Driving discovery

Driving discovery

Emory received $734 million in external research funding in fiscal year 2018, the most ever for the university. Funded research helps Emory improve and save lives, attract top professors and students, and create jobs and spark economic growth.


'Potato gene' reveals how ancient Andeans adapted to starchy diet

'Potato gene' reveals how ancient Andeans adapted to starchy diet

DNA analyses done by Emory geneticists show that ancient populations of the Peruvian highlands adapted to the introduction of agriculture and an extreme, high-altitude environment in ways distinct from other global populations.

Mild Cognitive Impairment Program empowers patients to participate in research, clinical care and wellness

Mild Cognitive Impairment Program empowers patients to participate in research, clinical care and wellness

A new paradigm-shifting program at the Emory Brain Health Center aims to tackle early declines in memory, a condition that affects up to 20 percent of Americans over age 65 -- an age group that is expected to double to 88.5 million by the year 2050.

Her kidney donation now could save her granddaughter's life later

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Her kidney donation now could save her granddaughter's life later

The National Kidney Registry's new voucher program works like a 'gift certificate,' allowing a donor to give a kidney now in order for their loved one to receive one in the future. Meet the first family to participate at Emory, with surgeon Nicole Turgeon.

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Giving back on Emory Cares International Service Day

The 15th annual Emory Cares International Service Day, held Saturday, Nov. 10, drew more than 1,000 registrants in 50 cities and seven countries around the world. Volunteers helped with dozens of community projects, including more than 20 in the Atlanta area.

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Health sciences library opens 'Spirit Lives On' dementia awareness exhibit

"The Spirit Lives On: Art and the Mind," a new permanent exhibit at the Woodruff Health Sciences Center Library, features art and photography by people with dementia illnesses and their caregivers from the Emory community.

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Emory commemorates Veterans Day

As cold rain fell outside, the Emory community filled Cannon Chapel on Monday to honor the service and sacrifices of veterans and those currently in the U.S. military.

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Emory outlines legislative priorities after midterm elections

With most results from the Nov. 6 midterm election now in, Emory's Office of Government and Community Affairs outlines the university's state and federal legislative priorities for the coming year.