Health Sciences Research

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Driving Discovery

Emory received $734 million in external research funding in fiscal year 2018, the most ever for the university. Funded research helps Emory improve and save lives, attract top professors and students, and create jobs and spark economic growth. News Story >>

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Flu Is Coming

A hundred years ago, the 1918 flu pandemic swept the globe killing 50 to 100 million people. Since then, there have been three more pandemics -- in 1957, 1968 and 2009. The next pandemic, say experts, is a question of when, not if. Are we ready? News Story >>

Man using a phone app

No bleeding required: anemia detection via smartphone

Biomedical engineers have developed a smartphone app with the aim of non-invasive detection of anemia. Instead of a blood test, the app uses photos of someone's fingernails taken on a smartphone to determine the level of hemoglobin in their blood. News Story >>