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Institute for Biomedical Sciences Researcher Gets $1.6 Million to Develop Anti-Inflammatory Drug


Dr. Jian-Dong Li, a professor and director of the Institute for Biomedical Sciences at Georgia State University and a Georgia Research Alliance Eminent Scholar in Inflammation and Immunity, has received a five-year, $1.6 million federal grant to...
1-Jul-2015 9:05 AM EDT

Robinson Professor Daniel Bauer Awarded Prize For Best Research Paper in Actuarial Sciences


Daniel Bauer, associate professor of risk management and insurance at Georgia State University’s J. Mack Robinson College of Business, has been awarded the Bob Alting von Geusau Memorial Prize for the best paper published in the ASTIN Bulletin...
23-Jun-2015 1:05 PM EDT

Patient-Initiated Workplace Violence Affects Counselors, Treatment and Outcomes

More than four out of five counselors who treat patients for substance abuse have experienced some form of patient-initiated workplace violence according to the first national study to examine the issue, led by Georgia State University Professor...
23-Jun-2015 9:05 AM EDT

Smoking Allowed In Growing Number Of Restaurants, Bars In Georgia, School of Public Health Research Finds

Despite the passage of Georgia’s Smokefree Air Act in 2005, the number of restaurants and bars that allow smoking has doubled in recent years, according to researchers at Georgia State University’s School of Public Health.
22-Jun-2015 10:05 AM EDT

UPS Chief Executive Officer Re-Elected Chairman of World Affairs Council of Atlanta

David Abney, chief executive officer of UPS, was re-elected chairman of the World Affairs Council of Atlanta at the Council’s June 15 board meeting.
17-Jun-2015 3:05 PM EDT

A Better Way To Evaluate Conservation Policies Found by Georgia State Researchers

Protected forested areas in Brazil, Costa Rica, Indonesia and Thailand have prevented the release of more than 1,000 million additional tons of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere, an economic service provided by nature worth at least $5 billion,...
16-Jun-2015 3:05 PM EDT

Georgia State University Library Awarded Grant To Digitize Accounts of Deadly Labor Strike


The National Historical Publications and Records Commission has awarded the Georgia State University Library a $121,418 grant to digitize and transcribe more than 200 hours of recorded interviews from the production of “The Uprising of ’34,”...
16-Jun-2015 3:05 PM EDT

Researchers Discover New Enzyme, Link to Iron in Vitamin A Synthesis


A research team's discovery of new information about how plants synthesize carotenoids, precursors for vitamin A that are essential for plant development and survival, and human health, could help scientists increase the levels of provitamin A in...
15-Jun-2015 12:05 PM EDT

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