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COVID-19 survivors may possess wide-ranging resistance to the disease

July 22, 2021

How promiscuous protein droplets regulate immune genes

July 21, 2021

'Your Fantastic Mind' television series airing in cities across the U.S.

July 21, 2021

Breast cancer screening: a powerful tool for detection

July 20, 2021

Emory Healthcare becomes first health care system in Georgia to perform 1,000 heart transplants

July 16, 2021

COVID-19 vaccine antibodies weaker vs. Delta/Kappa viral variants

July 13, 2021

Emory study shows frequent business travel may increase obesity risks

July 9, 2021

Early-career scientists at Emory seek resilience through NIH-designed program

July 8, 2021

Mapping dengue hot spots pinpoints risks for Zika and chikungunya

July 7, 2021

Emory recognizes faculty entrepreneurs for technology and innovation

July 7, 2021

‘Emory Inspired’: Emory mobilizes COVID-19 vaccinations

July 6, 2021

Emory employees connected virtually during this year’s Move More Challenge

July 6, 2021

Let ‘Ergonomics @ Home’ help keep your work space healthy

July 6, 2021

The way forward: Bridging the divide

July 6, 2021

MOMI-Vax study evaluates COVID-19 vaccination during pregnancy and postpartum

July 6, 2021

Emory physicians make up almost half of 2021 'Top Doctors' list in Atlanta magazine

July 1, 2021

Genetic risks for nicotine dependence span a range of traits and diseases

July 1, 2021

Susan Margulies appointed to lead NSF Engineering Directorate

July 1, 2021

CDC global health veteran to lead Emory Global Health Institute

June 29, 2021

New molecule found in chestnut leaves disarms dangerous staph bacteria

June 29, 2021

The way forward: Rebounding from a wrecked economy

June 29, 2021

‘Genius’ alumna to discuss importance of tackling health disparities

June 24, 2021

Emory University researchers awarded NIH grant to conduct COVID-19 surveillance through detection of SARS Coronavirus-2 in wastewater

June 24, 2021

Emory nurse recognized as 2020 National Magnet Nurse of the Year

June 23, 2021

Campus fitness centers are set to reopen July 1

June 22, 2021

New Emory Healthcare partnership provides more veterans with free mental health treatment

June 22, 2021

Season 2 of 'Your Fantastic Mind' television series wins six Emmy awards

June 21, 2021

The way forward: Sparking educational evolution

June 21, 2021

Winship Cancer Institute names Ramalingam new executive director

June 18, 2021

Emory testing 'mix and match' booster shots for COVID-19 vaccines

June 15, 2021

'Flicker' treatment aims to slow Alzheimer's disease with lights and sounds

June 15, 2021

The way forward: Preparing for the next pandemic

June 14, 2021

Emory physicians, researchers, allied health professionals honored in 2021 Health Care Heroes awards

June 14, 2021

Emory Healthcare welcomes new CFO

June 9, 2021

Emory Johns Creek Hospital expands vertically with addition of new floors, plus parking deck

June 9, 2021

Stephen Warren remembered for changing the world’s understanding of fragile x syndrome

June 8, 2021

Human-induced climate change responsible for a third of heat-related deaths

June 2, 2021

‘Operation: Eat Right’ challenge returns for summer

June 1, 2021

Emory establishes new Brain Health Personalized Medicine Institute

May 28, 2021

American Heart Association names award for Emory pioneering cardiologist Nanette Wenger

May 27, 2021

Through Council on Competitiveness, Emory takes role in increasing American innovation

May 20, 2021

Volunteer ‘wellness champions’ help Emory employees flourish

May 20, 2021

Emory Critical Care Center NP/PA Residency Program first to receive national accreditation under newly designed pathway

May 18, 2021

Emory nursing leader tapped for national Black maternal mortality task force

May 18, 2021

Emory program supports GA women with postpartum mental health issues

May 12, 2021

Biotech consulting club advances fledgling Emory startups

May 10, 2021

Emory, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta launch COVID-19 vaccine trial for young children

May 7, 2021

Emory Healthcare Vaccine Clinic accepting walk-ins for COVID-19 vaccinations

May 6, 2021

Emory testing next-generation COVID-19 vaccines

May 5, 2021

Winship, partners work to expand lung cancer services for veterans in the Southeast

May 3, 2021

Mapped: The future of the School of Medicine's Class of 2021

May 3, 2021

Colorectal cancer screening: one of the best weapons in your health toolbox

April 30, 2021

Human antibiotic use threatens endangered wild chimpanzees

April 28, 2021

Antiviral drug invented by Emory’s DRIVE licensed in India for COVID-19 emergency

April 27, 2021

Georgia Aquarium otters join list of animals testing positive for SARS-CoV-2

April 22, 2021

COVID-19 Community Update: Immunization required for Emory students in fall

April 22, 2021

Winship’s Ramalingam to serve as editor-in-chief of journal CANCER

April 22, 2021

NIAID grants $11 million to Emory to investigate stealthy antibiotic resistance

April 21, 2021

New Emory Telehealth EMS program aims to improve rural Georgia emergency care

April 20, 2021

Physicists develop theoretical model for neural activity of mouse brain

April 19, 2021

Emory Transplant Center honors gift of life with flag raising event

April 15, 2021

New linear accelerator offers cancer patients high-tech treatment at Emory Decatur Hospital

April 14, 2021

New Georgia COVID-19 data adds important local dimension to national tracking tool

April 14, 2021

Brown family gift to Emory bolsters human health innovation, increases representation of women in business

April 14, 2021

Addiction Alliance of Georgia launches prevention collaborative in Atlanta school

April 13, 2021

Rollins gift to establish urgent care center for Winship cancer patients

April 8, 2021

April 8 COVID-19 Community Update: Progression to “yellow” status

April 8, 2021

FSAP launches two new programs to help with stress management

April 8, 2021

Emory part of consortium developing model of care plan for future pandemics

April 6, 2021

Emory participating in Moderna COVID-19 variant vaccine study

April 1, 2021

Emory Healthcare administers 100,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine

March 25, 2021

March 24 COVID-19 Community Update: Expanded vaccine eligibility

March 24, 2021

Heritable traits that appear in teen years raise risk for adult cannabis use

March 23, 2021

How two SARS-CoV-2 variants affect antibodies from vaccines

March 22, 2021

Emory Johns Creek Hospital earns Level II Emergency Cardiac Care Center Designation

March 18, 2021

Drug launched at Emory reduces virus that causes COVID-19 to undetectable levels

March 17, 2021

Transfer of COVID-19 antibodies from pregnant women to newborns lower than expected

March 15, 2021

Two Emory surgical centers named in Newsweek’s list of America’s Best Ambulatory Surgery Centers 2021

March 15, 2021

Study shows community exposure as greatest risk of COVID-19 infection in health care workers, not health care setting

March 11, 2021

Emory epidemiologist braves Alaskan tundra for COVID-19 testing at Iditarod

March 11, 2021

Water temperature key to schistosomiasis risk and prevention strategies

March 11, 2021

Emory Johns Creek Hospital adds new surgical robot for minimally invasive surgery

March 10, 2021

Emory Saint Joseph’s Hospital first in Georgia to use new robot to help diagnose and treat lung cancers earlier

March 10, 2021

March 9 COVID-19 Community Update: Changes to Georgia’s vaccine distribution plan and Emory’s response

March 9, 2021

COVID-19 antibody study: 1/8 in USA infected by October 2020

March 8, 2021

Three Emory hospitals named top U.S. and Georgia hospitals by Newsweek

March 5, 2021

Vote for Emory in STAT Madness and give COVID-19 a one-two punch!

March 1, 2021

Emory pilot study to evaluate freezing procedure for patients with Type 2 diabetes

March 1, 2021

Infant mortality consortium, pioneered by Emory-Ethiopia Partnership, receives $4.5 million grant

March 1, 2021

Emory University Hospital Midtown designated a Level I Emergency Cardiac Care Center by state

Feb. 26, 2021

Emory Healthcare, Atlanta Falcons open new clinic and sports performance and research center

Feb. 25, 2021

Feb. 24 COVID-19 Community Update: How Emory is helping lead vaccine efforts

Feb. 24, 2021

Experts use innovative robotic technology to more effectively treat head, neck and urologic cancers at Emory University Hospital Midtown

Feb. 24, 2021

Join the movement with Emory’s Move More Challenge

Feb. 23, 2021

Findings show clinical trial testing vitamins and steroid combination in sepsis patients did not improve recovery, organ failure or death

Feb. 23, 2021

Emory Healthcare teams up with Matt Ryan and the Atlanta Falcons to tackle heart disease

Feb. 22, 2021

Emory rises in rankings of federal research funding, research group says

Feb. 22, 2021

Emory Healthcare and Emory hospitals win statewide patient safety awards

Feb. 22, 2021

International study finds increased COVID-19 mortality among adults with Down syndrome

Feb. 22, 2021

Emory, Curry College researchers examine role of COVID-19 antibodies on reinfection

Feb. 19, 2021

An ounce of prevention = a pound of cure

Feb. 17, 2021

Rouphael appointed Hope Clinic executive director

Feb. 15, 2021

NIH grant funds Emory work on indoor air sensor for SARS-CoV-2

Feb. 15, 2021

Emory Department of Pediatrics leads nation in NIH research funding

Feb. 11, 2021

Emory launches new vaccination tracker as part of its online health equity dashboard

Feb. 10, 2021

Cancer and its treatment could impact survivors’ ability to work, says national report

Feb. 10, 2021

Feb. 9 COVID-19 Community Update: Vaccines and variants

Feb. 9, 2021

Healing our 'two traumas'

Feb. 9, 2021

COVID-19 missteps could be used to help strengthen science and public health, experts say

Feb. 9, 2021

SARS-CoV-2 variants: CDC, private foundations support genomic surveillance

Feb. 5, 2021

Emory expanding post-COVID clinics for 'long haulers'

Feb. 5, 2021

Emory-developed COVID-19 vaccine safe, effective in animal models

Feb. 4, 2021

Atlanta Falcons invite local health care heroes to attend Super Bowl LV

Feb. 3, 2021

COVID-19 Community Update: Feb. 3, 2021

Feb. 3, 2021

Community exposure, Black race help predict health care worker risk for positive COVID-19 antibody tests

Feb. 2, 2021

Emory, Morningside Foundation join forces on competition to solve critical global health challenges

Feb. 1, 2021

Viral sequencing can reveal how SARS-CoV-2 spreads and evolves

Jan. 28, 2021

Low-dose aspirin may improve pregnancy chances for women with one or two prior miscarriages

Jan. 28, 2021

Anonymous cell phone data can quantify behavioral changes for flu-like illnesses

Jan. 27, 2021

William McDonald named interim chair of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Jan. 25, 2021

Virtual town hall highlights COVID-19 vaccine news

Jan. 25, 2021

Wellness Champions keep Emory employees engaged and connected

Jan. 25, 2021

Presidential inauguration features boy who played trumpet to inspire health care workers

Jan. 20, 2021

Emory infectious disease leaders appointed to direct Center for AIDS Research

Jan. 19, 2021

WHO, Emory experts discuss COVID-19 challenges in Facebook Live event

Jan. 14, 2021

Diabetes Prevention Program promotes strategies for healthy living

Jan. 14, 2021

San Diego Zoo gorillas contract COVID-19, raising alarms for great apes in the wild

Jan. 14, 2021

Just another common cold virus? Modeling SARS-CoV-2’s future fade

Jan. 12, 2021

Emory ranks 5th among U.S. universities for infectious diseases program

Jan. 12, 2021

Emory hospitals ring in 2021 with first New Year’s babies

Jan. 1, 2021

Emory begins Phase 3 study of Novavax COVID-19 vaccine

Dec. 29, 2020

Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University announces interim executive director

Dec. 21, 2020

Emory Healthcare administers first COVID-19 vaccinations to its frontline health care workers

Dec. 17, 2020

Emory University hosts COVID-19 vaccine town hall

Dec. 17, 2020

Emory Healthy Kitchen Collaborative recognized at Teaching Kitchen Research Conference

Dec. 17, 2020

Emory Healthcare collaborates with CoachSafely to reduce youth sports-related injuries

Dec. 16, 2020

Jonathan Lewin named a 2020 'Most Admired CEO' by Atlanta Business Chronicle

Dec. 16, 2020

MEDIA ADVISORY: Jamieson to speak on pregnancy during the pandemic at upcoming webinar

Dec. 15, 2020

Baricitinib speeds COVID-19 recovery in NIAID trial

Dec. 14, 2020

COVID-19 vaccine rollout demands 'unprecedented' level of communication with U.S. public

Dec. 10, 2020

Some postmenopausal women with breast cancer may forgo chemotherapy, Emory researcher says

Dec. 9, 2020

Let FSAP help you focus on self-care during the holiday season

Dec. 9, 2020

Free COVID-19 test offered as part of Emory research study

Dec. 9, 2020

'Sleep better! Feel better!' challenge encourages employees to rejuvenate by prioritizing rest

Dec. 8, 2020

Emory, Georgia Tech share in McCamish Foundation commitment for Parkinson’s research

Dec. 7, 2020

Emory Proton Therapy Center honors patients on second anniversary

Dec. 7, 2020

Emory researchers elected to the American Association for the Advancement of Science

Dec. 2, 2020

Emory receives NIH funding for HIV Clinical Trials Unit, including four HIV/AIDS clinical research sites

Dec. 1, 2020

Emory Healthcare nurses honored by March of Dimes at 2020 Georgia Nurse of the Year event

Dec. 1, 2020

From hospital menu to holiday cookbook

Nov. 30, 2020

Engineered 'stealth bomber' virus could be new weapon against metastatic cancer

Nov. 30, 2020

Emory Healthcare joins major health systems across U.S. in #MaskUp campaign

Nov. 20, 2020

Major review of plants' role in antibacterial activity clears new paths for drug discovery

Nov. 18, 2020

Vaccine tested at Emory highly effective in preventing COVID-19, study says

Nov. 17, 2020

Science Gallery Atlanta launches video series on coping and resilience

Nov. 17, 2020

Great American Smokeout 2020: Get the support you need to quit today

Nov. 17, 2020

Robotic imaging system helps support personalized care at Emory Saint Joseph’s Hospital

Nov. 17, 2020

Have a nutrition question? Get answers from 'Ask the RD'

Nov. 16, 2020

Warp Speed chief visits Emory, urges participation in COVID vaccine trials

Nov. 13, 2020

Emory Healthcare Veterans Program celebrates five years, expands services to 13 states

Nov. 11, 2020

University Research Committee accepting proposals for 2021-22

Nov. 10, 2020

Return to sports after COVID-19: cardiologists’ recommendations

Nov. 9, 2020

Taking math by storm: Talea Mayo models how climate change may affect our coasts

Nov. 2, 2020

U.S. News & World Report names Budd Terrace at Wesley Woods a 2020-21 Best Nursing Home

Nov. 2, 2020

Emory begins advanced stage clinical trial for another COVID-19 vaccine

Oct. 29, 2020

Research roundup: Recent grants and publications for Emory faculty and staff

Oct. 29, 2020

New lead screening method zooms in on highest-risk areas in Georgia

Oct. 27, 2020

Learn how to be an ergonomics hero at home

Oct. 26, 2020

Emory Saint Joseph’s Hospital first in metro Atlanta to receive state’s highest designation for emergency cardiac care

Oct. 26, 2020

Modern Healthcare names young Emory Healthcare executive in Top 25 Emerging Leaders list

Oct. 23, 2020

Science Gallery Atlanta to open with interactive exhibition on addiction and recovery

Oct. 22, 2020

Georgia Research Alliance supporting two new scholars at Emory

Oct. 22, 2020

National Academy of Medicine elects two Emory researchers in 2020 class

Oct. 19, 2020

Emory helps establish national standard of care for COVID-19 treatment

Oct. 15, 2020

NCI awarding Emory $9.9 million to study cancer, autoimmune intersection with COVID-19

Oct. 15, 2020

Monoclonal antibodies for COVID-19: Emory experts explain experimental treatment

Oct. 13, 2020

More than $18,000 in devices donated to Emory Saint Joseph’s Hospital, helping connect patients with family

Oct. 12, 2020

Emory expands access to free, anytime health services for all students

Oct. 7, 2020

Immune cell activation in severe COVID-19 resembles lupus

Oct. 7, 2020

Emory shares in $18.2 million NIH award to continue work on COVID-19 tests

Oct. 5, 2020

Emory Johns Creek Hospital opens second state-of-the-art interventional radiology suite

Oct. 1, 2020

Emory Fragile X Center: $8 million NIH grant supports next-generation neuroscience

Oct. 1, 2020

Study: Achilles tendon rupture does not mean end of professional sports career

Sep. 30, 2020

MEDIA ADVISORY: Emory and AEI StartUp Factory host virtual series of COVID-19 Health Talks in October

Sep. 30, 2020

Find ways to 'Refresh from Stress' even in challenging times

Sep. 29, 2020

COVID-19 vaccine tested at Emory spurs immune response in older adults

Sep. 29, 2020

Emory Healthcare, Hazelden Betty Ford unite to create Addiction Alliance of Georgia

Sep. 23, 2020

Unexplained strokes, delayed symptoms recognition found in study on COVID-19 and ischemic stroke

Sep. 21, 2020

Emory first in Georgia to offer patients access to new PET/CT scanner for improved diagnosis and treatment

Sep. 21, 2020

Emory, Fulton County study shows importance of proactive COVID-19 testing to prevent further infection

Sep. 17, 2020

Active Works invites employees to make the active choice

Sep. 17, 2020

Experiments reveal why human-like robots elicit uncanny feelings

Sep. 14, 2020

Emmy awarded to 'Your Fantastic Mind' TV series on brain health

Sep. 13, 2020

Second Lady Karen Pence tours Emory Healthcare Veterans Program

Sep. 11, 2020

Coffee Regional Medical Center strengthens relationship with Emory Healthcare Affiliate Network; adds new bariatric program supported by Emory

Sep. 10, 2020

How COVID-19 impacts the brain

Sep. 9, 2020

High antiviral antibody levels may herald pediatric COVID-19 complication

Sep. 8, 2020

New Synergy awardees represent spirit of partnership in COVID-19 research

Sep. 4, 2020

Emory supports nursing reforms in Ethiopia, with guidance from Kenya

Sep. 4, 2020

Emory immunologist Max Cooper to deliver 2020 Distinguished Faculty Lecture

Sep. 2, 2020

'Your Fantastic Mind' TV series features Emory's work on COVID-19, opioid crisis and more

Sep. 2, 2020

2020 Winship Win the Fight 5K Walk/Run will be virtual

Sep. 1, 2020

Lilicia Bailey named chief human resources officer for Emory Healthcare

Sep. 1, 2020

Emory receives $3.17 million from the NIH to strengthen career development in women’s health research

Aug. 31, 2020

Research roundup: Recent grants and publications for Emory faculty and staff

Aug. 27, 2020

Acclaim: Recent honors for Emory faculty and staff

Aug. 25, 2020

Emory Healthcare first in Georgia to introduce device to attach a leg prosthesis directly to the bone for patients

Aug. 24, 2020

Dane Peterson named president of Emory Healthcare

Aug. 20, 2020

Yerkes genomics research will help predict COVID-19 disease severity, inform treatment decisions

Aug. 20, 2020

Patients battling opioid addiction in central Appalachia face issues accessing drug treatment

Aug. 20, 2020

Telehealth visits soar as Emory Healthcare keeps patients and doctors connected during pandemic

Aug. 14, 2020

Seasonal flu vaccinations don’t 'stick' long-term in bone marrow

Aug. 13, 2020

Emory partners with Mexican Consulate in Atlanta to address COVID-19 disparities in Latinx community

Aug. 4, 2020

Nelson Oyesiku awarded inaugural Daniel Louis Barrow endowed chair

Aug. 3, 2020

Emory Healthcare names new director of Emory MBNA Stroke Center

July 31, 2020

Riney Foundation gives $7.8 million to Winship for multiple myeloma research

July 30, 2020

U.S. News ranks Emory University Hospital No. 1 and Emory Saint Joseph’s No. 2 in Georgia

July 28, 2020

Highly invasive lung cancer cells have longer 'fingers'

July 26, 2020

Nationwide All of Us research database now available to Emory researchers, part of a beta test

July 24, 2020

Investigational drug for genetic form of ALS showing early promise, trial indicates

July 23, 2020

Medical students help deliver COVID-19 research through infographics

July 16, 2020

Beautyberry leaf extract restores drug's power to fight 'superbug'

July 16, 2020

Research Roundup: Recent grants and publications for Emory faculty and staff

July 15, 2020

COVID-19 vaccine tested at Emory is safe, generates immune response, early results show

July 14, 2020

Acclaim: Recent honors for Emory faculty and staff

July 9, 2020

World Zoonoses Day: 'We have to act now to avoid even bigger catastrophes'

July 2, 2020

Emory team brings COVID-19 testing, education to poultry workers in rural Ga.

July 1, 2020

Healthy Emory’s Diabetes Prevention Program still makes a difference online

July 1, 2020

Emory-led consortium explores brain and behavior, across the tree of life

June 16, 2020

Emory, state of Georgia collaborate on COVID-19 response

June 16, 2020

Research roundup: Recent grants and publications for Emory faculty and staff

June 15, 2020

Acclaim: Recent honors for Emory faculty and staff

June 15, 2020

COVID-19 research: Emory’s work spans the gamut, from bench to bedside

June 12, 2020

Stay healthy with Journeys programs, personalized virtual coaching

June 4, 2020

Emory employees got moving – virtually – during the 5th annual Move More Challenge

June 2, 2020

'Operation: Eat Right' nutrition challenge keeps employees on track for the summer

June 2, 2020

Behavioral studies in era of COVID-19 raise new concerns about diversity

May 26, 2020

All Hands on Deck: The Zoom experts

May 26, 2020

'Health Behind Locked Doors' course explores incarceration, institutionalization

May 26, 2020

Scientists identify chemicals in noxious weed that 'disarm' deadly bacteria

May 22, 2020

Acclaim: Recent honors for Emory faculty and staff

May 18, 2020

Research roundup: Recent grants and publications for Emory faculty and staff

May 15, 2020

Drive-through COVID-19 testing takes 'huge team effort' from Emory staff

May 14, 2020

Virtual workouts help Emory employees stay focused on personal wellbeing

April 30, 2020

All Hands on Deck: The Carlos Museum brings art into homes

April 30, 2020

Mapped: The future of the School of Medicine's Class of 2020

April 30, 2020

Virtual Town Hall explores community questions, Emory’s next steps

April 28, 2020

Emory on the front lines of COVID-19: An ER doctor’s personal sacrifices

April 28, 2020

Emory Police: On call during uncertain times

April 23, 2020

Research roundup: Recent grants and publications for Emory faculty and staff

April 22, 2020

Emory prepares to celebrate the extraordinary Class of 2020

April 17, 2020

Emory student named 2020 Truman Scholar for promoting economic justice

April 16, 2020

Virtual Community Hub helps keep students connected

April 16, 2020

All hands on deck: Spiritual health across Emory’s hospitals and campuses

April 16, 2020

Bat ecology in the age of pandemics

April 16, 2020

Video: Coronavirus and Emory

Feb. 18, 2020

Emory and Ebola: A Timeline

July 26, 2019