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Oct. 1, 2014



A new class of synthetic platelet-like particles could augment natural blood clotting for the emergency treatment of traumatic injuries – and potentially offer doctors a new option for curbing surgical bleeding and addressing certain blood clotting disorders without the need for transfusions of natural platelets.


Sep 15, 2014



A simple, point-of-care testing device for anemia could provide more rapid diagnosis of the common blood disorder and allow inexpensive at-home self-monitoring of persons with chronic forms of the disease, according to researchers at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, Emory University School of Medicine and Georgia Institue of Technology. 


Sep 12, 2014



The Neuropsychology Department at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta is heavily involved in reRead More...
Aug. 18, 2014



Enduring Hearts, a nonprofit organization that awards research grants, has given its first grant of approximately $25,000 to Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta and Emory University for pediatric heart transplant research.


May 21, 2014



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May 15, 2014



Researchers have announced a groundbreaking advance in treating previously inoperable brain tumors. With this new technique, thought to be a tumor monorail of sorts, researchers can now transport cancer cells using nanotechnology to a new location on the surface of the skull.  
Feb. 24, 2014



Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta announced today that its primary academic partner, the Emory Department of Pediatrics, has achieved No. 5 in the 2013 National Institutes of Health (NIH) rankings for pediatrics according to the Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research. In a jointly developed research strategic plan, Children's and Emory previously set a goal to reach the top 10 NIH funded department of pediatrics by 2018.



Feb. 18, 2014



An innovative clinical trial using the science of "personalized" cellular therapy is treating older adolescents and adults suffering from Crohn's disease. Physician-researchers at Emory University and Children's Healthcare of Atlanta are harvestRead More...
Dec. 16, 2013



A new five-story, 200,000-square-foot Health Sciences Research Building will be dedicated Thursday, Oct. 24 at Emory University. More than half the facility will be devoted to pediatric research through the Emory-Children’s Pediatric Research Center, a partnership between the Department of Pediatrics in Emory University School of Medicine and Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta.
Oct. 23, 2013



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Oct. 16, 2013



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April 11, 2013



Researchers at Emory University School of Medicine and Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta have made a leap forward in understanding how HIV “gets dressed” in the human cells it has taken over.
April 1, 2013



A new pediatric medical device being developed by Georgia Tech and Emory University could make life easier for every parent who has rushed to the doctor with a child screaming from an ear infection.
Sep 18, 2012



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July 2, 2012



Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta and the Georgia Institute of Technology have announced a $20 million joint investment in developing technological solutions for improving children’s health.
June 4, 2012



Researchers at Marcus Autism Center, Emory University, and Yale University have discovered a new way to measure how engaged people are with what they’re watching. The new method relies on measuring the precise timing of when people blink, and when they don’t.
Dec. 12, 2011



IBM and the Georgia Institute of Technology today announced a new research initiative that will apply advanced systems modeling and large-scale data analytics capabilities to integrate traditionally disparate data that affects health.
Oct. 27, 2011



Emory-Children’s Pediatric Research Center, a partnership between Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta and Emory University, was recently selected as a new Pediatric Heart Network (PHN) core site for clinical research.
Aug. 1, 2011



Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta and Emory University have received a $4 million gift from the Zeist Foundation, an organization that seeks opportunities to leverage its investments in organizations that are innovative, collaborative and sustainable in serving children, youth and families.
July 28, 2011



The Emergency Nurses Association recently announced that Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta at Scottish Rite was one of 20 recipients of the first-ever Lantern Awards.
July 1, 2011



Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta is one of only 12 sites across the United States enrolling patients in a national clinical research trial which, for the first time is the United States, is using an investigational liver cell infusion to treat urea cycle disorders (UCDs) in children.
June 2, 2011