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AADE, Emory University and Johnson & Johnson Diabetes Institute Partner to Educate and Improve Access to Care for Atlanta-area Minorities with Diabetes

ATLANTA, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) today announced the launch of an Atlanta-based program aimed at improving self-management of diabetes among minority populations. In partnership with Emory University's Latino Diabetes Education Program...

Radianse Announces Real-Time Tracking of Emory ED Staff and Patients to Trace and Contain Infectious Disease Spread

Radianse Smart Sense technology assures hospital will know where and when patients and staff interact, giving hospital a way to see, analyze and respond to influenza transmission patterns ATLANTA, April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Radianse, Inc. today announced that the Emergency Department (ED) of Em...

Omnicell is Awarded Sole-source Contract by Emory Healthcare

For Omnicell point-of-use and central pharmacy automation solutions MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Jan. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Omnicell, Inc., (Nasdaq: OMCL ) a leading provider of system solutions to acute healthcare facilities, has been awarded a five year, sole-source contract by Emory Hea...

Pivotal Emory study focuses on teens at risk for psychosis

Emory University in Atlanta is playing a key role in the largest, most comprehensive study ever funded by the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) of adolescents and young adults at risk for developing a psychotic disorder. The five-year, $25-million study joins the resources of Emory and se...

Syntermed licenses Emory imaging technology for improved evaluation of heart failure patients

New imaging software that will allow physicians to more accurately diagnose and treat heart failure patients has been licensed by Emory University to Syntermed, an Atlanta-based nuclear medicine imaging and informatics software company. The software uses multiharmonic phase analysis (MHPA), a tech...

NIH grant to Emory and pediatric partners aims to improve kidney transplants for children

Emory University School of Medicine and Children's Healthcare of Atlanta are teaming up with two university hospitals in California to find new ways to make kidney transplants more tolerable for children. Emory and Children's will partner with UCLA's Mattel Childrens Hospital in Los Angeles an...

Alimera Sciences Signs Second Agreement With Emory University for Potential Treatments Using New Class of Antioxidants

ATLANTA, Feb. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Alimera Sciences has entered into a second exclusive worldwide agreement with Emory University to explore oxidative stress management -- specifically the reduction of reactive oxygen species (ROS) -- as a treatment for ophthalmic diseases. The agreement gives...

MIT's McGovern Institute honors Emory neuroscientist for contributions to psychiatry

The McGovern Institute for Brain Research at MIT announced today that Michael Davis, a neuroscientist at Emory University in Atlanta GA, will be the 2008 recipient of the Edward M. Scolnick Prize in Neuroscience. The Scolnick Prize is awarded annually by the McGovern Institute to recognize an indi...

Take Note: Doodling Can Help Memory

It actually keeps us on track with boring tasks, study suggests,,,, FRIDAY, Feb. 27 (HealthDay News) -- You might look like you're not paying attention when you doodle, but science says otherwise. Researchers in the United Kingdom found that test subjects who doodled while listen...

Out-of-Control Blood Sugar May Affect Memory

Close monitoring can keep problem from advancing, experts say THURSDAY, Feb. 19 (HealthDay News) -- A rise in blood sugar levels causes poorer brain function in people with type 2 diabetes, according to a study that included nearly 3,000 people aged 55 and older at 52 sites in Canada a...

Circadian Rhythm Plays Role in Memory

Hamsters deprived of body's sleep-wake system 'can't remember anything,' study says MONDAY, Oct. 13 (HealthDay News) -- Your body clock may do more than help guide your daily sleep/wake cycle -- it may also play a vital role in learning and memory, say Stanford University researchers. ...

First Ultrasound Thrombolysis in U.S. Performed at Emory University Hospital

Physicians at Emory University Hospital recently performed for the first time in the United States a procedure called Ultrasound Assisted Thrombolysis to destroy a deadly blood clot in a patient suffering from deep vein thrombosis. The procedure was performed by Abbas Chamsuddin, MD, assoc...

NIH Awards Emory $3.6 Million for Schizophrenia Gene Research

The National Institute of Mental Health of the National Institutes of Health has awarded Emory University School of Medicine a $3.6 million research grant to test schizophrenic patients for a recently discovered variation in the human genome. The project is led by Stephen T. Warren, PhD, Timmie Pr...

Death and Disability from Brain Injury Reduced, Emory Researchers Report

About 1.5 to 2 million people in the U.S. sustain a traumatic brain injury (TBI) each year, leading to 50,000 deaths and 80,000 new cases of long-term disability. It also is a major cause of death and disability among children and military personnel. Despite the enormity of the problem, sc...

Researchers from Emory University Undertake A New Genetic Mapping

Researchers from Atlanta have announced that in a new project they've begun to draw out a new kind of genetic data that may help explain why some people// are susceptible or resistant to certain diseases. It has been reported that the synopsis of the project that is being undertaken by the re...

Genetic indicates memory

According to researchers in a study working with animals say they have located the genes related to memory and learning. Although the research is early, they say it could one day lead to better treatments// for memory and learning disorders. Researchers say previous research into this area was only...

For a Better Memory

Is mom or dad left-handed? How about siblings? If so, you might have a better memory for events -- no matter what hand you favour. The key lies in a part of the brain called the corpus callosum, which seems to be larger and more developed in folks with a family history of left-handedness, says stud...

Yerkes researchers propose ambitious new strategies for AIDS vaccine research

... Researchers at the Yerkes National Primate Research Center, emory University, believe conventional vaccine strategies should not be the only ..." For nearly eight decades, the Yerkes National Primate Research Center, emory University, has been dedicated to conducting essential basic science and tr...

GeoVax Labs, Inc. Announces Six Month 2009 Financial Results and Provides Operational Update

...re AIDS vaccine technologies were developed by Dr. Harriet Robinson, Senior V.P. of Research and Development, through a collaboration of colleagues at emory University's Vaccine Center, the National Institutes of Health (NIH), The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and GeoVax. GeoVax's...

Medicines Top Source of Kids' Poisonings

... Dr. Robert Geller, a professor of pediatrics at emory University School of Medicine and medical director...lanta; Robert Geller, M.D., professor, pediatrics, emory University School of Medicine, medical director, Georgia Poison Center, and chief, emory Pediatric Staff, Grady Health System; Aug. 4, 200...

Atlanta Cosmetic Plastic Surgeon Thomas Lintner, MD Renewing Bodies and Spirits for New Moms with a Mommy Makeover

...he American College of Surgeons, the American Board of Plastic Surgery, and the Georgia Society of Plastic Surgeons. He earned his medical degree from emory University, and has published a number of articles on topics in both general and plastic surgery for some of the nation’s leading medical journa...

HIV integrase inhibitor effective for patients beginning antiretroviral treatment

...ation in an upcoming issue of the Lancet . Lead author of the Lancet article is Jeffrey Lennox, MD, professor of medicine (infectious diseases) at emory University School of Medicine. Lennox is chief of Emory's HIV/AIDS clinical trials unit and vice-chair of medicine dealing with Grady Memorial Hospita...

Prioritize Pregnant Women to Get Swine Flu Shot, Experts Say

...ancy. She died May 5 after falling into a coma. Her healthy baby girl was delivered by C-section. Why does pregnancy put women at special flu risk? emory University's Dr. Kevin Ault told the Associated Press that pregnancy causes changes to women's respiratory and immune systems that may make it more ...

Clyde C. Tuggle, Senior Vice President at The Coca-Cola Company, Elected to CASA* Board

...ee of Agnes Scott College and the Georgia Research Alliance and is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, the International Advisory Council of emory University, and the U.S.-Russia Business Council. Tuggle graduated from Hamilton College in New York and received a master's degree from Yale Univers...

U.S. Expects 160 Million Doses of Swine Flu Vaccine by October

...he trials include the University of Iowa; St. Louis University; Baylor College of Medicine in Houston; Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati; emory University in Atlanta; Group Health Cooperative, Seattle; and Vanderbilt University in Nashville, officials said. In Australia, Adelaide-based drug...

Atlanta Sports Medicine Doctor Spero Karas Wins 'Atlanta's Top Doctors' Honor Again

...ts and work-related injuries. As Director of emory University's Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Fellowshi...ia. In addition to Dr. Karas' role as director of emory Orthopaedic Sports Medicine, he currently serves a...ulting team physician for Georgia Tech University, emory University Athletics, and Lakeside High School. ...

U.S. Swine Flu Vaccine Trials Set to Begin

...he trials include the University of Iowa; St. Louis University; Baylor College of Medicine in Houston; Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati; emory University in Atlanta, Group Health Cooperative, Seattle; and Vanderbilt University in Nashville, officials said. In Australia, Adelaide-based drug...

NIAID set to launch clinical trials to test 2009 H1N1 influenza vaccine candidates

...accine and Treatment Evaluation Units include the following: Baylor College of Medicine, Houston Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati emory University, Atlanta Group Health Cooperative, Seattle Saint Louis University, St. Louis University of Iowa, Iowa City University of Maryland Schoo...

Public Health Experts Discuss Infectious Diseases Threats at News Conference

...vention, executive secretary of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) and professor of pediatrics in the department of pediatrics at emory University School of Medicine outlined the risks associated with animal exposures to non-traditional pets in the home and to animals in public setting...

Anti-epilepsy drug risk on cognitive function for unborn children

...eptic drug sodium valproate whilst pregnant, are likely to have an IQ of six to nine points lower than average. The research, in collaboration with emory University in the US and the Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, tested more than 300 three-year-olds in the UK and US, whos...

National Coalition of Mental Health Consumer/Survivor Organizations Hires Director of Government Relations

...ed at the New York law firm of Webster and Sheffield, for which he opened a Washington, DC, office. He has both a law degree and a medical degree from emory University. Bryant will work closely with Lauren Spiro, Director of the National Coalition. Says Spiro, "Thomas Bryant is a terrific addition...

Increase in Thyroid Cancer Puzzles Experts

..., D.C.; Amy Chen, M.D., director of health services research, American Cancer Society and associate professor of otolaryngology-head and neck surgery, emory University, Atlanta; online, July 13, 2009 Cancer ...

Post-transplant combo can replace toxic immune-suppressing drugs in monkeys

...plants are performed on monkeys, scientists at the emory Transplant Center have shown. The non-human primat...ealth and Yerkes National Primate Research Center, emory University. The results are published in the Ju...or Allan Kirk, MD, PhD, scientific director of the emory Transplant Center and a Georgia Research Alliance ...

Remote-control closed system invented for inserting radio-active atoms inside fullerenes

... Blacksburg, Va. Virginia Tech chemistry Professor Harry C. Dorn, emory and Henry College chemistry Professor James Duchamp, and Panos Fatouros, professor and chair of the Division of Radiation Physics and Biology at the V...

6th Annual Neurosurgery Charity Softball Tournament Hits It Out of the Park For Pediatric Brain Tumor Research Fund

...rsity ; Mount Sinai School of Medicine; Harvard University ; Yale University ; The Johns Hopkins University ; Albert Einstein College of Medicine; emory University ; Duke University ; University of Pennsylvania ; University of Utah; Dartmouth College ; Thomas Jefferson ; Northwestern University ; ...

Specialized California Medical Center (Heart411.com) Offers Top-Notch Cardiothoracic Surgery

...am Mohammadzadeh serves as a Principal at the California Center for Cardiothoracic Surgery, and has worked at the University of Michigan Hospital, emory University Hospitals and the University of California San Diego Medical Center to hone his skill in cardiothoracic surgery . The vast knowle...

Sudden Cardiac Arrest Foundation Mourns the Loss of Michael Jackson

...en cardiac arrest is not uncommon," said Bobby Khan, MD, Chairman of the SCA Foundation Board of Directors, Fulbright Scholar, Associate Professor at emory University and Director of the Coronary Care Unit and Cardiovascular Research at Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta. "Sudden cardiac arrest can happe...

Glucose challenge test is accurate and economical for diabetes and prediabetes screening

...nrecognized diabetes and prediabetes, according to emory University researchers. A test commonly used to...nrecognized diabetes and prediabetes, according to emory University researchers. The results of the stud..." said lead study author Lawrence S. Phillips, MD, emory University School of Medicine Professor of Medicin...

Emory researchers announce Phase III study of progesterone for traumatic brain injury

... emory University officials this week announced the third...ial Hospital will serve as the lead center, led by emory University School of Medicine faculty researchers,..., MD, assistant professor of emergency medicine at emory School of Medicine is the national study's lead in...

Transplant drug stimulates immune memory

...s responsible for immune memory, scientists at the emory Vaccine Center have discovered. In experiments ...the laboratory of Rafi Ahmed, PhD, director of the emory Vaccine Center and a Georgia Research Alliance Emi...up with Christian Larsen, MD, PhD, director of the emory Transplant Center and chair of the Department of S...
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