding opportunities

Oct. 15, 2018

Winship names two 2018 Winship 5K Endowed Professors

Oct. 15, 2018

Cells in "little brain" have distinctive metabolic needs

Oct. 10, 2018

School of Medicine faculty member wins Young Investigator Grant for mental health research

Oct. 9, 2018

Industry partnership accelerates atherosclerosis therapies to market

Oct. 9, 2018

How church communities can help lower African-Americans' blood pressure

Oct. 9, 2018

Clues to lupus's autoimmune origins in precursor cells

Oct. 9, 2018

Winship researcher honored as STAT Wunderkind

Oct. 9, 2018

Clinical trial testing vitamin and steroid combination in sepsis patients underway at Emory

Oct. 8, 2018

Pimples could be good for your grades

Oct. 3, 2018

Longtime GRA president joins Emory to direct new Biomedical Catalyst

Oct. 3, 2018

Emory University Hospital achieves Magnet recognition for a second time

Sep. 26, 2018

NIH $3 million grant will enable researchers to tackle sickle cell disease with new technologies

Sep. 26, 2018

Emory Johns Creek Hospital launches "Walk with a Doc" program

Sep. 25, 2018

NIH selects Point of Care Technologies Center at Emory, Georgia Tech for research network, $7M grant

Sep. 25, 2018

Calhoun named founding director of Center for Translational Research in Neuroimaging and Data Science

Sep. 24, 2018

Emory's Laundry and Linen Services are "loaded" with pride and perfection

Sep. 21, 2018

Emory receives $29 million from Wounded Warrior Project

Sep. 17, 2018

Engineers decode conversations in brain's motor cortex

Sep. 17, 2018

Emory Johns Creek Hospital opens 'Fast Track' to reduce wait times in Emergency Department

Sep. 17, 2018

Emory Healthcare and DeKalb Medical celebrate new partnership with events and sign unveilings

Sep. 14, 2018

Gift from Hemophilia of Georgia establishes newly renovated bleeding and clotting disorders center at Emory

Sep. 13, 2018

Brain and spine birth defects prevention far below potential

Sep. 12, 2018

NSF awards $1 million for decoding massive brain datasets

Sep. 11, 2018

Winship Receives NCI Grant in Multiple Myeloma

Sep. 10, 2018

JScreen highlights September's Tay-Sachs awareness month as reminder for genetic testing

Sep. 10, 2018

Synergy Award winners will further collaborative research in health sciences

Sep. 6, 2018

Emory Healthcare ranked #32 on Forbes list of Best Employers for New Grads

Sep. 6, 2018

Emory + Children's Pediatric Institute launches with focus on research and training

Sep. 4, 2018

Special feature: Boyhood disrupted

Sep. 4, 2018

New roles for Emory Healthcare's Peterson and Gartland as health care system grows

Aug. 28, 2018

Sensitivity to how others evaluate you emerges by 24 months

Aug. 28, 2018

Emory renames center Goizueta Alzheimer's Disease Research Center

Aug. 24, 2018

Looking ahead to new opioid treatments

Aug. 22, 2018

Researchers receive $1.7 million to help guide norovirus vaccine decision-making

Aug. 21, 2018

School of Nursing launches distance-ABSN program

Aug. 21, 2018

Group, recreational sports are effective for reducing chronic disease risk factors in adults

Aug. 21, 2018

Emory University Hospital ranked No.1, Emory Saint Joseph's ranked No. 2 in Georgia by U.S. News

Aug. 14, 2018

Emory School of Medicine names new chair of orthopaedics

Aug. 14, 2018

Winship names new fundraising leader

Aug. 13, 2018

Georgia Attorney General approves partnership between Emory Healthcare and DeKalb Medical

Aug. 10, 2018

Global health ethicist calls for establishing evidence base for community and stakeholder engagement in science

Aug. 10, 2018

NIH $2.2M grant funds research on heart attack treatments targeting immune system

Aug. 8, 2018

Emory University Hospital Midtown pilots new wayfinding system

Aug. 6, 2018

Special feature: The plant hunters

Aug. 4, 2018

Mysterious DNA modification important for fly brain

Aug. 2, 2018

Emory biochemist garners $500,000 Career Award for steroid receptor research

July 27, 2018

Marcus Foundation $13M grant targets osteoarthritis with stem cell therapies

July 25, 2018

International panel releases new guidelines for HIV treatment and prevention

July 24, 2018

Global health seed grants support multidisciplinary faculty research

July 24, 2018

NSF funding DNA-based electrical memory project

July 23, 2018

Emory hosts global conference on justice research

July 22, 2018

Overcoming resistance to a standard chemotherapy drug

July 19, 2018

The Emory Clinic opens new dialysis clinic on North Decatur Road

July 19, 2018

Peachtree Road Race cardiac arrest survivor runs 2018 race with physician who aided in saving his life

July 18, 2018

Physicians warn Zika still a concern for travelers

July 18, 2018

Emory's tobacco-free environment helps employees quit smoking

July 17, 2018

Opioid epidemic fuels rise in infectious diseases

July 13, 2018

Fragile X: New drug strategy corrects behavioral + biochemical measures in mouse model

July 13, 2018

Study of transwomen links hormone therapy to vascular side effects

July 9, 2018

Emory doctoral graduate named Outstanding Dissertation Award recipient

July 6, 2018

Combating AIDS in Atlanta

June 26, 2018

Special feature: Sara's Journey

June 18, 2018

Dengue 'hot spots' provide map to chikungunya and Zika outbreaks

June 4, 2018

From Rollins students to CDC disease detectives

May 28, 2018

Emory medical students welcome, honor, and connect with distinguished school alumni

May 25, 2018

Study reveals how the brain decides to make an effort

May 22, 2018

Emory employees walk more than one million miles for Move More Challenge

May 17, 2018

Human health expert Michelle Lampl earns Exemplary Teacher Award

May 10, 2018

Through Coursera, Emory faculty reach broad audiences around the world

May 1, 2018

Mapped: The future of the School of Medicine's Class of 2018

April 25, 2018

Truman Scholar focuses on reducing health care disparities

April 12, 2018

Fighting avoidable blindness in Georgia and around the world

April 12, 2018

Emory SCDU participates in national Ebola transport exercise

April 10, 2018

Georgia responds to opioid crisis

March 23, 2018

Fourth round of Synergy Awards support collaborative research between investigators in health sciences and Emory College

March 15, 2018