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Rafi Ahmed
Rafi Ahmed, PhD
Sound Science: A New and Faster Way to Fight Flu
Listen to Sound Science as Rafi Ahmed, PhD, director of the Emory Vaccine Center and a GRA Eminent Scholar, discusses his research with a new method of rapidly producing highly targeted monoclonal antibodies to stave off the H1N1 (swine flu) virus – as well as other infectious diseases. Read and listen. . .
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Grady Memorial HospitalGrady Hospital is a partner in the Injury Control Center.

Emory Injury Control Center Joins CDC National Network
With a new $5 million grant and designation from CDC, Emory joins a group of 11 centers nationwide studying, preventing, and treating brain trauma, child abuse, youth violence, and motor vehicle and bicycle injuries, among many other issues. The center will develop surveillance tools and trauma registries that will impact citizens in Georgia and beyond. Read more. . .
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Kevin Ward and John YoungKevin Ward, PhD, and John Young, PhD
Seers of Cancer Trials
The Atlanta Surveillance, Epidemiology, & End Results (SEER) registry has tracked all cancer cases in five metropolitan counties since 1975. Atlanta SEER, which is part of the Georgia Center for Cancer Statistics (GCCS) in the Rollins School of Public Health, gathers and analyzes cancer incidence, mortality, survival, and treatment patterns. Read more. . .
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Dominican outreach
Jenny Foster, PhD, RN,
students, and community

Solving the Dominican Paradox
Despite a network of public hospitals and trained staff, the maternal death rate in the Dominican Republic was once 15 times that of the United States. Working with local healthcare providers, families, and the community, a team of faculty and students from Emory's nursing school helped direct a dramatic and lifesaving turnaround. Read more. .
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Emory Joins National HIV Prevention Trials Network, Begins New Clinical Trials
Through its new membership in the worldwide HIV Prevention Trials Network (HPTN), Emory physician/researchers in the Center for AIDS Research and the Emory Vaccine Center will add a new arm of potentially lifesaving research to their wide-ranging efforts to prevent and treat HIV and AIDS. Read more. . .


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