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.
A research team led by Haian Fu, PhD, within the cancer genomics center at Emory University and Winship Cancer Institute, has been selected by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) to participate in an elite national network focused on discovery of new cancer targets and precision cancer therapies.
Haian Fu, PhD, has been named Chair of the Department of Pharmacology in Emory University School of Medicine, effective Sept. 1, 2017.
Four Emory Healthcare hospitals have received a 2017 American Heart Association award for quality improvement measures and timely care in patients experiencing a heart attack.
Across the nation, September has been declared Pain Awareness Month. At the Emory Pain Center, providers take this month to educate patients and the community about pain relief options without turning to prescription medications.
A multinational team of researchers including Emory/CHOA hepatologists describe a newly identified cause of congenital diarrhea and liver disease in children.
Emory Healthcare is expanding services to Jonesboro and the surrounding communities with the recent acquisition of the Spivey Station Surgical Center, formerly owned and operated by Southern Regional Health System, then Prime Healthcare.
Emergency medicine physicians from Emory University School of Medicine answered an urgent call last weekend from federal officials asking for assistance with a humanitarian relief effort for individuals in the Caribbean affected by Hurricane Maria.
Compounds derived from fire ant venom can reduce skin thickening and inflammation in a mouse model of psoriasis, Emory and Case Western scientists have shown.
Researchers from the Emory Rollins School of Public Health and Emory School of Medicine have published a paper in AIDS Reviews that examines HIV and hepatitis C virus (HCV) screening in U.S. correctional facilities and the prevalence of HCV in prisons.
Georgia Clinical & Translational Science Alliance receives $51 million NIH state-wide grantHeadline Link Title
The Emory-led Georgia Clinical & Translational Science Alliance has received a five-year NIH grant for $51 million for its statewide research partnership.
Researchers at Emory University received $628 million from external funding agencies in fiscal year 2016-2017, which is the largest amount of research funding in Emory's history.
In addition to world-class research, Emory scientists are producing images that could easily find homes in an art gallery or museum exhibition.
Emory Healthcare's Physician Group Practices have received a 2017 Ambulatory Care Quality and Accountability Leadership Award, ranking second in the nation among participating academic medical centers, from Vizient, Inc., the largest member-driven health care performance improvement company in the U.S.
Adam Marcus, PhD, director of Emory University's Integrated Cellular Imaging Shared Resource, is Winship Cancer Institute's associate director for basic research and shared resources.
The Endocrine Society has released updated clinical guidelines for the treatment for transgender patients, co-authored by Emory endocrinologist, Vin Tangpricha.
To meet the growing demand of patients in need of primary care providers, Emory Healthcare is expanding its primary care services with the opening of nine new clinics and adding extra providers to a tenth.