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Georgia State Spin-Off, Inlighta Biosciences LLC, Receives $2 Million Grant To Develop Enhanced MRI Contrast Agents for Liver Cancers and Metastasis


A local start-up, life sciences company founded by Dr. Jenny Yang, Regents’ Professor of Biochemistry at Georgia State University, has received a $2 million federal grant to develop improved magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) contrast agents for the...
24-Jul-2017 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Skin Vaccination with Microneedle Patch, Influenza Fusion Protein Improves Efficacy of Seasonal Flu Vaccines, Study Finds


A boosting skin vaccination with a biodegradable microneedle patch and protein constructed from sequences of influenza virus subtypes could improve the effectiveness of conventional influenza vaccines, according to a study led by Georgia State...
19-Jul-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Early-Life Pain May Lead to Obesity Risk, Especially in Females, Study Finds


Inflammatory pain at birth changes how the hippocampus, a part of the brain associated with memory and eating behavior, works later in life, and this pain also causes adult rats to eat more frequently and in larger amounts, according to a study by...
5-Jul-2017 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Georgia State Hosts First International Triple Negative Breast Cancer Conference


Georgia State University will host the First International Triple Negative Breast Cancer Conference from Sept. 18 to 20.
22-Jun-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

In Sex-Changing Fish, Male-Typical Sexual Behavior Associated with Elevated Expression of Male Sex Hormone Receptors in Muscles


Sex-changing fish exhibit differences in androgen receptor (AR) expression in muscles that are highly sensitive to androgens (male sex hormones) and essential for male courtship behavior, according to a Georgia State University study.
8-Jun-2017 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers Receive $7.7 Million Grant to Study West Nile and Zika Viruses


A Georgia State University researcher, in collaboration with researchers at the University of Pennsylvania and Florida State University, has received a five-year, $7.7 million federal grant to study the consequences of West Nile and Zika virus...
2-Jun-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Georgia State Neuroscientists Rewire Brain of One Species to Have Connectivity of Another


Scientists at Georgia State University have rewired the neural circuit of one species and given it the connections of another species to test a hypothesis about the evolution of neural circuits and behavior.
1-Jun-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Diabetes Linked to Bacteria Invading the Colon, Study Finds


In humans, developing metabolic disease, particularly type 2 diabetes, is correlated with having bacteria that penetrate the mucus lining of the colon, according to a study led by Drs. Benoit Chassaing and Andrew Gewirtz at Georgia State University.
30-May-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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