Emory professor Peter W. F. Wilson, MD, PhD, is the recipient of the 2017 Arthur S. Agatston Cardiovascular Disease Prevention Award.
Researchers found that small skin patches with dissolvable microneedles were safe and well-tolerated, generated robust immunity against influenza, could be self-administered by study participants and were strongly preferred over shots.
Emory Transplant Center the first of its kind to earn Patient-Centered Specialty Practice national recognition
Emory Transplant Center is the first transplant center in the nation to earn Patient-Centered Specialty Practice (PCSP) Level 3 Recognition from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA).
Kidney disease: Study sheds light on impact of common gene variant in African Americans, identifies the culprit
Researchers have found that high levels of a blood protein combined with a common genetic mutation in African Americans accelerate the progression of chronic kidney disease.
Biomedical engineers have built simple machines out of DNA, consisting of arrays whose units switch reversibly between two different shapes. The arrays¿ inventors say they could be harnessed to make nanotech sensors or amplifiers. Potentially, they could be combined to form logic gates, the parts of a molecular computer.
Emory physicians are well represented in the 2017 "Top Doctors" issue of Atlanta magazine.
Jonathan S. Lewin, MD, Emory University executive vice president for health affairs, executive director of the Woodruff Health Sciences Center and Emory Healthcare president, CEO and chairman of the board, was cited as a "most influential person" twice in the same week by two publications.
Two patients infected with Lassa virus in 2016 in West Africa were treated in Atlanta and Frankfurt, Germany with an experimental combination of the antiviral drugs ribavirin and favipiravir, doctors report.
From the sidelines, Emory team physicians respond to emergencies including concussions, broken bones, and cardiac arrests.
CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing, delivered by viral vector into the brain, can reverse Huntington's pathology and motor symptoms in a mouse model of the inherited neurological disorder, Emory scientists report.
A study in rural Guatemala examining the neurologic, neurodevelopmental and other clinical outcomes of Zika virus infection in infants and young children will focus on those infected with Zika virus after birth rather than those infected congenitally.
A new study suggests the existing drug D-cycloserine may enhance recovery for children during treatment for pediatric feeding disorders, by changing their brain's reaction to food.
Produced by an Emory faculty member, two new educational videos explain key benefits and barriers in clinical trials, and feature breast cancer survivors who share their experiences and feelings about having participated in trials.
Ready to relax with a good book? Whether you're in the mood for thoughtful poems, intriguing novels or compelling nonfiction, Emory faculty authors have you covered.
The Robert Koch Foundation is jointly awarding the 2017 Robert Koch Award to Emory Vaccine Center Director Rafi Ahmed and to Antonio Lanzavecchia, Institute for Research in Biomedicine, Bellinzona, and ETH Zurich, Switzerland.
Emory University Hospital (EUH) and Emory University Hospital Midtown (EUHM) have been recognized for excellence in stroke care by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association.
Emory provides $9.1 billion in economic impact within the Atlanta region and Georgia, while supporting nearly 64,000 jobs and generating $200 million in state tax revenues, according to a new study.
Wherever their training and travels took them, Georgia natives like Bradley Carthon have heeded the call to come back and give back at Winship Cancer Institute at Emory University, Their mission, like Winship's: lessen the burden of cancer in Georgia.
On the heels of March 2017 recommendations by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) that encourage physicians to discuss expanded carrier screening with their patients, JScreen increased its testing panel from 100 to more than 200 disease genes that could affect a couple¿s future children.
In an editorial in the June 6 issue of JAMA, Emory infectious disease experts describe global progress toward achieving ambitious United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) targets for 2020, while highlighting steps still needed to end the epidemic globally and in the United States.