• Sadikot R01-How HIV-related proteins increase the susceptibility to lung injury despite ART

    March 18, 2019

    Ruxana Sadikot, David Guidot, Xian Fan, and Mike Koval were awarded a new R01 from NHLBI: “How HIV-related proteins increase the susceptibility to lung injury despite anti-retroviral therapy.” Learn more on NIH RePORTer here. Grant abstract: …

  • Wuest named 2019-2020 Leshner Public Engagement Fellow

    February 25, 2019

    Congratulations to Bill Wuest, recently named a 2019-2020 AAAS Leshner Public Engagement Fellow. Learn more about this honor here.…

  • Oluyombo et al. paper in mBio

    February 25, 2019

    New paper from the Diggle lab: "Competition in Biofilms between Cystic Fibrosis Isolates of Pseudomonas aeruginosa Is Shapedby R-Pyocins." Oluyombo O, Penfold CN, Diggle SP. …

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    Genschmer et al. paper in Cell

    January 22, 2019

    New paper featuring Tirouvanziam and Gaggar labs: "Activated PMN Exosomes: Pathogenic Entities Causing Matrix Destruction and Disease in the Lung." Genschmer KR, Russell DW, Lal C,…

  • Morris named Research Director, Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine

    January 22, 2019

    Claudia Morris, MD was named the Research Director, Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine in Emory Department of Pediatrics. This highlights Dr. Morris's committment to being a research leader in the division, as well as an outstanding mentor. Congratulations Dr.…

  • 2018 Holiday Greetings from the Food Allergy Team

    January 04, 2019

    The Food Allergy Team at Emory + Children's reflects on its inaugural year's accomplishments in this holiday newsletter. To receive future newsletters, contact Brian Vickery. Newsletter…

  • Morris K24 “Patient-oriented Research in Arginine Deficiency Syndromes”

    December 17, 2018

    Claudia Morris, MD was recently awarded Emory Pediatric's first K24 NIH grant, "Patient-oriented Research in Arginine Deficiency Syndromes." This grant is a Midcareer Investigator Award to provide support for protected time to devote to POR and to act as…

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    Diggle awarded CFF pilot grant

    November 16, 2018

    Steve Diggle awarded a pilot grant from the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation "Chronic infections found in cystic fibrosis (CF) lungs are debilitating, highly antibiotic resistant and often lethal. Pseudomonas aeruginosa (Pa) is a common pathogen found in CF lungs and is…