Winship Cancer Institute marked its 80th anniversary in 2017 with a huge accomplishment: designation as a National Cancer Institute Comprehensive Cancer Center.
Emory researchers Jonathan J. Langberg, MD, and Barbara O. Rothbaum, PhD, have been named fellows of the National Academy of Inventors.
After a diagnosis of tongue cancer, chef Scott Adair was told he'd need to have his tongue removed. After he sought a second opinion at Emory's Winship Cancer Center, he was able to receive a treatment that saved his tongue and his career, although he lost his sense of taste for a year.
What distinguishes memory CD8 T cells from untrained naïve cells is that they can respond rapidly, within minutes or hours. New research from Emory Vaccine Center illuminates how memory cells accomplish this.
St. Francis Hospital and Emory Healthcare are celebrating the one-year anniversary of their cardiothoracic surgery affiliation.
In fiscal year 2017, Emory Healthcare provided $73.5 million in charity care, which includes care for patients with no health insurance, not even Medicare or Medicaid, and no resources of their own.
On Nov. 28th, the Atlanta Hawks Basketball Club and Emory Healthcare had a ceremonial ribbon-cutting to celebrate the opening of the Emory Sports Medicine Complex. The 90,000-square-foot complex is the first of its kind, integrating four state-of-the-art facilities on its five-acre campus.
On World AIDS Day 2017, Emory research leaders in the Emory-CDC HIV Clinical Trials Unit (CTU) reflected on the importance of clinical trials in the progress made in HIV/AIDS treatment and prevention.
A drug that stimulates neuron pruning can nudge mice away from habit-driven behaviors when combined with retraining, Emory neuroscientists have found.
Patients at Winship Cancer Institute usually don't see what goes on behind the scenes: the pathologists who scrutinize tissue to determine if it's cancerous; the medical dosimetrists who plot the paths of radiation beams; the pharmacy technicians who mix precise doses.
A patient at the Emory Orthopaedics and Spine Center recently became the first in Georgia to receive treatment for carpal tunnel syndrome with the SX-One MicroKnife surgical device.
Walter A. Orenstein, MD, associate director of the Emory Vaccine Center and an Emory professor of medicine, pediatrics and global health, has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).
Winship Deputy Director Suresh Ramalingam, MD and colleagues report encouraging results of FLAURA study, published in New England Journal of Medicine, involving NSCLC patients with an EGFR mutation treated with osimertinib.
A ribbon cutting, open house and special dedication marked the opening of Emory¿s newest primary care clinic, Emory at Peachtree Hills, located at 2200 Peachtree Road NW in Buckhead.
One day a month, the recently opened "eXtraordinarY" clinic sees two to three young patients in Emory Clinic B. While its patient base is small, its reputation is growing as a resource for families affected by sex chromosome variations.
When Michelle Martin, a team lead at the Emory Healthcare Call Center, suffered a fatal heart attack during a work break, her co-workers were devastated. Emory doctors and staff stepped forward to arrange heart screenings for all call center employees, who turned out to be at high risk for heart disease.
Tammie E. Quest, MD, director of the Emory Palliative Care Center and Montgomery Chair in Palliative Medicine, has been named one of the 30 most influential leaders in hospice and palliative medicine.
DeKalb Medical and Emory Healthcare have signed a Letter of Intent to develop a strategic partnership between the two institutions.
Standard guidelines for stroke treatment currently recommend clot removal only within six hours of stroke onset. But a milestone study with results published today in the New England Journal of Medicine shows that clot removal up to 24 hours after stroke led to significantly reduced disability for properly selected patients.
Scientists have identified an additional group of cells in the brain responsible for keeping us awake. In mice, activating this region using targeted chemical genetic techniques resulted in prolonged wakefulness.