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Promising New Antimicrobials Could Fight Drug-Resistant MRSA Infection, Study Finds


A novel class of antimicrobials that inhibits the function of a key disease-causing component of bacteria could be effective in fighting methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), one of the major drug-resistant bacterial pathogens,...
30-Nov-2015 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Human Brains Evolved to Be More Responsive to Environmental Influences, Study Finds

Human brains exhibit more plasticity, the tendency to be modeled by the environment, than chimpanzee brains, which may account for part of human evolution, according to researchers at Georgia State University, the George Washington University and...
16-Nov-2015 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Eating Sweets Forms Memories That May Control Eating Habits, Study Finds


Eating sweet foods causes the brain to form a memory of a meal, according to researchers at Georgia State University, Georgia Regents University and Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center.
12-Nov-2015 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Georgia State Researcher Gets $1.675 Million To Study Link between Cancer and DNA Replication, Repair


Ivaylo Ivanov, associate professor of chemistry at Georgia State University, has received a five-year, $1.675 million federal grant to study how problems with DNA replication and repair may lead to cancer susceptibility and inheritable genetic...
5-Nov-2015 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

New Center for Intellectual Property at Georgia State Law To Promote Collaboration Among Academics and IP Community

Building upon the reputation of its Intellectual Property program, Georgia State University College of Law has created the Center for Intellectual Property, which will coordinate intellectual property (IP) programs, initiatives and provide...
27-Oct-2015 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Georgia State's School of Public Health Receives $2.2M for Child Maltreatment Research


The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) has awarded a research team at Georgia State University’s School of Public Health a $2.2 million grant to study the effectiveness of different approaches to reducing child abuse and neglect.
19-Oct-2015 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Inhalant Use Linked to Head Injuries, Traumatic Experiences and Mental Illness


Incarcerated youth who have suffered head injuries, traumatic experiences and mental illness diagnoses are more likely to abuse multiple inhalants, according to researchers at Georgia State University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel...
13-Oct-2015 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Georgia Health Policy Center’s Groundbreaking Effort Integrates Health Metrics into Affordable Housing Design

Investment in affordable housing in lower risk and higher opportunity areas can improve the health status of Georgia’s most vulnerable citizens, helping up to 200 individuals per year live longer, healthier lives, according to an assessment by the...
6-Oct-2015 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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