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Emory heart transplant recipients celebrate life at Heart-to-Heart event

Feb. 21, 2018

Emory global health case competition tackles refugee health in Atlanta

Feb. 20, 2018

Inaugural event at Emory Sports Medicine Complex honors leader in orthopaedics

Feb. 19, 2018

Study links high community sanitation coverage to lower risk of trachoma

Feb. 19, 2018

Study: Central corneal thickness could affect glaucoma risk

Feb. 19, 2018

Survey finds misperceptions about organ transplant hinder donation decisions

Feb. 19, 2018

An Emory clinic is transforming memory care

Feb. 16, 2018

Emory emergency medicine providers lead flu response at Grady

Feb. 16, 2018

Move More Challenge returns with new ways to track your steps

Feb. 15, 2018

Emory joins NIH clinical trial studying biomarker for lower respiratory infection

Feb. 14, 2018

Emory takes steps to prevent, respond to flu cases on campus

Feb. 13, 2018

Winship celebrates 20 years of outstanding BMT leadership

Feb. 12, 2018

Knocking out eye cancer twice

Feb. 9, 2018

Emory emergency medicine physicians reunite with Peachtree Road Race cardiac arrest survivor

Feb. 9, 2018

Emory Healthcare and Atlanta Dream announce partnership expansion

Feb. 7, 2018

Dabney P. Evans recipient of the 2018 ASPPH Early Career Public Health Teaching Award

Feb. 7, 2018

Emory, Bank of America and U.S. Trust team up against Alzheimer's disease

Feb. 6, 2018

Miniature 'bleeding' device eases study of clotting disorders

Feb. 6, 2018

Winship names Madhav Dhodapkar as Director of New Center for Cancer Immunology

Feb. 5, 2018

Georgia Bio selects Georgia Clinical & Translational Science Alliance for Deal of the Year Award

Feb. 2, 2018

Emory selects cardiothoracic bioengineer for Levy Research Award

Feb. 2, 2018

Emory Alumni Association announces 2018 Emory Medal recipients

Feb. 1, 2018

Kids' well visits linked to lower appendicitis complications

Feb. 1, 2018

Emory's School of Nursing in top five in NIH research funding for the past three years

Jan. 31, 2018

Emory Johns Creek Hospital opens two new units to boost care capacity for patients

Jan. 31, 2018

Emory hosts community conversation on America's opioid crisis

Jan. 30, 2018

New method calculates equilibrium constant at the small scale

Jan. 30, 2018

2018 Japan Prize is awarded to Emory immunologist Max Cooper

Jan. 30, 2018

Flu season 2018: Fast facts and tips you need to know

Jan. 29, 2018

Chimpanzee studies highlight disease risk to all endangered wildlife

Jan. 29, 2018

Calculations for the greater good

Jan. 26, 2018

Tactic for controlling motor symptoms of advanced Parkinson's

Jan. 26, 2018

Emory Healthcare receives multiple statewide quality and patient safety awards

Jan. 26, 2018

Healthy Emory Connect is catching on with Emory employees

Jan. 23, 2018

Winship gives new meaning to the "Big C"

Jan. 22, 2018

Emory Johns Creek Hospital patient raises ALS awareness through art

Jan. 22, 2018

Winship welcomes new physician to Emory Johns Creek Hospital

Jan. 22, 2018

Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital to host Run for Mercy 5K

Jan. 19, 2018

From astronaut dreams to interventional cardiology

Jan. 18, 2018

Zika Contraception Access Network (Z-CAN) supports 21,000 Puerto Rican women at height of Zika outbreak

Jan. 18, 2018

Emory Saint Joseph's employees travel over 176,000 miles in fitness initiative

Jan. 18, 2018

Emory Healthcare equipment finds new life at Clarkston Community Health Center

Jan. 17, 2018

Emory Johns Creek Hospital offers free wellness event, health screenings to women

Jan. 17, 2018

Georgia Research Alliance universities sign agreement to share core facilities

Jan. 16, 2018

Monica Farley named the Jonas A. Shulman Professor in Infectious Diseases

Jan. 16, 2018

Raymond Dingledine awarded national pharmacology career achievement award

Jan. 16, 2018

Photos: Healthy New YOU Expo

Jan. 16, 2018

MEDIA ADVISORY: Emory Johns Creek Hospital expands, adds two units and 20 observation beds

Jan. 12, 2018

Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) launching Jan. 15

Jan. 12, 2018

Yerkes: Working to cure what ails you

Jan. 10, 2018

Healthy Emory Connect offers one-stop shop for healthy living

Jan. 9, 2018

Rollins Foundation creates Stephen D. Clements, Jr. Chair in Cardiovascular Disease Prevention

Jan. 9, 2018

Emory Women's Center opens new clinic in Johns Creek, welcomes gynecologic specialists

Jan. 9, 2018

Cellular traffic jam seen in ALS/FTD

Jan. 9, 2018

Blue Ridge Group Report: Health leaders have moral imperative to address clinician burnout

Jan. 8, 2018

Once-hungry investors pass on meal-kit startups

Jan. 8, 2018

Study shows link between regular attendance at religious services and health and longevity

Jan. 8, 2018

Commentary suggests public health implications from seven banned words

Jan. 8, 2018

Aversion to holes driven by disgust, not fear, study finds

Jan. 5, 2018

PrEP and targeted intervention strategies effective in high risk adolescent sexual minority males

Jan. 5, 2018

Healthy New YOU Expo returns with focus on fitness, nutrition, meditation and more

Jan. 4, 2018

Yerkes researchers find clues to AIDS resistance in sooty mangabey genome

Jan. 3, 2018

Emory medical residents complete a successful Fellowship Match

Jan. 3, 2018

Emory hospitals ring in 2018 with New Year's newborns

Jan. 3, 2018

Targeting cancer by sabotaging the DNA repair seesaw

Jan. 2, 2018

Emory University Hospital Midtown collects needed supplies for HEALing Community Center

Dec. 22, 2017

Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital honors nurses during Evening of Magnetism

Dec. 22, 2017

Selective suppression of inflammation could deplete HIV and control HIV activation

Dec. 21, 2017

Emory researchers, colleagues receive $1.2 million for HCV research

Dec. 21, 2017

A big leap in DNA nanotech

Dec. 20, 2017

Emory Reproductive Center has new look as practice grows

Dec. 20, 2017

Skin immunization by microneedle patch overcomes statin-induced suppression of flu vaccine response in mice

Dec. 20, 2017

Emory Healthcare among first in Georgia to treat patients with new spinal cord stimulator for chronic pain

Dec. 20, 2017

Researchers find increase in global mortality rates associated with seasonal flu

Dec. 20, 2017

Winship patient gives gifts, dresses up in costume to spread holiday cheer

Dec. 19, 2017

Direct amygdala stimulation can enhance human memory

Dec. 19, 2017

Emory psychologist offers tips to survive holiday stress

Dec. 19, 2017

Raymond Young: Medicine for the body and mind

Dec. 18, 2017

New methods reveal the biomechanics of blood clotting

Dec. 18, 2017

Rollins professor leads AHA scientific statement linking childhood adversity and heart disease

Dec. 18, 2017

2017: A Year of Milestones at Winship

Dec. 15, 2017

National Academy of Inventors names Emory's Langberg and Rothbaum as fellows

Dec. 14, 2017

Immune cells turn back time to achieve memory

Dec. 13, 2017

Salty, sour, bitter, sweet success

Dec. 13, 2017

St. Francis Hospital and Emory Healthcare celebrate a year of heart healing care in Columbus

Dec. 13, 2017

Study finds link between marriage age and long-term economic empowerment for women in Egypt

Dec. 12, 2017

School of Nursing Celebrates Graduate Winter Awards Ceremony

Dec. 11, 2017

School of Nursing Honors BSN and ABSN December Graduates During Winter Awards Ceremony

Dec. 11, 2017

A new fuzzy face in Emory's Counseling and Psychological Services

Dec. 11, 2017

Emory Healthcare provided $73.5 million in charity care in FY 2016-2017

Dec. 10, 2017

UPDATE: DNP/MSN Winter Awards 2017 Postponed

Dec. 8, 2017

Rollins researchers selected as partners in 10-year Gilead HIV/AIDS COMPASS Initiative

Dec. 7, 2017

Crane's 'Eating Ethically' draws inspiration from Emory classroom

Dec. 6, 2017

Dunbar Earns Highest Alumni Association Honor from Florida State University

Dec. 6, 2017

Photos: Emory marks World AIDS Day

Dec. 5, 2017

Emory Sports Medicine Complex officially opens to patients

Dec. 4, 2017

Emory Healthcare Call Center honors a colleague with heart screening

Dec. 4, 2017

From tiny seeds communities flourish

Dec. 4, 2017

Emory-CDC HIV Clinical Trials Group leads studies in four countries through NIH networks

Dec. 1, 2017

Helping the brain prune bad habits

Dec. 1, 2017

Behind the scenes at Winship

Nov. 30, 2017

Botanical medicine course takes multi-disciplinary look at how plants can heal

Nov. 30, 2017

'Paws' from preparing for finals with Woodruff Library's Pet Therapy Study Break

Nov. 29, 2017

Quilt on the Quad recognizes World AIDS Day

Nov. 28, 2017

20 years of HIV/AIDS research at Emory

Nov. 28, 2017

Emory Sports Medicine offers new micro-invasive technique for treatment of carpal tunnel syndrome

Nov. 27, 2017

Emory Nursing faculty given top honors

Nov. 22, 2017

Song named Edith F. Honeycutt Chair in Nursing

Nov. 21, 2017

New catalyst controls activation of a carbon-hydrogen bond

Nov. 21, 2017

Emory Vaccine Center Associate Director is elected AAAS Fellow

Nov. 20, 2017

Winship researcher reports new treatment option for EGFR-mutated lung cancer

Nov. 18, 2017

Emory Healthcare opens Buckhead primary care clinic: Emory at Peachtree Hills

Nov. 17, 2017

eXtraordinarY: New clinic for X and Y chromosome variations

Nov. 15, 2017

Tammie E. Quest named a Visionary in Hospice and Palliative Medicine

Nov. 15, 2017

DeKalb Medical and Emory Healthcare sign Letter of Intent to form strategic partnership

Nov. 14, 2017

Emory Johns Creek Hospital celebrates 10th anniversary, raises funds for new technology

Nov. 14, 2017

Study to improve how families, patients, caregivers cope with Alzheimer's disease

Nov. 13, 2017

Landmark study may impact standard stroke treatment guidelines

Nov. 11, 2017

New wake-promoting node pinpointed in brain

Nov. 10, 2017

Emory and Grady awarded nearly $4 million to study Atlanta car crashes and subsequent injury

Nov. 9, 2017

Special Issue of Journal of Nursing Scholarship Confronts Climate Change and Health

Nov. 9, 2017

Mandatory state policies work best to curb power plant emissions, study finds

Nov. 7, 2017

Lifestyle changes more effective than drugs for diabetes prevention long-term, study finds

Nov. 7, 2017

Award-winning doctoral candidate selected as the 2017 Lesbian Health Fund grant recipient

Nov. 3, 2017

Medical director named for Navicent Health and Emory Healthcare's new surgical partnership

Nov. 1, 2017

First ever state-level primary and secondary syphilis report shows highest cases among MSM

Nov. 1, 2017

Angela Amar named Dean of UNLV School of Nursing

Nov. 1, 2017

Emory nurse receives 2017 National Magnet Nurse of the Year Award

Oct. 31, 2017

Space station will host stem cells for heart research

Oct. 31, 2017

Building a framework for ethics in global health research

Oct. 30, 2017

Emory Spiritual Health educates staff on interfaith patient care in times of crisis

Oct. 30, 2017

Rollins researchers say, "ask women" when it comes to maternal vaccines

Oct. 27, 2017

Emory Dialysis Center at Candler treats displaced hurricane victims

Oct. 25, 2017

CDC funds Emory project to automate analysis of mixed strains of antibiotic-resistant bacteria

Oct. 25, 2017

Mysterious DNA modification seen in stress response

Oct. 25, 2017

Long-lasting blood vessel repair in animals via stem cells

Oct. 23, 2017

Emory School of Medicine appoints Lucky Jain as Chair of Pediatrics

Oct. 20, 2017

Cristo Rey students join Emory Healthcare with work study program

Oct. 20, 2017

USAID awards Emory $4.5M to establish physical therapy profession in country of Georgia

Oct. 20, 2017

Refresh from Stress wellness program returns for November

Oct. 19, 2017

Immunologist Max Cooper elected to French Académie des Sciences and Royal Society of London

Oct. 19, 2017

Minimally invasive robotic surgery provides new option for pancreatic cancer patients

Oct. 19, 2017

2017 Nurses' Alumni Association Award recipients to be recognized at School of Nursing Homecoming and Alumni Awards Celebration

Oct. 17, 2017

Reservoir explorers find extra HIV/SIV pond

Oct. 17, 2017

Winship 5K on pace to raise record amount

Oct. 16, 2017

Disassociating advocacy efforts from the Affordable Care Act can make them more effective, researcher finds

Oct. 16, 2017

National Academy of Medicine elects Emory leaders in neuroscience, global health

Oct. 16, 2017

Emory's Rose Library awarded archival grant to foster collaborative AIDS education

Oct. 12, 2017

Emory's HERCULES Center gives local communities data to combat environmental hazards

Oct. 12, 2017

Emory hosts public health symposium on lessons learned from Ebola

Oct. 10, 2017

Rollins epidemiologist David Kleinbaum retires

Oct. 10, 2017

Emory program that teaches compassion to doctors now taught in 30 U.S. and Canadian medical schools

Oct. 10, 2017

Cancer Research Institute honors Rafi Ahmed with William B. Coley Award

Oct. 10, 2017

Trio in biostatistics: 'Role models for us all'

Oct. 9, 2017

Emory Nursing alumna guides patients in cancer clinical trials

Oct. 9, 2017

AAMC awards Emory Integrated Core Facilities

Oct. 9, 2017

Researchers offer critical evaluation of performance metric, the Relative Citation Ratio 

Oct. 9, 2017

Screenings, risk assessment help Emory employees evaluate their health

Oct. 4, 2017

NSF awards Emory's Center for Selective C-H Functionalization $20 million

Oct. 4, 2017

Emory students host American Mock World Health Organization Conference

Oct. 4, 2017

Happy Tails therapy dogs bring comfort and joy to hospital patients

Sep. 15, 2017

Hunting for a cure, providing the best care

Sep. 6, 2017

Cancer and HIV: Closing the screening gap

Sep. 4, 2017

Making music to help people with HIV

Aug. 28, 2017

Kahn named medical director of radiation oncology at Winship at Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital

Aug. 28, 2017

Emory alumni educate future nurse-midwives at School of Nursing

Aug. 20, 2017

Moms and future moms with rare inherited disorder aim for healthy babies

Aug. 13, 2017

Emory and Georgia Tech enjoy unique, longtime partnership in research and academics

Aug. 10, 2017

Seeing the patient behind the disease

Aug. 7, 2017

How religious songs can help cancer patients heal

Aug. 2, 2017

From nursing student to Emory nurse resident

July 28, 2017

Using your own stem cells to help your body heal osteoarthritis

July 28, 2017

Child-friendly app gives young cancer patients a voice

July 25, 2017

A doctor's legacy: Training the next generation of diagnosticians

July 25, 2017

Special feature: Surviving the unsurvivable

July 20, 2017

Mutant mosquitos make insecticide-resistance monitoring key to controlling Zika

July 20, 2017

Young athletes: Too much too soon?

July 10, 2017

Emory helps a survivor survive even longer

July 6, 2017

Clearing the air: Indoor air pollution

July 4, 2017

Mouse study suggests how hearing a warning sound turns into fearing it over time

June 29, 2017

Emory develops national database of clinics that prescribe HIV prevention drug PrEP

June 26, 2017

July: 10 things to do for $10 or less

June 26, 2017

Diabetes: From disease of affluent countries to global problem

June 22, 2017

Special feature: Doctors on the field

June 21, 2017

Videos help women better understand cancer clinical trials

June 19, 2017

Summer reading: 8 books by Emory faculty to add to your list

June 15, 2017

To boldly go where public health hasn't gone before

June 14, 2017

Georgia natives return to Emory to practice medicine

June 8, 2017

Dads show gender biases, in both brain responses and behaviors toward toddlers

May 26, 2017

'Epitaphs' exhibit to feature Billy Howard's photographs of people living with HIV/AIDS

May 24, 2017

Emory Integrated Core Facilities offering HTG gene expression services

May 17, 2017

Diabetes: Fighting the epidemic the way public health has fought HIV

May 15, 2017

Finding mental disorders with math

May 11, 2017

Carol Hogue wins Jefferson Award for career dedicated to healthier families

May 5, 2017

Lewin discusses State of the Woodruff Health Sciences Center

May 2, 2017

Emory goes all out for March for Science Atlanta

April 27, 2017

AAU report highlights university initiatives to combat sexual misconduct

April 27, 2017

Emory law, global health professor named Carnegie Fellow

April 26, 2017

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

April 25, 2017

There's an app for that

April 21, 2017

Project invites students, faculty, staff to create collaborative vision of health

April 19, 2017

Oxford campus drill tests emergency preparedness

April 18, 2017

Ready, set, go! for Heel to Heal Superhero 5K and Fundraiser

April 18, 2017

For Emory undergrads, learning new perspectives on health is as easy as 1, 2, 3

April 14, 2017

Expert Q&A: The antibiotic resistance threat

April 12, 2017

Two Emory faculty elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

April 11, 2017

Medical faculty recognized by their Emory peers on Doctors' Day

April 5, 2017

A doctor's calling: Pushing for routine HIV testing

March 29, 2017

Primate-parasite network analyses show how germs jump from host to host

March 23, 2017

Colorful Choices Challenge encourages rainbow of healthy food

March 16, 2017

Hungry Games carnival aims to fight food insecurity on campus

March 15, 2017

School of Nursing ranked 4th in U.S. News 2018 graduate school rankings

March 14, 2017

'Know Your Numbers' screenings help Emory employees learn key health statistics

March 13, 2017

Help boost Emory HIV research for 'STAT Madness'

March 7, 2017

Radiology training saves lives in Egypt

Feb. 21, 2017

Are we facing a future without antibiotics?

Feb. 20, 2017

When stress becomes physical

Feb. 20, 2017

Academic symposium addresses three aspects of improving global health

Feb. 8, 2017