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  • Georgia Clinical & Translational Science Alliance receives $51 million NIH state-wide grant thumbnail Photo

    Georgia Clinical & Translational Science Alliance receives $51 million NIH state-wide grant

    September 25, 2017

    After a decade of research collaboration, the Atlanta Clinical & Translational Science Institute (ACTSI) will welcome a new partner and change its name, reflecting a new statewide focus. The University of Georgia will officially become the fourth academic partner and…

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    2017 Researcher Appreciation Day

    September 18, 2017

    Congratulations to 12 nominees from the Department of Pediatrics who were recognized for their resesarch at the 2017 Researcher Appreciation Day on September 6, 2017.

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    Marcus Autism Center chosen again as Autism Center of Excellence

    September 07, 2017

    Marcus Autism Center has been chosen again by the National Institutes of Health as an Autism Center of Excellence and is one of only five centers in the country to receive this designation. The funding will support large-scale studies on autism, with the goal of identifying causes and best-practice treatments. Learn more about this exciting designation for our center.

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    Seeking Research Rockstars!

    August 22, 2017

    Now accepting applications for 2018 Petit Undergraduate Research Scholars.  A scholarship program for undergraduates to conduct PAID, independent, bio-related research for a full year at Georgia Tech.

  • Clinton H. Joiner, MD, PhD named Department of Pediatrics Vice Chair for Research thumbnail Photo

    Clinton H. Joiner, MD, PhD named Department of Pediatrics Vice Chair for Research

    August 22, 2017

    I am happy to announce that as of August 15, 2017, Clinton H. Joiner, MD, PhD, will serve as the Emory University Department of Pediatrics Vice Chair for Research.

  • Kids with heart defects face learning challenges thumbnail Photo

    Kids with heart defects face learning challenges

    August 03, 2017

    Children born with heart defects face learning challenges and inadequate special education assistance in elementary school, according to a new study.  Matthew Oster, MD featured in AHA news. Link to story.…

  • Smartphone Technology Helps Patients to Test Their Own Hemoglobin Levels thumbnail Photo

    Smartphone Technology Helps Patients to Test Their Own Hemoglobin Levels

    August 02, 2017

    Georgia Tech, and the Coulter Department’s, collaborations with Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta and Emory University has led to another innovative improvement within healthcare.  It all started when a Children's Healthcare of Atlanta patient, Rob…

  • How Are You Feeling Today? thumbnail Photo

    How Are You Feeling Today?

    July 26, 2017

    A child-friendly app improves symptom reporting accuracy in young cancer patients