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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. 

  • Platelet biomechanics sheds light on coronary disease thumbnail Photo

    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.

  • Vaccine vs many common cold viruses achievable thumbnail Photo

    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.

  • Dr. Veda Johnson appointed to a Marcus Society in Pediatrics Professorship thumbnail Photo

    Dr. Veda Johnson appointed to a Marcus Society in Pediatrics Professorship

    September 21, 2016

    It is with great pleasure to introduce our newest Marcus Society in Pediatrics Professor...

  • Talk With Me Baby launches national toolkit at White House event thumbnail Photo

    Talk With Me Baby launches national toolkit at White House event

    September 15, 2016

    The Talk With Me Baby (TWMB) initiative launched a new national toolkit on Sept. 15 at the invitation-only White House Summit on Behavioral Science Insights.

  • Children’s Physician Presents on Sickle Cell Disease at Congressional Briefing thumbnail Photo

    Children’s Physician Presents on Sickle Cell Disease at Congressional Briefing

    July 05, 2016

    Late this June, Peter Lane, M.D., Director of Children’s Sickle Cell Disease Program, spoke at a congressional briefing in Washington, D.C., on what life is like for a child with sickle cell disease. 

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    Caring for Colton

    June 20, 2016

    A recent highlight in the CHOA Employee magazine of Aflac Cancer & Blood Disorders center researcher Dr. Cynthia Wetmore's work in a multi-site clinical trial for patients with treatment-resistant cancers.