Research

Emory is one of the nation's leading research universities, building on an uncommon combination of campus-based resources and global partnerships.

We support our researchers in the advancement of public scholarship, accelerating the application of discoveries and communicating their significance to general audiences. In doing so, we better advance Emory's mission "to create, preserve, teach and apply knowledge in the service of humanity."

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COVID-19 Q&A: Travel and holiday safety

Nov. 23, 2021

Emory receives transformational grant to establish new Goizueta Institute @Emory Brain Health

Nov. 19, 2021

COVID-19 Q&A: Where are we now?

Nov. 18, 2021

How grandmothers' brains react to the sight of their grandchildren

Nov. 17, 2021

Science Gallery Atlanta accepting student mediator applications for 'HOOKED' exhibit

Nov. 12, 2021

COVID-19 Q&A: What you need to know about vaccines for kids

Nov. 11, 2021

Biological studies often misinterpret sex-based data, analysis finds

Nov. 11, 2021

Study of cardiac imaging tests new CT-based procedure

Nov. 10, 2021

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

Nov. 9, 2021

Emory, Children’s join NORD Rare Disease Center of Excellence network

Nov. 9, 2021

Emory joins new national coalition to improve patient care and address unmet medical needs

Nov. 9, 2021

Emory receives $6 million grant to accelerate Parkinson’s disease treatment research

Nov. 5, 2021

Emory launches study to understand long COVID-19 as part of a nationwide initiative

Nov. 4, 2021

United Kingdom becomes first country to approve Emory-discovered drug for COVID-19

Nov. 4, 2021

COVID-19 Q&A: Children’s health during COVID-19

Nov. 2, 2021

Youth views on climate crisis take the world stage

Nov. 2, 2021

University Research Committee accepting Albert A. Levy Award nominations

Oct. 28, 2021

Emory receives $5.7 million NIH award to join national study on early brain development

Oct. 28, 2021

Emory supports Medicines Patent Pool and Merck license agreement for molnupiravir to treat COVID-19

Oct. 27, 2021

Emory physician answers questions about new CDC booster recommendations

Oct. 26, 2021

Season 3 of Emmy-winning series 'Your Fantastic Mind' kicks off Nov. 1

Oct. 26, 2021

No longer the ‘hidden gem’, Emory embarks on new 2O36 campaign to transform the future

Oct. 25, 2021

Researchers outline the connection between inflammation and depression

Oct. 25, 2021

Into the heart of brightness

Oct. 21, 2021

From boosters to vaccine hesitancy, a biostatistician weighs in on the data

Oct. 21, 2021

'Dracula' author Bram Stoker’s literary immortality celebrated in new Emory collection

Oct. 20, 2021

Emory 2O36 campaign launch to focus on the future

Oct. 19, 2021

Emory president discusses research excellence and molnupiravir discovery

Oct. 18, 2021

Science Gallery Atlanta names new director ahead of opening exhibition

Oct. 18, 2021

A new way to measure tech complexity

Oct. 18, 2021

Where science and social justice meet: Emory researcher awarded for HIV work

Oct. 18, 2021

Emory biophysicist named Simons Investigator

Oct. 14, 2021

Answering questions about pregnancy and COVID-19

Oct. 12, 2021

COVID-19 Q&A: 'What is long COVID?'

Oct. 12, 2021

Mapping inequities in breast cancer outcomes 

Oct. 7, 2021

Biology professor Samuel Sober honored with Landis Award for notable neuroscience mentorship

Oct. 7, 2021

Answering your questions about CDC booster recommendations

Oct. 7, 2021

NIH New Innovator Award recipient studying the use of artificial intelligence for paralysis

Oct. 5, 2021

Researcher focused on imaging metabolism receives NIH New Innovator Award

Oct. 5, 2021

'Tractor beam' to treat pediatric cancer earns NIH Transformative Research Award

Oct. 5, 2021

Winship 5K raises spirits and more than $800K for cancer research

Oct. 4, 2021

EUA application submitted for COVID-19 antiviral discovered at Emory

Oct. 1, 2021

Learning to look beyond health headlines

Sep. 30, 2021

'First Fridays' series highlighting faculty research on race returns this week

Sep. 28, 2021

Virtual, in-person options for Winship Win the Fight 5K

Sep. 24, 2021

A perfect match: Emory and Georgia Tech

Sep. 23, 2021

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

Sep. 21, 2021

Pfizer says COVID-19 vaccine safe, spurs immune response in kids ages 5 to 11

Sep. 21, 2021

Emory chemist receives prestigious Beckman Young Investigator Award

Sep. 21, 2021

Emory team awarded $3 million to investigate lupus in African Americans

Sep. 21, 2021

Explaining COVID-19 breakthrough infections

Sep. 21, 2021

'Contact tracing' system for environmental chemical exposures

Sep. 15, 2021

Apollo 15 exhibit brings humanities impact of historic exploration to life

Sep. 14, 2021

Emory receives record funding for research with $894 million in last year

Sep. 14, 2021

The difference between COVID-19 ‘third doses’ and ‘boosters’

Sep. 10, 2021

Emory physicists show 'how low you can go' with Leidenfrost effect

Sep. 9, 2021

Left-wing authoritarians share key psychological traits with far right, Emory study finds

Sep. 9, 2021

A cure for HIV: Emory receives $23.8 million NIH grant to accelerate research

Sep. 9, 2021

Female blood donors linked to better outcomes for transfused preterm infants

Sep. 3, 2021

Diverse landcover boosts yields for major U.S. crops, study finds

Sep. 2, 2021

Immunotherapy for HPV+ head and neck cancer: awakening the force within

Sep. 1, 2021

What full FDA approval of Pfizer’s vaccine means for the future of the pandemic

Aug. 26, 2021

Emory research contributions built path to COVID-19 vaccine

Aug. 26, 2021

LEEP more effectively clears high-risk HPV in HIV+ women

Aug. 25, 2021

‘Never give up’: In third Paralympics, Emory, Ga. Tech researcher aims for gold

Aug. 24, 2021

Emory experts available to answer questions on FDA approval of COVID-19 vaccines

Aug. 23, 2021

NIH awards Emory and partners $27.6M for pediatric HIV cure research

Aug. 20, 2021

Fragile X syndrome: Human brain organoids model disorder more closely than mice

Aug. 19, 2021

Emory students advance artificial intelligence with a bot that aims to serve humanity

Aug. 18, 2021

Innovation inspiration: The Hatchery’s micro-grant success stories

Aug. 10, 2021

Baricitinib, first tested at Emory against COVID-19, emerges as major treatment option

Aug. 10, 2021

Saving mothers' lives

Aug. 9, 2021

EPA funds Emory project to measure environmental contaminants, exposures in West Atlanta

Aug. 9, 2021

Emory Autism Center welcomes new director

July 28, 2021

Winship Cancer Institute names Marcus deputy director

July 27, 2021

New Emory digital learning hub marks Apollo 15 moon mission’s 50th anniversary

July 26, 2021

Pardue named interim chair of Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering

July 26, 2021

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

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

July 20, 2021

Emory team makes finals in Amazon’s Alexa Prize for artificial intelligence

July 19, 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

Global study: 5 million deaths a year linked to temperature changes

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

Cardiac cells that beat in space offer hope for better heart treatment on Earth

July 6, 2021

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

July 6, 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

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

June 24, 2021

Zeroing in on a mosquito menace

June 23, 2021

Goizueta Business School partners with the LGBTQ Institute on survey

June 22, 2021

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

June 21, 2021

Acclaim: Recent honors for Emory faculty and staff

June 20, 2021

Winship Cancer Institute names Ramalingam new executive director

June 18, 2021

Candler receives gift to endow postdoctoral fellowship in Jain Studies

June 17, 2021

Two Emory experts nominated to serve on Civil Rights Cold Case Review Board

June 15, 2021

Nogueira, Lamis honored with Albert E. Levy Award for Excellence in Scientific Research

June 15, 2021

Emory historian examines race and guns in new book on Second Amendment

June 15, 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

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

June 14, 2021

Stephen Warren remembered for changing the world’s understanding of Fragile X syndrome

June 8, 2021

Study shows adaptive brain response to stress, and its absence in people with depression

June 8, 2021

Flow of slushy sea ice predicts calving of glaciers

June 2, 2021

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

June 2, 2021

Lessons from 40 years of HIV/AIDS

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

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

May 25, 2021

Emory course-related podcast ‘Buried Truths’ wins Silver Gavel award from ABA

May 25, 2021

Even children think money can be 'dirty' money, study finds

May 25, 2021

Graduate fellows provide thesis, data and publishing support for students and staff

May 13, 2021

Emory program supports GA women with postpartum mental health issues

May 12, 2021

History course uncovers ‘archival silences’ of enslaved people

May 11, 2021

Using her own journey through challenges to benefit others

May 10, 2021

Personifying the importance of mentorship in graduate school

May 10, 2021

A ‘heart’ for health, justice and helping others

May 7, 2021

Grateful for the ‘direct medical impact’ of earning her MD

May 7, 2021

Pairing relentless curiosity with an openness to opportunities

May 7, 2021

Leaving a legacy of leadership and service at Oxford

May 7, 2021

A powerful voice in challenging corporations to address justice

May 7, 2021

A career of service, from doctor to social justice lawyer

May 7, 2021

Connecting Candler and community during COVID-19

May 7, 2021

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

May 7, 2021

Emory named among top universities in meeting social, intellectual, economic challenges

May 5, 2021

Emory testing next-generation COVID-19 vaccines

May 5, 2021

Emory historian Kali Gross named Andrew Carnegie Fellow

April 28, 2021

Human antibiotic use threatens endangered wild chimpanzees

April 28, 2021

‘Batgirl’ takes on new discoveries in disease ecology, rabies transmission

April 27, 2021

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

April 27, 2021

Five Emory professors elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

April 22, 2021

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

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

National Science Foundation awards graduate research fellowships to outstanding Emory students, recent grads

April 20, 2021

Physicists develop theoretical model for neural activity of mouse brain

April 19, 2021

Acclaim: Recent honors for Emory faculty and staff

April 15, 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

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

April 13, 2021

Four Emory undergrads win Goldwater Scholarship for math, science research

April 13, 2021

Recent Emory College graduate receives Soros Fellowship for New Americans

April 13, 2021

Emory professors awarded 2021 Guggenheim Fellowships

April 8, 2021

Chemists develop tools that may help improve cancer diagnostics, therapeutics

April 8, 2021

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

April 6, 2021

Emory senior helps develop COVID-19 Health Equity Dashboard

April 5, 2021

Emory participating in Moderna COVID-19 variant vaccine study

April 1, 2021

Screams of 'joy' sound like 'fear' when heard out of context

March 30, 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

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

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

March 11, 2021

Water temperature key to schistosomiasis risk and prevention strategies

March 11, 2021

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

March 11, 2021

'Fighting for my family'

March 9, 2021

'Science always prevails' as Atlanta Science Festival returns March 13-27

March 9, 2021

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

March 8, 2021

Understanding the history of slavery in the Americas

March 4, 2021

New consortium will ensure future of SlaveVoyages database

March 4, 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

Two recent Emory graduates selected for prestigious Luce Scholars Program

Feb. 24, 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 rises in rankings of federal research funding, research group says

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

Emory physicist Daniel Weissman awarded 2021 Sloan Research Fellowship

Feb. 16, 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 and Georgia Tech students join forces to ‘Hack COVID-19’

Feb. 10, 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

The story of Georgia’s Senate races showcases Emory professor’s use of data

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

Physics of snakeskin sheds light on sidewinding

Feb. 2, 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

Science Gallery Atlanta names curator for inaugural exhibition on addiction

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

Alumna Mary Bohn wins selective fellowship to study, serve in U.S. Foreign Service

Jan. 26, 2021

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

Jan. 25, 2021

Emory infectious disease leaders appointed to direct Center for AIDS Research

Jan. 19, 2021

Emory joins national Mellon Foundation research project to address racial reparations

Jan. 19, 2021

Emory expands humanities scholarship with open access digital publishing

Jan. 14, 2021

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

Jan. 14, 2021

Acclaim: Recent honors for Emory faculty and staff

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

Movers and shakers: New evidence for a unifying theory of granular materials

Jan. 7, 2021

Emory chemists invent shape-shifting nanomaterial

Jan. 6, 2021

Emory begins Phase 3 study of Novavax COVID-19 vaccine

Dec. 29, 2020

Acclaim: Recent honors for Emory faculty and staff

Dec. 17, 2020

Whole genomes map pathways of chimpanzee and bonobo divergence

Dec. 17, 2020

Emory sociologist explores links between lethal police violence and neighborhood health

Dec. 16, 2020

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

Dec. 15, 2020

Baricitinib speeds COVID-19 recovery in NIAID trial

Dec. 14, 2020

Digging into the deep past

Dec. 10, 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

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

Dec. 9, 2020

National Academy of Inventors names Emory’s David Stephens and Lanny Liebeskind as fellows

Dec. 8, 2020

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

Dec. 7, 2020

Militarizing police does not reduce crime, new Emory data analysis finds

Dec. 7, 2020

How the brain decides to make an effort

Dec. 3, 2020

Emory student discovers unpublished manuscript by William Carlos Williams

Dec. 2, 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

Valuing 'natural capital' vital to avoid next pandemic, global experts warn

Dec. 1, 2020

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

Nov. 30, 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

Helping stop COVID-19

Nov. 17, 2020

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

Nov. 13, 2020

University Research Committee accepting proposals for 2021-22

Nov. 10, 2020

'Sacred Drugs' aims to blow Emory students’ minds with scholarly analysis

Nov. 10, 2020

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

Nov. 2, 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

Emory celebrates Open Access Week, introduces new website to highlight authors’ work

Oct. 15, 2020

Prospective doctoral students SOAR with special Laney programs

Oct. 15, 2020

Gender parity review of psychological science shows progress and problems

Oct. 13, 2020

Ancient DNA lab maps little-explored human lineages

Oct. 6, 2020

Solar energy conversion focus of Emory chemist’s new research

Sep. 22, 2020

'Firefly' imaging method zooms in on 'the forces within us'

Sep. 21, 2020

Emory's Center for the Study of Human Health hosts author Q&A series

Sep. 17, 2020

Podcast based on Emory class focuses new season on Ahmaud Arbery killing

Sep. 14, 2020

Experiments reveal why human-like robots elicit uncanny feelings

Sep. 14, 2020

How COVID-19 impacts the brain

Sep. 9, 2020

Emory immunologist Max Cooper to deliver 2020 Distinguished Faculty Lecture

Sep. 2, 2020

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

Aug. 27, 2020

'Building Resilience' a timely capstone to Bobbi Patterson’s Emory career

Aug. 25, 2020