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Georgia State Researchers Get $2.8 Million Grant to Study Cause of Diabetic Cardiomyopathy


Researchers from Georgia State University’s Center for Molecular & Translational Medicine have received a four-year, $2.8 million federal grant to study diabetic cardiomyopathy, diabetes-related changes in the structure and function of the heart...
24-Apr-2017 8:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Cytokine Controls Immune Cells That Trigger Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Study Finds


A certain cytokine, or small protein that helps cells communicate during immune responses, can control whether immune cells promote or suppress inflammatory bowel disease, a finding that could lead to new treatments, according to a study led by...
18-Apr-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Student and School Variables Can Predict High School Dropout, Study Finds


The gap in the high school dropout rate among students of different racial and demographic backgrounds narrows when certain variables, such as socioeconomic status and school size, are the same, according to a Georgia State University study.
10-Apr-2017 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Georgia State Researcher Gets $4.1 Million Federal Grant to Develop Drug to Combat Ebola Virus


Dr. Christopher Basler, a professor in the Institute for Biomedical Sciences at Georgia State University, director of the university’s Center for Microbial Pathogenesis and a Georgia Research Alliance Eminent Scholar in Microbial Pathogenesis, has...
13-Mar-2017 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Sex Differences in Brain Activity Alter Pain Therapies


A female brain’s resident immune cells are more active in regions involved in pain processing relative to males, according to a recent study by Georgia State University researchers.
2-Mar-2017 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Differences in Sex and Running Ability Influence Declines in Marathon Performance, Study Finds


A person’s sex and running ability play a role in the decline of their performance in marathons as they get older, according to a Georgia State University study.
28-Feb-2017 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Georgia State Offers New Interdisciplinary Graduate Degree Programs in Biomedical Sciences


The Institute for Biomedical Sciences (IBMS) at Georgia State University is offering two new graduate degree programs designed to prepare students for careers in the biomedical sciences that will enhance human health and bring scientific discoveries...
22-Feb-2017 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Biomarker Predicts Poor Prognosis in African-Americans with Triple-Negative Breast Cancer, Study Finds


Having high levels of a certain biomarker is linked to poor prognosis in African-American patients with triple-negative breast cancer, while the same biomarker doesn’t influence disease outcomes in white patients, according to a new study.
20-Feb-2017 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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