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Emory is a recognized leader in health sciences, with related entities focused on teaching, research, health care and public service that include:

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Rollins School of Public Health

Winship Cancer Institute

Yerkes National Primate Research Center

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Physics plays key role in how white blood cells fight infection

Feb. 9, 2016

Emory Johns Creek Hospital to offer free health screenings at Ladies Night Out event

Feb. 8, 2016

Wound-healing intestinal bacteria: like shrubs after a forest fire

Feb. 8, 2016

Ramalingam Named Deputy Director of Winship Cancer Institute

Feb. 8, 2016

Emory raising awareness, offering screening during American Heart Month

Feb. 5, 2016

March of Dimes recognizes Emory University Hospital Midtown for reducing elective deliveries

Feb. 3, 2016

Photos: Healthy New YOU Expo

Feb. 2, 2016

Autism Speaks selects Emory/ Marcus JAMA publication as one of top 10 research papers of 2015

Feb. 2, 2016

Emory Johns Creek Hospital holds open house for new community medical oncology and hematology department

Feb. 2, 2016

Free heart screenings aim to reach 10,000 African-American women, volunteers needed

Feb. 2, 2016

Jonathan S. Lewin, MD, begins tenure at Emory

Feb. 1, 2016

Disruptions to embryonic reprogramming alter adult mouse behavior

Feb. 1, 2016

Emory and Winship Announce Sagar Lonial as Hematology and Medical Oncology Department Chair

Feb. 1, 2016

Emory researchers co-author AHA's first ever statement on female heart attacks

Jan. 28, 2016

Meditation opportunities abound on campus

Jan. 28, 2016

Drug provides better kidney transplant survival rates than current standard of care

Jan. 27, 2016

Winship Cancer Institute joins national effort urging HPV vaccination

Jan. 27, 2016

Georgia Bio awards recognize Emory Tech Transfer leaders

Jan. 27, 2016

DTRA awards $9.7M contract for drug development aimed at viral threats

Jan. 26, 2016

Lipman gift aims at development of breakthrough treatments for cystic fibrosis through Sorscher recruitment

Jan. 25, 2016

Tennis Medicine Program treats tennis players on and off the court

Jan. 25, 2016

Emory psychiatry department hosts special screening of "Touched With Fire"

Jan. 25, 2016

Emory Clinic wins patient access award for excellence

Jan. 25, 2016

Galectins defend against bacterial wolves in sheeps' clothing

Jan. 23, 2016

Discovery of consoling behavior in prairie voles may benefit autism research

Jan. 22, 2016

Winship Cancer Institute announces new cancer service line and names key leaders

Jan. 22, 2016

Can a gene counteract aging and prevent us from getting cancer?

Jan. 21, 2016

School of public health faculty member recognized as most highly cited researcher

Jan. 20, 2016

School of Nursing faculty member inducted as Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine Fellow

Jan. 20, 2016

Suzanne Staebler appointed president of National Certification Corporation

Jan. 20, 2016

Mi-Kyung Song joins school of nursing faculty

Jan. 20, 2016

Emory researchers featured on LabTV

Jan. 19, 2016

Torres named Director of Winship's Glenn Family Breast Center

Jan. 19, 2016

Emory to showcase art and music to increase awareness of Alzheimer's disease

Jan. 18, 2016

New clinical trials website creates easy access to nearly 1,000 Emory studies

Jan. 14, 2016

Healthy New YOU Expo offers exhibits, cooking demo, prizes

Jan. 14, 2016

Emory-UGA agree to reciprocal use of core facilities

Jan. 13, 2016

School of Public Health names associate dean for Academic Affairs

Jan. 13, 2016

Studies show tobacco control lags in Southeast, with perception gaps between lawmakers and the public

Jan. 13, 2016

Inflammation markers could guide depression treatments

Jan. 13, 2016

Exercise reduces effects of depression on the heart, study shows

Jan. 13, 2016

Adolescent vaccine study highlights need for education of parents and physicians

Jan. 12, 2016

Free Emory heart screening helps detect "silent killer"

Jan. 12, 2016

Renowned diet expert lends expertise to national rankings panel and offers tips

Jan. 8, 2016

Study: Screening for prostate cancer in kidney transplant candidates may be harmful, not helpful

Jan. 8, 2016

Study proves that context influences injection drug use among black individuals

Jan. 8, 2016

Healthy Emory tunnel murals offer inspiring backdrop for employee walks

Jan. 7, 2016

Alcohol-based hand sanitizer is as effective as soap and water in reducing bacteria on farmworkers' hands

Jan. 7, 2016

Emory clinicians provided more than $67 million in charity care last year

Jan. 6, 2016

Community medical oncology and cardiology open house at Emory Johns Creek Hospital

Jan. 6, 2016

Ancient protein flexibility can drive 'new' functions

Jan. 6, 2016

Selected brain injury patients to be enrolled in HOPES Trial

Jan. 6, 2016

Florida man receives the gift of life, thanks to U.S. Customs officer and Emory cardiology teams

Jan. 5, 2016

First baby of the New Year at Emory University Hospital Midtown

Jan. 4, 2016

New Orthopaedics & Spine Pavilion opens at Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital

Jan. 4, 2016

Alum's chickpea pasta named one of TIME's '25 Best Inventions of 2015'

Dec. 23, 2015

Study: Increased arterial stiffness is superior to blood pressure in predicting cognitive decline in healthy individuals

Dec. 22, 2015

Study: African-Americans more likely to develop Alzheimer's disease than Caucasians

Dec. 18, 2015

Emory and Atlanta VA investigators launch kidney cancer study

Dec. 18, 2015

National Academy of Inventors elects Lollar, Mayberg as fellows

Dec. 16, 2015

Common signatures predict flu vaccine immunity in young and elderly

Dec. 16, 2015

Winship Cancer Institute celebrates 2015 as a banner year

Dec. 16, 2015

March of Dimes honors three Emory Healthcare nurses for nursing excellence

Dec. 16, 2015

Professor creates free, online, interactive epidemiology lessons

Dec. 15, 2015

Medicare Part D does not impact patient outcomes after heart attack, study shows

Dec. 15, 2015

Coordinating care for veterans with dementia

Dec. 10, 2015

Photo contest winners highlight Emory students' work around the world

Dec. 10, 2015

ICU patients with unknown diabetes have more complications during hospital stay

Dec. 10, 2015

International university collaboration to tackle Ross River Virus

Dec. 7, 2015

Emory Johns Creek Hospital hosts annual Holiday Workshop

Dec. 7, 2015

Negative mood can affect outcomes of interventional radiology procedures

Dec. 4, 2015

Emory Eye Center mourns loss of Professor Emeritus Henry F. Edelhauser

Dec. 4, 2015

Emory neurology faculty again prove worldwide leadership in stroke treatment

Dec. 2, 2015

Provost announces new support for Climate@Emory initiative

Dec. 2, 2015

Hepatitis C screening of prison inmates would benefit wider community and be cost-effective

Dec. 2, 2015

Professor honored as Breakthrough Leader in Nursing

Dec. 2, 2015

Winship Cancer Institute key to four new myeloma drugs in 2015

Dec. 1, 2015

New breast cancer treatment offers surgery, one-time radiation in operating room

Dec. 1, 2015

A day in the life of Emory's first full-time therapy dog

Dec. 1, 2015

The human element: Connecting with patients and their stories

Nov. 30, 2015

Easing "phantom limb" pain

Nov. 30, 2015

World AIDS Day quilt display joined by parade, music and dancing

Nov. 24, 2015

Inflammation linked to weakened reward circuits in depression

Nov. 24, 2015

School of Nursing welcomes inaugural Andrew W. Mellon Faculty Fellow

Nov. 23, 2015

School of Nursing professor releases forensic nursing science book

Nov. 19, 2015

Chasing down the genetic risks of cancer

Nov. 18, 2015

Get a free flu shot through the Emory medical plan

Nov. 18, 2015

Emory employees walk one million miles in Move More Challenge

Nov. 18, 2015

Emory doctor helps and heals a community

Nov. 17, 2015

Study finds an estimated 23,000 ER visits are related to dietary supplements

Nov. 16, 2015

Clinical trial demonstrates high implant success of world's smallest pacemaker

Nov. 16, 2015

Study: Three-drug combos eliminate hepatitis C virus genotype 1b infection in three weeks

Nov. 16, 2015

Emory's "Team Ebola" wins statewide Hospital Hero Award

Nov. 13, 2015

Emory's former director of State Government Affairs, Linda Womack, wins statewide Hospital Hero Award

Nov. 13, 2015

Emory doctor honored for role in advancing interventional neurology at Grady

Nov. 13, 2015

Winship Cancer Institute salutes its heroes

Nov. 11, 2015

Discovery predicts future kidney disease with simple blood test

Nov. 11, 2015

School of Nursing ranked fourth in nation for NIH research funding

Nov. 10, 2015

IL-21 repairs immune function in primate model of HIV infection

Nov. 10, 2015

Cancer metastasis video wins AAMC top prize

Nov. 9, 2015

Researchers decode lupus using DNA clues

Nov. 5, 2015

Emory selected for AMA consortium to create medical school of the future

Nov. 5, 2015

Emory, Georgia Tech, CDC team wins Wagner Prize for strategy to predict vaccine responses

Nov. 5, 2015

Seed Global Health CEO Vanessa Kerry to give Nov. 5 talk

Nov. 4, 2015

Emory will partner with new Regional Big Data Hub led by Georgia Tech, UNC

Nov. 3, 2015

Microbiome symposium explores communities inside us

Nov. 2, 2015

Study finds ballet training may improve balance and coordination in daily activities

Nov. 2, 2015

Public health studies raise questions about impact of statins on flu vaccination in seniors

Oct. 30, 2015

Move More Challenge going strong with two weeks remaining

Oct. 29, 2015

New initiative will prepare high school students for health science careers

Oct. 29, 2015

Emory supports quest to defeat diabetes in India

Oct. 28, 2015

New medical behavioral health unit at Emory University Hospital at Wesley Woods

Oct. 28, 2015

Disability Studies Initiative explores health in Syrian conflict

Oct. 27, 2015

American College of Cardiology: Free luncheon offers Atlantans information on cholesterol

Oct. 27, 2015

Persistence toxin promotes antibiotic resistance

Oct. 27, 2015

Signs of faster aging detectable via blood gene expression test

Oct. 26, 2015

Carolyn Clevenger: Leading by example

Oct. 23, 2015

Rollins professor discovers new search method for scientific literature

Oct. 22, 2015

Orange lichens are source for potential anticancer drug

Oct. 21, 2015

Explore 'redefining the center' with Good Life Lecture Series

Oct. 20, 2015

Emory University Hospital coronary care unit wins Beacon Award for high nursing standards

Oct. 20, 2015

New course introduces undergrads to nursing

Oct. 19, 2015

National Academy of Medicine elects leaders in cancer and infectious disease

Oct. 19, 2015

Georgia Tech, Emory unite to train health care roboticists

Oct. 16, 2015

Clinical trial seeks healthy volunteers for in-patient study of CMV oral medicine, MBX-400

Oct. 16, 2015

Emory Healthcare and Emory School of Nursing launch Accountable Care Unit video series

Oct. 16, 2015

$25 million grant from James M. Cox Foundation aims to transform patient care

Oct. 14, 2015

Emory to lead career development program in women's health research

Oct. 12, 2015

Rollins researchers receive global environmental research and training award

Oct. 12, 2015

Rollins receives $10 million endowment in honor of dean's anniversary

Oct. 12, 2015

From the Peace Corps to public health at Emory

Oct. 8, 2015

Oxford 5K to benefit Michael J. Fox Foundation

Oct. 8, 2015

Emory installs AED devices to help victims of sudden cardiac arrest

Oct. 8, 2015

Transformative award from NIH supports research on malleable cells

Oct. 7, 2015

CDC awards Emory $2.2 million grant to prevent spread of infectious diseases

Oct. 6, 2015

How Emory is meeting the need for physician assistants

Oct. 5, 2015

Winship 5K breaks donation record as cancer patients stage race indoors

Oct. 5, 2015

Experts suggest cost-effective prescriptions for patients with chronic conditions

Oct. 5, 2015

Emory hospitals, clinics rank nationally in quality, accountability study

Oct. 2, 2015

Nursing programs at Emory aim to strengthen veteran health care

Oct. 1, 2015

Emory receives $8.3 million to establish research laboratory

Sep. 30, 2015

Celebrating the Rollins impact

Sep. 29, 2015

Center brings "all hands on deck" to address antibiotic resistance

Sep. 25, 2015

A warm and fuzzy idea for sick children

Sep. 23, 2015

Emory receives record $572.4 million in external research funding for 2015

Sep. 23, 2015

All grown up: Adults with congenital heart defects

Sep. 22, 2015

Bicyclist with a mission comes to Emory

Sep. 21, 2015

Aging with HIV: New frontier, new challenges

Sep. 17, 2015

Groundbreaking heart study may change guidelines for treating high blood pressure

Sep. 15, 2015

Emory Women's Heart Center to host Reward Your Heart event

Sep. 15, 2015

NIH renews $15 million grant for improving vaccine success

Sep. 15, 2015

Emory team part of international diagnostic challenge

Sep. 10, 2015

Study finds women bear heavier economic burden for Alzheimer's care

Sep. 10, 2015

HealthFitness assumes management of Blomeyer Health Fitness Center

Sep. 10, 2015

Premature infant health outcomes improve over 20 years

Sep. 10, 2015

Emory spearheads global health surveillance program

Sep. 8, 2015

Emory Psychiatry partners with Alliance Theatre

Sep. 7, 2015

New veterans program offers comprehensive clinical care

Sep. 4, 2015

Clinical study at Emory tests microneedle skin patches as alternative to flu shot

Sep. 2, 2015

Nursing researcher receives grant to investigate effects of maternal stress on infants

Aug. 31, 2015

Emory Eye Center team makes second trip to West Africa in 'Quiet Eye' project

Aug. 31, 2015

Register for the annual Winship 5K to 'win the fight' against cancer

Aug. 27, 2015

Heart disease mortality declines in older Americans while stagnant for young women

Aug. 25, 2015

Emory ALS Center launches new ALS Ice Bucket Challenge with a splash

Aug. 24, 2015

New ALS Bucket Challenge is "Every August Until A Cure"

Aug. 24, 2015

New anti-aging tricks from dietary supplement seen in mice

Aug. 21, 2015

Former President Jimmy Carter discusses cancer diagnosis and treatment

Aug. 21, 2015

How beneficial bacteria protect intestinal cells

Aug. 17, 2015

Veterans Program celebrates military heroes with the Braves

Aug. 11, 2015

Georgia dialysis facility referral rate for kidney transplants is low and variable

Aug. 11, 2015

Registration for Move More Challenge opens Aug. 17

Aug. 11, 2015

Ribner to speak on treating Ebola at Grand Rounds series

Aug. 10, 2015

Get support, strategies in providing care for mentally ill loved one

Aug. 10, 2015

How white blood cells limit muscle regeneration

Aug. 7, 2015

Gartland named CEO of Emory University Hospital

Aug. 5, 2015

Webinar will help motivate you to stay fit

Aug. 3, 2015

Emory marks first anniversary of Ebola care

July 28, 2015

In memoir, Kent Brantly reflects on Ebola care at Emory

July 27, 2015

Ebola at Emory: An Extraordinary Year

July 24, 2015

Emory and Ebola: A Timeline

July 23, 2015

Taking an interdisciplinary approach to exploring motor function

July 23, 2015

U.S. News ranks Emory hospitals among best in country, state and metro area

July 22, 2015

In Paraguay's urban slums, a new approach to curbing teen pregnancy

July 21, 2015

Retinoblastoma: A white dot in baby's eye leads young family to Emory

July 21, 2015

Antibody-producing cells display 'historical record' of childhood infections

July 19, 2015

Global Ophthalmology Emory extends knowledge to local, international communities

July 16, 2015

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation grant will expand Atlanta CF research partnership

July 15, 2015

Studying blood cancer in African Americans, for better therapies for all

July 14, 2015

Blomeyer Health Fitness Center to change management

July 13, 2015

Simple heart scan may help identify patients at risk for premature death

July 12, 2015

Workshops offer support for employees in recovery

July 10, 2015

Getting to the root of cancer care disparities

July 8, 2015

Notable number of Emory physicians named in Atlanta magazine's 'Top Doctors' issue

July 7, 2015

Emory to lead National Ebola Training and Education Center

July 2, 2015

Emory Metabolic Camp helps young women take charge of their lives

July 2, 2015

Half of all heart disease deaths could be prevented, study finds

July 1, 2015

Emory is among top 100 worldwide universities granted U.S. patents in 2014

June 30, 2015

At Winship Cancer Institute, researchers meet patients

June 29, 2015

Emory study focuses on heart health of AJC Peachtree Road Race runners

June 29, 2015

The other side of technology transfer: Free or near free technology

June 29, 2015

Emory extends support for employees serving as caregivers for adults

June 26, 2015

Diagnosing prostate cancer: PSA testing, biomarkers and beyond

June 23, 2015

President Obama names nursing professor to cancer advisory board

June 23, 2015

Pushing for personalized public health

June 16, 2015

Ebola virus can lurk in the eye for months

June 16, 2015

Paul Ficklin-Alred: Finding joy in the journey

June 15, 2015

Researchers take a major step in reclassifying brain tumors with precision

June 11, 2015

India showcases Emory's global strategies

June 8, 2015

Healthy Emory program will use Fitbits to help employees 'Move More'

June 8, 2015

Emory Emergency Medical Services wins top regional honors

June 8, 2015

Emory heart attack patient thanks care teams for their expertise and compassion

June 5, 2015

First-in-man clinical trial for Hunter syndrome underway at Emory

June 4, 2015

Emory's Biostatistics and Bioinformatics Department celebrates golden anniversary

June 2, 2015

Landmark multiple myeloma studies from Winship

June 2, 2015

Emory's Veterans Program selected to national care network

June 2, 2015

Emory researchers explore the origins and processes of life

May 28, 2015

BEINGS summit builds global consensus for ethical biotechnology

May 26, 2015

Rollins researchers develop prenatal vaccination resource website

May 25, 2015