An Emory outpatient dialysis center has treated patients who traveled to Atlanta after being displaced by Hurricane Maria in the U.S. Virgin Islands.
Emory geneticists have been studying a modification of DNA that is not well understood in animals: methylation of the DNA letter A (adenine). It appears more in the mouse brain under conditions of stress, and may have a role in neuropsychiatric disorders.
Stem cell researchers at Emory University School of Medicine have made an advance toward having a long-lasting "repair caulk" for blood vessels. The research could form the basis of a treatment for peripheral artery disease, derived from a patient's own cells.
Lucky Jain, MD, MBA, has been named chair of the Department of Pediatrics at Emory University School of Medicine; chief academic officer of Children's Healthcare of Atlanta; and executive director of Emory + Children's Pediatric Institute.
USAID has awarded Emory University a four-year, $4.5 million grant to establish the profession of physical therapy in the country of Georgia.
The Académie des Sciences of the Institut de France and the Royal Society of London each has elected Max Cooper, PhD, as a Foreign Member.
Winship Cancer Institute at Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital has expanded surgical options for pancreatic cancer patients with the recent addition of minimally invasive robotic surgery.
Yerkes scientists have identified an additional part of the HIV reservoir, immune cells that survive and harbor the virus despite long-term treatment with antiviral drugs.
More than 3,400 runners and walkers participated in the 7th annual Winship Win the Fight 5K which is on pace to raise a record $1 million for cancer research at Winship.
The National Academy of Medicine (NAM) has elected Allan I. Levey, MD, PhD, and Robert F. Breiman, MD, to its 2017 class of leading health scientists and international members.
Emory University's Rollins School of Public Health, the National Academy of Medicine (NAM), and the Association of Schools and Programs for Public Health (ASPPH) are co-hosting a free global health symposium titled, Learning from Ebola and the Future U.S. Role in Global Health.
Emory University¿s Rollins School of Public Health, the National Academy of Medicine (NAM), and the Association of Schools and Programs for Public Health (ASPPH) are co-hosting a free global health symposium titled, Learning from Ebola and the Future U.S. Role in Global Health.
An Emory-cultivated program focused on teaching doctors and medical students to be more humanistic and compassionate at the bedside has now become part of the curriculum at 30 U.S. and Canadian medical schools.
The Cancer Research Institute has selected Rafi Ahmed, PhD, to receive the 2017 William B. Coley Award for Distinguished Research in Basic Immunology.
The Association of American Medical Colleges has selected Emory University as one of six winners nationally in its 2017 research program awards, recognizing exceptional initiatives that enhance rigor and reproducibility or research sharing in biomedical research.
The Woodruff Health Sciences Center (WHSC) has announced the 11 proposals selected for funding in the third cycle of Synergy Awards.
Removal of a regulatory gene called LSD1 in adult mice induces changes in gene activity that that look unexpectedly like Alzheimer¿s disease, scientists have discovered.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has appointed Emory neurologist Allan Levey, MD, PhD to serve on the Advisory Council on Alzheimer's Research, Care, and Services.
Researchers at the Emory Heart & Vascular Center have received a $3.8 million grant to study the growth of new blood vessels to help improve symptoms of peripheral arterial disease or PAD.
An editorial in the Oct. 3, 2017 online issue of Annals of Internal Medicine highlights the benefits of hormonal contraceptives and the need to continue coverage on health insurance plans.