Menu
Close

News @ Emory

From astronaut dreams to interventional cardiology

News @ Emory - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 02:00

Growing up with a father in NASA, Emory assistant professor George Chang dreamed of being an astronaut. He eventually joined the Air Force, but after an injury, had to leave. He's now Clinical Chief of Cardiology at Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital.

Categories: News @ Emory

Zika Contraception Access Network (Z-CAN) supports 21,000 Puerto Rican women at height of Zika outbreak

News @ Emory - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 00:00

A program designed to prevent unintended pregnancies and reduce birth defects during the height of the 2016-17 Zika virus outbreak in Puerto Rico successfully served more than 21,000 women during a 16-month period.

Categories: News @ Emory

Emory Saint Joseph's employees travel over 176,000 miles in fitness initiative

News @ Emory - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 00:00

Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital employees recently finished a 6,441 mile walking journey from Atlanta to Bethlehem, during the "Walk to Bethlehem," a national physical and spiritual fitness initiative.

Categories: News @ Emory

Emory Healthcare equipment finds new life at Clarkston Community Health Center

News @ Emory - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 01:00

Emory optometrists offer quarterly vision screenings to uninsured people coming to the Clarkston Community Health Center. When one optometrist saw the opportunity to supply the clinic with better equipment, they asked, and Emory Healthcare delivered.

Categories: News @ Emory

Emory Johns Creek Hospital offers free wellness event, health screenings to women

News @ Emory - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 00:00

Emory Johns Creek Hospital will host its annual Ladies' Night Out event dedicated to women's wellness on Thursday, February 22 from 6 to 8:30 p.m.

Categories: News @ Emory

Georgia Research Alliance universities sign agreement to share core facilities

News @ Emory - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 01:00

Research leaders from the eight universities in the Georgia Research Alliance have signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the shared use of core research facilities at each of their institutions.

Categories: News @ Emory

Spring semester brings new programs, events across Emory's nine schools

News @ Emory - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 00:00

The nine schools that make up Emory University have big plans for the new semester, as they welcome new faculty, debut new courses and host a diverse slate of speakers, programs and conferences.

Categories: News @ Emory

Spring courses explore innovative approaches to local, global issues

News @ Emory - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 00:00

This semester, public health students will learn research methods by studying water in Atlanta's Piedmont Park -- just one of Emory's many spring courses that challenge students to engage with topics that impact their own lives and those of people around the world.

Categories: News @ Emory

Monica Farley named the Jonas A. Shulman Professor in Infectious Diseases

News @ Emory - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 00:00

Monica Farley, MD, professor of medicine and director of the Division of Infectious Diseases at Emory School of Medicine and staff physician at Atlanta Veterans Affairs Medical Center, has been named as the first Jonas A. Shulman Professors in Infectious Diseases

Categories: News @ Emory

Raymond Dingledine awarded national pharmacology career achievement award

News @ Emory - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 00:00

The American Society of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics (ASPET) has awarded Raymond J. Dingledine, PhD, professor and past chair of the Department of Pharmacology in Emory University School of Medicine, with the 2018 Robert R. Ruffolo Career Achievement Award in Pharmacology.

Categories: News @ Emory

Yerkes: Working to cure what ails you

News @ Emory - Wed, 01/10/2018 - 01:00

As one of seven nonhuman primate research centers in the country, Emory's Yerkes National Primate Research Center brings together a diverse group of scientists - from neuroscientists to immunologists - to work on causes, preventions, treatments, and cures for a host of human diseases.

Categories: News @ Emory

Cellular traffic jam seen in ALS/FTD

News @ Emory - Tue, 01/09/2018 - 00:00

A cellular traffic jam appears to affect neurons in most forms of ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis), researchers at Emory University School of Medicine and Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville have shown.

Categories: News @ Emory

Blue Ridge Group Report: Health leaders have moral imperative to address clinician burnout

News @ Emory - Mon, 01/08/2018 - 01:00

A new report by the Blue Ridge Academic Health Group (BRAHG) examines and recommends responses to the growing epidemic of clinician burnout, which affects not just doctors but also nurses and other health professionals.

Categories: News @ Emory

Yerkes researchers find clues to AIDS resistance in sooty mangabey genome

News @ Emory - Wed, 01/03/2018 - 13:00

To learn how sooty mangabeys avoid developing AIDS-like disease while being infected by SIV, a Yerkes-led team has sequenced the sooty mangabey genome.

Categories: News @ Emory

Emory medical residents complete a successful Fellowship Match

News @ Emory - Wed, 01/03/2018 - 01:00

Emory Department of Medicine medical residents are moving ahead in their medical careers after a successful Internal Medicine Fellowship Match.

Categories: News @ Emory

Emory hospitals ring in 2018 with New Year's newborns

News @ Emory - Wed, 01/03/2018 - 00:00

Two Emory hospitals rang in the New Year with new bundles of joy.

Categories: News @ Emory

Targeting cancer by sabotaging the DNA repair seesaw

News @ Emory - Tue, 01/02/2018 - 00:00

A protein that cancer cells rely on to stave off cell death also helps them regulate DNA repair, researchers at Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University (Winship) have discovered.

Categories: News @ Emory

Emory University Hospital Midtown collects needed supplies for HEALing Community Center

News @ Emory - Fri, 12/22/2017 - 02:00

Emory University Hospital Midtown has teamed up with the HEALing Community Center this holiday season to assist those who are less fortunate.

Categories: News @ Emory

Selective suppression of inflammation could deplete HIV and control HIV activation

News @ Emory - Thu, 12/21/2017 - 00:00

A class of anti-inflammatory drugs already FDA-approved for rheumatoid arthritis could "purge" the reservoir of infected immune cells in people infected by HIV, according to new research.

Categories: News @ Emory

Emory researchers and colleagues receive $1.2 million grant for hepatitis C elimination research

News @ Emory - Thu, 12/21/2017 - 00:00

The National Science Foundation has awarded a $1.2 million grant over four years to a team of researchers to study the elimination of hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection in the United States.

Categories: News @ Emory

Pages

Subscribe to Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering at Georgia Tech and Emory University aggregator - News @ Emory

Map of Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering at Georgia Tech and Emory University

BME @ Emory

Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology &
Emory University School of Medicine

BME @ GT:
313 Ferst Drive, Room 2127 Atlanta, GA 30332
Phone: 404.385.0124 :: Fax: 404.894.4243

TEP @ GT:
387 Technology Circle NW Atlanta, GA 30313
Phone: 404.385.0124 :: Fax: 404.894.4243

BME @ Emory:
1760 Haygood Dr, Ste W 200 Atlanta, GA
30322-4250
Phone: 404.727.9874 :: Fax: 404.727.9873