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BEINGS summit builds global consensus for ethical biotechnology

May 26, 2015

Emory tests four home monitoring devices for PKU in groundbreaking study

May 26, 2015

School of Nursing professor receives AACN Pioneering Spirit Award for Nursing Practice

May 26, 2015

Researchers discover molecular approach to promote cancer cell death

May 26, 2015

Mega doses of Vitamin D may decrease hospital stays for critical care patients, study suggests

May 26, 2015

Rollins researchers develop prenatal vaccination resource website

May 25, 2015

Tracing the toxic legacy of PBB contamination

May 22, 2015

Nursing students prepare to care for veterans

May 22, 2015

EBV co-infection may increase malaria mortality in childhood

May 21, 2015

How a family history of schizophrenia shaped an Emory career

May 21, 2015

Eric J. Sorscher named GRA Eminent Scholar and Hertz Professor in Cystic Fibrosis

May 21, 2015

School of Nursing researcher receives PCORI grant for sex chromosome research

May 20, 2015

Emory offering breakthrough heart failure monitoring device

May 19, 2015

Registry helps track cancer by the numbers

May 18, 2015

Tumor monorail project receives $6.5M Marcus Foundation grant

May 18, 2015

Emory-India research partnership receives NIH award to study dengue virus infection

May 18, 2015

Health Care Heroes Awards honor health leaders, physicians

May 15, 2015

Emory Johns Creek Hospital hosts 5K Scrub Run and Health Festival

May 14, 2015

Huntington's disease monkeys display progressive neurodegeneration

May 12, 2015

Emory Autism Center partners with State to help improve care for adults with autism

May 12, 2015

Where the School of Medicine's Class of 2015 will be heading

May 11, 2015

Emory's Gynecology and Obstetrics opens clinic for pelvic health after pregnancy

May 9, 2015

Long-lasting effects of "immune amnesia" induced by measles

May 7, 2015

Ebola virus can persist for months within survivors' eyes

May 7, 2015

Nursing professor develops intervention for effects of military sexual trauma

May 7, 2015

Gates Foundation names Emory Global Health Institute lead partner in child health network

May 6, 2015

Community brain health forum focuses on preventing memory loss

May 6, 2015

Emory study shows increased adult marijuana use and binge drinking in states that legalize medical marijuana

May 6, 2015

Using tobacco's marketing techniques in public health messaging

May 5, 2015

Omega-3 may help depression caused by certain types of inflammation

May 5, 2015

Rapid, nurse-led, HIV testing programs in jails can successfully identify new HIV cases

May 5, 2015

Winship Researchers Receive NCI Informatics Award

May 5, 2015

Easing dystonia symptoms with deep brain stimulation

May 4, 2015

School of Nursing professor honored for violence prevention

May 4, 2015

Verdelle Bellamy remembered as national nursing leader and Emory pioneer

May 1, 2015

Multifactor lifestyle interventions have positive effect on people with mental illness

April 30, 2015

John Schuerholz named grand marshal of Winship Win the Fight 5K

April 30, 2015

Emory poets commissioned for exhibit on the Great Migration

April 30, 2015

Standing up for health

April 29, 2015

Immune gene variant magnifies Parkinson's risk from insecticide exposure

April 29, 2015

Rollins professor receives American Diabetes Association Award for Outstanding Achievement

April 29, 2015

New study aimed at diminishing phantom pain suffered by amputees

April 28, 2015

Human Rights Campaign honors Action Cycling Atlanta/AV200 with Humanitarian Award

April 28, 2015

A CRISPR antiviral tool

April 27, 2015

Targeting depression with deep brain stimulation

April 27, 2015

Emory EHSO leader selected for Task Force on Laboratory Safety

April 27, 2015

Gary Bassell appointed chair of Cell Biology in Emory School of Medicine

April 27, 2015

'Team Ebola' to receive DAISY award for exceptional nursing

April 26, 2015

Ebola care in the U.S.: Emory nurses set the standard

April 24, 2015

Fragile X syndrome: building a case for a treatment strategy

April 23, 2015

Emory doctor hosts live web chat on organ donation

April 23, 2015

Parent training effective for reducing behavior problems in autism spectrum disorder

April 23, 2015

Emory helps develop emergency preparedness network for long-term care centers

April 21, 2015

Building diverse public health nurse leadership at Emory Nursing

April 20, 2015

Adults with autism learn independence on Emory campus

April 20, 2015

Flash Mob breaks out in song for World Voice Day

April 20, 2015

Perceived racial discrimination linked to depression in African-American adolescent women

April 17, 2015

Emory joins DARPA-funded Ebola research team led by Inovio Pharmaceuticals

April 16, 2015

Reducing epileptic seizures with deep brain stimulation

April 15, 2015

Emory Geriatric Medicine Clinic provides community outreach

April 15, 2015

myLIFE at Emory University teaches adults with autism independence

April 15, 2015

Emory hospitals awarded for quality achievements in stroke care

April 14, 2015

Nursing dean participates in White House roundtable on climate change

April 14, 2015

BEINGS summit seeks ethical consensus on biotechnology

April 13, 2015

Southeastern Immunology Symposium provides forum for research collaboration

April 10, 2015

Farmworker health project expands with participation by Emory Medicine

April 9, 2015

New ways to live with grief to be discussed

April 8, 2015

Aimee Copeland: Resuming the adventure

April 7, 2015

Brogan lecture to examine challenges of survey methodology

April 7, 2015

Pipeline Program partners with Atlanta high school to advance health education

April 7, 2015

President Carter to discuss Ebola, human rights and public health

April 6, 2015

Global Health case competition tackles gun violence in Honduras

April 3, 2015

Emory emergency and family medicine doctors team up with CDC for Ebola support

April 2, 2015

Emory Healthcare and Aetna form accountable care organization

April 2, 2015

Emory banking plasma from Ebola survivors

April 1, 2015

Clinical trial uses patients' own cells for treatment after bone marrow transplant

April 1, 2015

Anticancer drug can spur immune system to fight infection

April 1, 2015

The smarter ICU arrives at Emory

March 31, 2015

Emory supports national effort to help people get active

March 31, 2015

Blood-based biomarkers could enable simple, accurate TB tests for diagnosis and monitoring

March 31, 2015

Sancheti awarded top honors by American College of Surgeons

March 30, 2015

Emory Saint Joseph's recognized for excellence in cardiology

March 30, 2015

Emory Saint Joseph's introduces new model of patient care

March 30, 2015

Global Health Case Competition challenges U.S., international student teams

March 26, 2015

Department of Pediatrics celebrates Barbara Stoll's 10 years as chair

March 25, 2015

Emory ranks first in the U.S. for students with NIH predoctoral fellowships

March 25, 2015

Michael ME Johns receives Lifetime Achievement award

March 24, 2015

Winship and Emory's Khuri named president of American University of Beirut

March 24, 2015

Emory and Grady partner to expose women to careers in Orthopaedics

March 23, 2015

Herpes drug may help control HIV, new study finds

March 22, 2015

Laughter, hugs and a few happy tears shared at Match Day 2015 ceremony

March 20, 2015

Emory Johns Creek Hospital hosts CanCare volunteer training to mentor cancer patients

March 20, 2015

Renowned leader in women's heart health honored with national award

March 20, 2015

Five-year results of groundbreaking aortic valve replacement study announced at ACC

March 20, 2015

Emory medical students gather for Match Day ceremony

March 19, 2015

Life of the Mind lecture explores aging, quality of life

March 18, 2015

Sixth Academic & Industry Intersection Conference explores innovative investment models

March 18, 2015

Emory Special Diagnostic Services concentrates on hard-to-diagnose cases

March 17, 2015

Seminar on Ebola offers continuing medical education credit

March 17, 2015

Therapeutic massage takes on cancer fatigue

March 17, 2015

ACC 2015: Newer heart risk calculator may better account for racial differences

March 17, 2015

Patient Story: Emory Special Diagnostic Services

March 17, 2015

Novel tool offers non-invasive look at total body SIV replication

March 12, 2015

New clinical trial to determine if drug reduces Alzheimer's risk in African-Americans

March 12, 2015

Michael J. Mandl named president and CEO of Emory Healthcare

March 11, 2015

Molecule from trees helps female mice only resist weight gain

March 11, 2015

School of Nursing announces the Susan D. Flynn Memorial Oncology Nursing Externship

March 11, 2015

Emory's School of Nursing ranked in top 10 by U.S. News and World Report

March 10, 2015

School of Nursing leads in HRSA NURSE Corps scholarships

March 10, 2015

School of Nursing professor receives Distinguished Researcher Award

March 10, 2015

Southeastern Critical Care Summit educates health providers across the spectrum

March 10, 2015

First look at hospitalized Ebola survivors' immune cells could guide vaccine design

March 9, 2015

Fulbright grant helps nursing professor improve maternal, newborn health

March 5, 2015

HIV transmission data suggest focus on prevention in male serodiscordant couples

March 5, 2015

Free, online Ebola course offers a broad look at the epidemic

March 5, 2015

Health care and ethics conference looks at hope and its limits

March 3, 2015

$25 million donation to target Alzheimer's early detection at Emory

March 3, 2015

OTT30: Emory Tech Transfer Office celebrates 30 years of innovation

March 1, 2015

Reviving drugs with anti-stroke potential, minus side effects

Feb. 27, 2015

Rollins professors expand public health capacity in Africa through $7.4 million CDC partnership

Feb. 24, 2015

Can oxytocin treat autism?

Feb. 23, 2015

NIH selects Emory-led partnership as one of four TB Research Units

Feb. 19, 2015

The beautiful mind: 3-D visualizations help illustrate pioneering brain research

Feb. 19, 2015

Measles: Frequently Asked Questions

Feb. 18, 2015

Emory Healthcare provides home away from home for transplant patients

Feb. 17, 2015

Fast-replicating HIV strains drive inflammation and disease progression

Feb. 17, 2015

Emory Saint Joseph's recognized for improvements in patient safety and care

Feb. 16, 2015

Increase in HPV vaccination requires addressing physician, parent concerns

Feb. 12, 2015

GO-TRAVEL: Alumni-sponsored award sends Emory medical resident to Ethiopia

Feb. 11, 2015

Emory University and WellStar Health System announce discussions for new, unified health system

Feb. 9, 2015

Wellness Champions help build a 'Healthy Emory'

Feb. 9, 2015

Mining immune systems of Ebola survivors for therapeutic gold

Feb. 8, 2015

Study shows impact of Center for Health Discovery and Well Being

Feb. 5, 2015

Emory after Ebola: Teachable moments

Feb. 4, 2015

Winship at Emory marks World Cancer Day

Feb. 4, 2015

Emory Heart & Vascular Center celebrates American Heart Month with awareness events

Feb. 3, 2015

In the Balkans, resilience is rooted in knowledge of wild plants

Feb. 3, 2015

Good Life Speaker Series features Marshall Duke on resilience, happiness

Feb. 3, 2015

Emory hosts Ebola training conferences, consultation through CDC contract

Feb. 2, 2015

Emory holds scrubs drive for Ebola workers in Sierra Leone

Jan. 28, 2015

Emory Eye Center offers Argus II technology for late-stage retinitis pigmentosa

Jan. 27, 2015

Still Alice: An accurate look at Alzheimer's?

Jan. 23, 2015

Award-winning suicide prevention app available on Emory iTunes

Jan. 22, 2015

Football players more likely to have heart disease risk factor

Jan. 22, 2015

Search advisory committee appointed for executive vice president for health affairs

Jan. 22, 2015

Semester-long Ebola forum kicks off Jan. 26

Jan. 22, 2015

Salt intake among older Americans not linked to heart disease or death

Jan. 21, 2015

Deaths of extremely premature infants decrease; fewer dying of breathing complications

Jan. 21, 2015

Study shows low complication rates for women trying to conceive via ART

Jan. 19, 2015

Researchers find new applications for existing medications

Jan. 14, 2015

Researchers conduct school-based health center evaluations

Jan. 14, 2015

Crusading for healthier mothers-to-be in India and beyond

Jan. 13, 2015

New CEOs named at two Emory hospitals

Jan. 13, 2015

Enhanced enforcement of tobacco-free campus policy begins spring 2015

Jan. 12, 2015

Clues from Yerkes study explain why HIV vaccines have backfired

Jan. 8, 2015

John Fox appointed CEO of Beaumont Health in Michigan

Jan. 7, 2015

Exploring frontiers in rehabilitative science and technology

Jan. 7, 2015

Vaccines: Good for babies and their moms

Jan. 7, 2015

SAAC offers tennis camp on King Day

Jan. 7, 2015

Finding new purposes for established or abandoned therapeutics

Jan. 7, 2015

'Healthy New YOU Expo' offers guide to wellness

Jan. 6, 2015

Top 5 biomedical research topics to watch in 2015

Jan. 5, 2015

Changing smokers' habits to protect children at home

Jan. 5, 2015

10 ways to stay healthy and happy during the holiday season

Dec. 23, 2014

2014 a banner year for Winship Cancer Institute

Dec. 22, 2014

Winship Cancer Institute celebrates 2014 as a banner year

Dec. 19, 2014

Winship Cancer Institute: 5 questions, 5 answers

Dec. 19, 2014

Healthy holiday eating Q&A with an Emory Healthcare cardiologist

Dec. 18, 2014

Emory, UGA collaborate to leverage strengths in infectious disease research

Dec. 16, 2014

Learning lessons from the Great Chinese Famine

Dec. 14, 2014

Birdsong study reveals how brain uses timing during motor activity

Dec. 12, 2014

Understanding intestinal microbiota to regain balance in the gut

Dec. 11, 2014

Emory's Ribner among Ebola fighters named TIME's 'Person of the Year'

Dec. 10, 2014

Protecting mothers and babies from pesticides

Dec. 9, 2014

Scientists zeroing in on psychosis risk factors

Dec. 8, 2014

WorkLife programs help employees thrive

Dec. 8, 2014

Finding breast cancer answers in the freezer

Dec. 4, 2014

Patient monitored for possible Ebola virus has arrived at Emory University Hospital

Dec. 4, 2014

Therapy dogs help students relieve final exam stress

Dec. 2, 2014

AAAS and Emory University announce nine new 2014 Fellows

Dec. 1, 2014

In landmark study of cell therapy for heart attack, more cells make a difference

Nov. 26, 2014

Emory issues Norovirus self-care guidelines for faculty, staff

Nov. 25, 2014

When Emory went viral: Stories of Ebola

Nov. 25, 2014

Emory celebrates 10 years of inspiring AIDS awareness with Quilt on the Quad

Nov. 24, 2014

Showcase reveals breadth, depth of disability scholars' work

Nov. 24, 2014

Climate change will slow China's progress in reducing infectious diseases

Nov. 23, 2014

Survival rates improve in out-of-hospital cardiac arrests

Nov. 21, 2014

Children with lower social skills at greater risk of obesity

Nov. 19, 2014

When fighting lung cancer, every battle is personal

Nov. 14, 2014

Vaccines in U.S. have complex history, says Emory expert

Nov. 14, 2014

Emory promotes Great American Smokeout on Nov. 20

Nov. 13, 2014

Emory Healthcare physicians describe care of first two patients with Ebola virus disease

Nov. 13, 2014

Emory-Georgia Tech team wins NFL Head Health Challenge II for iDETECT brain injury detection

Nov. 13, 2014

Amazing deliveries: When expecting moms experience life-threatening emergencies

Nov. 11, 2014

Molecular beacons shine light on how cells 'crawl'

Nov. 10, 2014

Emory Women's Heart Center hosting event at Emory Saint Joseph's

Nov. 6, 2014

Emory Saint Joseph's Announces Expansion, New Practice Locations

Nov. 6, 2014

Catching some ZZZZs: Six tips for getting better sleep

Nov. 6, 2014

Emory receives $521.8 million in research funding for 2014

Nov. 6, 2014

Sexual violence prevention task force offers recommendations

Nov. 6, 2014

Stepping up for science: Clinical trials at Winship Cancer Institute

Nov. 5, 2014

Emory receives $1 million grant to study patient consent in emergencies

Nov. 5, 2014

Research team scales DNA bricks to size of a speck of dust

Nov. 4, 2014

Rollins School of Public Health receives $10 million gift

Nov. 4, 2014

Professor develops app for prospective kidney transplant patients

Nov. 3, 2014

Emory Healthcare employees complete 60 mile Susan G. Komen Walk

Oct. 30, 2014

Big step forward for autism genetics

Oct. 30, 2014

Emory Atrial Fibrillation Support Group seeks to educate, empower patients

Oct. 29, 2014

Fourth patient treated for Ebola virus disease discharged from Emory University Hospital

Oct. 28, 2014

Nurse treated for Ebola virus disease discharged from Emory University Hospital

Oct. 28, 2014

Clot dissolver tPA's tardy twin could aid in stroke recovery

Oct. 26, 2014

Emory Healthcare update: Ebola virus disease patient Amber Vinson 'making good progress'

Oct. 24, 2014

Talk With Me Baby Campaign goes to the White House

April 23, 2013