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Neuroscientists Get $3.2 Million to Study Brain Mechanisms Underlying Sex Differences in Social Stress

The Center for Behavioral Neuroscience (CBN) at Georgia State University has received a five-year, $3.2 million grant from the National Institute of Mental Health to investigate the neurochemical mechanisms underlying social stress in males and...
21-Jul-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Loss of Employer-Based Health Insurance in Early Retirement Affects Mental, Physical Health, Study Finds

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The loss of private health insurance from an employer can lead to poorer mental and physical health as older adults transition to early retirement, according to a study by Georgia State University.
18-Jul-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Georgia State Receives $515,000 Grant to Continue Student Success Efforts

The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) today (July 14) announced Georgia State University as one of seven institutions selected to participate in a three-year project to personalize learning and improve undergraduate education...
14-Jul-2016 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Differences in CEO Leadership Style, Company Culture Improve Firm Performance, Study Finds

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Chief executive officers (CEOs) should have a different leadership style from an organization’s culture in order to improve a firm’s performance, according to researchers at Georgia State University, Arizona State University, the University of...
13-Jul-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Aviragen Therapeutics Licenses Georgia State Technology to Develop Antiviral Therapies

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The Georgia State University Research Foundation (GSURF) has entered into a licensing and sponsored research agreement with Aviragen Therapeutics, Inc., a Georgia-based pharmaceutical company developing the next generation of antivirals, to develop...
5-Jul-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Some Viruses Could Survive on Children’s Toys for Hours and Cause Infection, Study Finds

Certain viruses, such as influenza, could survive on children’s toys long enough to result in exposures, placing children at risk for getting infectious diseases, according to researchers at Georgia State University.
23-Jun-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Treatment of Humans and Pigs May Reduce Endemic Tapeworm Infection

The transmission of Taenia solium, a pork tapeworm species that infects humans and causes late-onset seizures and epilepsy, can be stopped on a population-wide level with mass treatments of both pigs and humans, researchers have shown.
22-Jun-2016 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Low-Income Single Moms Show Greater Earnings Mobility Than Men, People with Disabilities, Others

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Single mothers in Georgia who participate in the federal government’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) experience greater income mobility than males, whites and people with disabilities according to a study by Georgia State...
7-Jun-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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