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Venkat Narayan
K.M. Venkat Narayan, MD, MBA
Sound Science: Tracking and Treating Diabetes and Heart Disease in South Asia
Listen to Sound Science as K. M. Venkat Narayan, MD, MBA, discusses a new center of excellence aimed at preventing and controlling diabetes and heart disease in India and Pakistan, where chronic illnesses are affecting increasing numbers of young people. Read and listen. . .
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Hamilton Jordan

Advancing Cancer Research in Georgia
The Georgia Cancer Coalition (GCC) has evolved into a national model for reducing cancer-related deaths by bringing experts together at the state level. It also is a legacy for six-time cancer survivor and former White House Chief of Staff Hamilton Jordan, who died in 2008. Emory's distinguished GCC cancer scholars have helped drive cancer research across Georgia. Read more. . .
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C. elegans
C. elegans
"Vaccinating" Roundworms Illustrates Links Between Immunity and Lifespan
The roundworm C. elegans doesn't make antibodies as animals do. However, briefly exposing worms to bacteria that give humans severe diarrhea allows the worms to survive a later, potentially lethal exposure. The discovery is helping scientists study the connections between lifespan and the immune response to pathogens. Read more. . .
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Unraveling Autism

New HIV Vaccine Clinical Trials Begin at Vaccine Center's Hope Clinic
The Hope Clinic of the Emory Vaccine Center is enrolling volunteers in two new clinical trials of HIV/AIDS vaccines in healthy, uninfected, low-risk individuals. One of the vaccines was first developed at Emory and licensed to GeoVax, Inc., and the other was developed at the NIH. Both studies are sponsored by the NIH-supported HIV Vaccine Trials Network (HVTN). Read more. . .
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Sleep Apnea
Neuroscience Core Facilities Offer Scientific Services for Emory Investigators
The Emory Neuroscience NINDS Core Facilities and services, funded by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, include proteomics, microscopy, neuropathology/ histochemistry, viral vector, and genetics and expression. The cutting-edge technologies are subsidized for Emory neuroscientists. Read more. . .
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