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Georgia State Study Finds State Regulations Linked to Late Cancer Diagnoses

States’ regulations of health insurance and practitioners significantly influence when patients receive colorectal or breast cancer diagnoses, especially among people younger than the Medicare-eligible age of 65, according to a new study by...
20-Jul-2015 10:05 AM EDT

Researcher Gets $1.48 Million to Study Disease That Causes Blindness in AIDS Patients


Dr. Richard Dix, professor in the Department of Biology at Georgia State University, has received a four-year, $1.48 million federal grant to study an eye disease that causes vision loss and blindness in HIV-immunosuppressed patients who do not have...
15-Jul-2015 1:05 PM EDT

Study Identifies Brain Abnormalities in People with Schizophrenia

Structural brain abnormalities in patients with schizophrenia, providing insight into how the condition may develop and respond to treatment, have been identified in an internationally collaborative study led by a Georgia State University scientist.
7-Jul-2015 9:05 AM EDT

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

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