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Winship Cancer Institute

Yerkes National Primate Research Center

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Policy researcher proposes new Medicare reform plan

April 15, 2014

Seniors help nursing and medical students understand realities of aging

April 15, 2014

Emory Perinatal Center awarded ultrasound practice accreditation

April 15, 2014

Dengue study to focus on asymptomatic carriers

April 14, 2014

New behavioral health providers registry

April 11, 2014

Donate Life Month celebrates lives reborn

April 11, 2014

NIH funds center for flu research, surveillance

April 10, 2014

Local family donates to Parkinson's research

April 9, 2014

Test predicts risk of death from heart disease without family history

April 8, 2014

What's Up, Doc? Emory dinner event offers an evening of research breakthroughs and health updates with leading medical experts

April 8, 2014

Antibiotic resistance enzyme caught in the act

April 7, 2014

Pediatrics researcher uses NIH BRAINS award to study adolescent depression

April 4, 2014

Global Health teams compete to reform WHO

April 3, 2014

Emory and Grady join Georgia's first statewide Electronic Health Information Exchange

April 3, 2014

Study shows signs of future high blood pressure in college football players

April 2, 2014

Emory neurologist named to Pat Summitt advisory council

April 1, 2014

Molecular signature of heart attack predicts longer-term outcomes

April 1, 2014

Phase I trials: Where all anticancer drugs begin

April 1, 2014

For the love of lemurs and Madagascar

April 1, 2014

Popular erectile dysfunction drug not effective for prostate cancer patients undergoing radiation therapy

April 1, 2014

Study: Cialis not effective for prostate cancer patients undergoing radiation therapy

April 1, 2014

Unique transplant leaves patients diabetes-free

March 27, 2014

Global Health Case Competition challenges teams from 24 universities

March 25, 2014

Stacy Higgins recipient of American College of Physicians award

March 25, 2014

Workshops on African American behavioral health set

March 24, 2014

Emory Johns Creek Hospital appoints new Board Members

March 24, 2014

Emory Match Day a milestone for graduating medical students

March 24, 2014

Emory School of Medicine students celebrate Match Day 2014

March 21, 2014

Match Day: Medical students gather for momentous ceremony

March 21, 2014

Drug policy expert develops special journal issue

March 21, 2014

Dance partners: Alum and student choreograph rewarding directed study

March 20, 2014

Del Rio to discuss future of HIV/AIDS epidemic

March 19, 2014

Emory, CareMore will collaborate to bring value care model to seniors

March 19, 2014

Are you at risk for a heart attack?

March 18, 2014

iChoose Kidney app helps patients understand treatment options

March 18, 2014

Patient-provider relationship is conference focus

March 18, 2014

Healthy Eagles help students live a healthy and balanced life

March 17, 2014

R. Paul Johnson selected as new director for Yerkes National Primate Research Center

March 14, 2014

Emory Genetics Laboratory launches Medical EmExome sequencing for clinical diagnosis

March 14, 2014

Emory islet cell transplant patients celebrate 10 years of being diabetes free

March 13, 2014

Mom and daughter take part in 6-way kidney swap at Emory University Hospital

March 13, 2014

Emory study links depression to arterial stiffness during stress

March 13, 2014

Young women more affected than men by emotional stress after heart attack

March 13, 2014

Fluorescent jungle gyms made of DNA

March 13, 2014

Chimpanzee empathy is key to understanding human engagement

March 12, 2014

Lullwater walking group re-starts

March 12, 2014

Georgia's first comprehensive congenital heart center launched

March 11, 2014

Emory investigating genetics of Parkinson's disease

March 11, 2014

5th Academic & Industry Conference focuses on medical devices, features local CEO

March 11, 2014

Hospital receives awards for stroke care

March 11, 2014

Madeleine Solomon: Changing the culture of smoking

March 7, 2014

Gift to honor long-time Emory Healthcare employee will support palliative care services

March 7, 2014

DDT identified as potential risk factor for Alzheimer's

March 7, 2014

Get another chance for a free health screening

March 6, 2014

Emory Eye Center leads five-year study on infants' vision after cataract surgery

March 6, 2014

Emory hospitals receive national recognition for exceptional heart attack care

March 6, 2014

Hepatitis C prevalence in prisons lower than previously estimated

March 6, 2014

Imprint of chemotherapy linked to inflammation in breast cancer survivors

March 4, 2014

Eighth Celebration of Technology and Innovation honors entrepreneurs

March 4, 2014

School of Nursing professor ranks No.1 for NIH Grants

March 4, 2014

Pearson elected to national transplant post

March 4, 2014

Four 'healthy' foods that sabotage weight loss

March 3, 2014

School of Public Health welcomes new chair of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education

March 3, 2014

Self-administration of flu vaccine with a patch may be feasible, study suggests

March 3, 2014

New Wound and Hyperbaric Center opens at Emory Midtown hospital

March 3, 2014

Clinical trial shows stem cell injections reduce low back pain

March 1, 2014

Emory Raises over $5K for Cancer Research through 'Aces for the Cure'

Feb. 27, 2014

Workshop addresses how to talk about end-of-life issues

Feb. 27, 2014

Emory Saint Joseph's receives national orthopaedics designation

Feb. 26, 2014

Consortium aims to improve immune response to diseases

Feb. 25, 2014

Emory hospitals named to GHA's quality honor roll

Feb. 25, 2014

Department of Pediatrics ranks in top five for NIH grants

Feb. 24, 2014

Students partner with peers to encourage healthy choices

Feb. 23, 2014

Melanoma researcher and clinician joins Winship Cancer Institute

Feb. 21, 2014

Public health expert featured in CDC's 50th anniversary Surgeon General's report

Feb. 20, 2014

Researchers hijack cancer migration mechanism to "move" brain tumors

Feb. 17, 2014

Working together on the Accountable Care Unit

Feb. 14, 2014

Professor emeritus honored for devotion to patients with sickle cell disease

Feb. 14, 2014

Lung cancer: Not just a disease of smokers

Feb. 14, 2014

NIH study seeks to improve asthma therapy for African-Americans

Feb. 14, 2014

Emory Women's Heart Center to combat heart disease in women

Feb. 13, 2014

Emory Healthcare launches new heart center for women

Feb. 12, 2014

Heart health free events, screenings planned

Feb. 11, 2014

Emory to host major international bioethics summit

Feb. 11, 2014

Medical ICU at Emory University Hospital receives Beacon Award for critical care nursing excellence

Feb. 10, 2014

Emory EMS hosts regional pediatric EMS Conference

Feb. 7, 2014

Chimpanzee research provides insight into autism spectrum disorders

Feb. 6, 2014

Emory University Orthopaedics & Spine Hospital named in top 100 for orthopaedic programs

Feb. 6, 2014

How Emory gets patients back in the game after stroke

Feb. 6, 2014

Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital provides holiday cheer to the needy

Feb. 5, 2014

Emory to host vitiligo awareness event

Feb. 5, 2014

New control target for cancer metabolism: acetylation

Feb. 5, 2014

Emory and Georgia Tech partner to roll out new DPT/PhD degree

Feb. 4, 2014

Emory hosts public awareness events in observance of American Heart Month

Feb. 4, 2014

How Emory is hitting stroke hard

Feb. 3, 2014

Winship Cancer Institute part of global cancer fight

Feb. 3, 2014

Emory Healthcare infusion services expand at Emory Johns Creek Hospital

Jan. 31, 2014

George Grant to lead Emory's Center for Pastoral Services

Jan. 31, 2014

Potential risk factor for Alzheimer's: DDT exposure

Jan. 30, 2014

Kindergarten weight strong indicator of childhood obesity

Jan. 29, 2014

Emory at Eagles Landing welcomes new physician, Dr. James Doe

Jan. 28, 2014

Getting new drugs through the 'valley of death'

Jan. 27, 2014

Six ways to reduce your risk of cancer in the new year

Jan. 24, 2014

Prize-winning neurologist donates $250,000 in support of Parkinson's research

Jan. 24, 2014

Relationship between retina and circadian rhythms explored in new book

Jan. 24, 2014

Aging brains need 'chaperone' proteins

Jan. 23, 2014

Emory doctor named top hospitalist

Jan. 23, 2014

Georgia Bio awards recognize Emory bioscience leaders

Jan. 23, 2014

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of GA, Emory Healthcare partner to improve health care delivery model

Jan. 22, 2014

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia and Emory Healthcare announce partnership

Jan. 22, 2014

Parkinson's drugs could provide new avenue to treat diabetes-related vision problems

Jan. 21, 2014

NIH-funded summer program introduces pediatric bioengineering to undergraduates

Jan. 16, 2014

University Course offers classes in poverty, disease, power

Jan. 16, 2014

50 years later: U.S. Surgeon General's report on cigarettes and cancer

Jan. 16, 2014

Emory University Hospital's nursing excellence honored with prestigious Magnet recognition

Jan. 15, 2014

The heart of public health: Eugene Gangarosa

Jan. 13, 2014

Emory first in Georgia to use new wireless defibrillator for common heart condition

Jan. 9, 2014

Fitness center celebrates makeover

Jan. 9, 2014

In Madagascar: A health crisis of people and their ecosystem

Jan. 9, 2014

Working creatively to strengthen cancer research at Winship

Jan. 8, 2014

Nanoparticles could become powerful tool to prevent cancer

Jan. 8, 2014

Trethewey explores poetry as 'alternative medicine'

Jan. 7, 2014

Health expo offers employees help with wellness goals

Jan. 7, 2014

Emory patient's bone marrow transplant story: From hospice to health

Jan. 3, 2014

Keeping your New Year's resolutions for a heart-healthy diet

Jan. 2, 2014

Researchers identify gene that influences the ability to remember faces

Dec. 29, 2013

13 top stories for 2013

Dec. 28, 2013

A tremendous 2013 for Winship Cancer Institute

Dec. 23, 2013

Emory University Hospital Emergency Department expands

Dec. 20, 2013

Emory, Georgia Tech team up for new high performance computing cluster

Dec. 20, 2013

JScreen for genetic screening of diseases affecting the Jewish-Ashkenazi community

Dec. 20, 2013

NIH designates Emory-CDC Clinical Trials Unit, including four HIV/AIDS clinical research sites

Dec. 18, 2013

Report shows Emory's benefit to the community

Dec. 17, 2013

Exposome Research Center has funds for pilot projects

Dec. 16, 2013

Healthy Emory: Advancing a culture of wellness

Dec. 16, 2013

Emory stroke team part of NIH network

Dec. 15, 2013

Neurologist awarded $3 million life sciences breakthrough award

Dec. 15, 2013

Liana Smith: Helping prehealth students along the career path

Dec. 13, 2013

Student advocates build a movement for health insurance outreach

Dec. 12, 2013

Liotta named National Academy of Inventors Fellow

Dec. 12, 2013

Public health professor has a gift for teaching

Dec. 9, 2013

Practical lessons in public health

Dec. 8, 2013

Alzheimer's drug discovery: Looking under the right ROCK

Dec. 5, 2013

'Saving Lives at Birth' funds microneedle vaccine patch project for pregnant women

Dec. 5, 2013

Dogs help students 'paws' for study break

Dec. 4, 2013

Mice can inherit learned sensitivity to a smell

Dec. 2, 2013

Morehouse medical chief to give Morgan Lecture on Women and Health

Nov. 26, 2013

Mayberg named AAAS 2013 Fellow

Nov. 25, 2013

School of Medicine appoints new chair of Department of Medicine

Nov. 25, 2013

Rain plan: 'Quilt on the Quad' to commemorate World AIDS Day

Nov. 25, 2013

After heart attack, mental stress affects heart more in younger women

Nov. 21, 2013

Emory School of Medicine and Emory Healthcare announce strategic integration

Nov. 21, 2013

MotherToBaby counseling service supports local moms-to-be

Nov. 21, 2013

Effective messaging could lead to more flu vaccinations

Nov. 19, 2013

Blood growth factor boosts effect of exercise in peripheral artery disease

Nov. 19, 2013

Give or get support to stop smoking at Great American Smokeout

Nov. 18, 2013

Epidemiologist without borders: Stan Foster

Nov. 18, 2013

Center for Injury Control commemorates 20th anniversary

Nov. 11, 2013

Emory University Hospital explores 'intensive care unit of the future'

Nov. 11, 2013

New study identifies signs of autism in the first months of life

Nov. 6, 2013

External research funding tops $500 million

Nov. 6, 2013

Foege Fellows work on the frontlines of public health

Nov. 4, 2013

Parity laws for substance use disorders linked to increase in access to treatment

Oct. 30, 2013

Behavioral Health Policy Studies focus of new center

Oct. 29, 2013

African American women develop lupus at a younger age

Oct. 28, 2013

Emory Autism Center, Atlanta airport train employees to assist individuals with autism

Oct. 24, 2013

Health Sciences Research Building dedication set for Oct. 24

Oct. 22, 2013

Caring for farmworkers inspires students

Oct. 22, 2013

Institute of Medicine elects public health, infectious disease leader

Oct. 21, 2013

Donor egg cycles for IVF have increased, as have good outcomes for donor egg births

Oct. 20, 2013

Emory hospitals ranked in top 10 nationally for quality achievements

Oct. 20, 2013

Penetrating cancer's shield

Oct. 17, 2013

Packaging stem cells in capsules for heart therapy

Oct. 11, 2013

Cognitive function drug proves beneficial for patients with brain cancer

Oct. 10, 2013

Physical therapy researchers bridge disciplines, institutions

April 23, 2013