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    Blocking ileal bile acid uptake safeguards against NAFLD

    October 12, 2016

    An orally administered inhibitor of bile acid uptake in the ileum protects against diet-induced NAFLD in mice, according to a new study. The drug, which is not systemically absorbed, also improved glucose tolerance, altered liver bile acid composition and normalized hepatic expression of lipogenic, inflammatory and bile-acid regulatory genes.

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    2016 Pediatric Antimicrobial Resistance Pilot:

    October 11, 2016

    Please join us in congratulating the recipients of the 2016 Pediatric Antimicrobial Resistance Pilot!

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    New ImageStream Users in the Flow Cytometry Core

    October 07, 2016

    Five projects in the Flow Cytometry Core Mini-Pilot using  the ImageStream X Mark II.

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    Tapping evolution to improve biotech products

    October 03, 2016

    Scientists can improve protein-based drugs by reaching into the evolutionary past, a paper published in Nature Biotechnology proposes.

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    WHSC names 2016 Synergy Award recipients

    October 03, 2016

    Last spring, Woodruff Health Sciences Center researchers were invited to apply for internal grant funding through the first-ever cycle of WHSC Synergy Awards, created to support new collaborative research projects, from basic to clinical, among all disciplines in WHSC schools, centers, and faculty, from all levels of academic rank. 

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    Platelet biomechanics sheds light on coronary disease

    September 29, 2016

    The answer to a 20-year-old physiology question may offer clues for the treatment and prevention of thrombosis and its related conditions, as well as heart attacks.

  • Emory 2016 Researcher Appreciation Day

    September 28, 2016

    In recognition of Researcher Appreciation Day the Emory Medicine Recognitions Committee sent out a call for nominations for researchers across the School of Medicine who are making a difference in their field. Over 50 Emory researchers were nominated by their peers and colleagues for their groundbreaking research, development of new technologies, and continued pursuit of novel and innovative ideas.

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    Vaccine vs many common cold viruses achievable

    September 28, 2016

    Scientists are making the case that a vaccine against rhinoviruses, the predominant cause of the common cold, is achievable.