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Researchers Develop New Drug To Combat The Measles

Researchers Develop New Drug To Combat The Measles

Georgia State University A novel antiviral drug may protect people infected with the measles from getting sick and prevent them from spreading the virus to others, an international team of researchers says. Scientists from the Institute for...

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2014-04-16 23:02:09

A novel antiviral drug may protect people infected with the measles from getting sick and prevent them from spreading the virus to others, an international team of researchers says. Scientists from the Institute for Biomedical Sciences at Georgia State University, the Emory Institute for Drug Development and the Paul-Ehrlich Institute in Germany developed the drug and tested it in animals infected with a virus closely related to one that causes the measles. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) April 16,...

2014-03-17 23:01:51

The Georgia State University School of Public Health, in collaboration with Emory University, will host the Vitality Institute’s Atlanta Forum “Building Healthier Societies: Pioneering Perspectives” on Wednesday, March 19. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) March 17, 2014 The Georgia State University School of Public Health, in collaboration with Emory University, will host the Vitality Institute’s Atlanta Forum “Building Healthier Societies: Pioneering Perspectives” on Wednesday, March...

2014-03-03 23:00:07

Georgia State’s new Institute for Biomedical Sciences has opened with a mission of advancing research that improves human health, as well as educating and training future generations of leading biomedical scientists and health professionals. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) March 04, 2014 Georgia State’s new Institute for Biomedical Sciences has opened with a mission of advancing research that improves human health, as well as educating and training future generations of leading biomedical...

2014-02-24 23:00:13

Protected natural areas in Costa Rica reduced poverty by 16 percent in neighboring communities, mainly by encouraging ecotourism, according to new research published today in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 Protected natural areas in Costa Rica reduced poverty by 16 percent in neighboring communities, mainly by encouraging ecotourism, according to new research published today in the Proceedings of the National Academy of...

2014-02-10 12:24:15

ATLANTA, Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gray Television, Inc. ("Gray" or "we" or "our") (NYSE: GTN and GTN.A) announced today that J. Mack Robinson died late on the night of February 7, 2014, of natural causes in Atlanta. He was 90 years old. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140210/CL61987) In 1993, Mr. Robinson and his family purchased control of the Company from the family of the late James H. Gray. Mr. Robinson served as Gray's President and Chief Executive Officer...

2013-12-19 23:20:37

The Elton John AIDS Foundation has awarded the School of Public Health at Georgia State University a $50,000 grant to support training of ex-offenders to work with high-risk populations affected by HIV/AIDS. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) December 19, 2013 The Elton John AIDS Foundation has awarded the School of Public Health at Georgia State University a $50,000 grant to support training of ex-offenders to work with high-risk populations affected by HIV/AIDS. As a result, neighborhoods in metro...

2013-12-02 23:22:15

Niche Video Media, LLC, walked away with first prize in the Georgia State University Business Plan competition organized by the Herman J. Russell Sr. International Center for Entrepreneurship. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) December 02, 2013 The Herman J. Russell Sr. International Center for Entrepreneurship at Georgia State University recently announced that Niche Video Media™, LLC won first place in its annual Business Plan competition. Out of the 62 businesses in the contest, three finalists...

2013-11-04 23:00:14

The personal papers of Stetson Kennedy, author, folklorist, and human rights advocate, are now available for free online through Georgia State University Library’s Digital Collections portal. (PRWEB) November 05, 2013 The personal papers of Stetson Kennedy, author, folklorist, and human rights advocate, are now available for free online through Georgia State University Library’s Digital Collections portal. Out to expose the social and political inequities of the South in the mid-20th...

2013-10-30 23:03:39

Early life pain alters neural circuits in the brain that regulate stress, suggesting pain experienced by infants who often do not receive analgesics while undergoing tests and treatment in neonatal intensive care may permanently alter future responses to anxiety, stress and pain in adulthood, a research team led by Dr. Anne Murphy, associate director of the Neuroscience Institute at Georgia State University, has discovered. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 Early life pain alters...

2013-09-19 23:00:23

Dr. Monica Swahn, professor in the School of Public Health and associate vice president for research at Georgia State University, has received a two-year, $390,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to study the role of alcohol marketing and early alcohol use among African youth acquiring HIV. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) September 20, 2013 Dr. Monica Swahn, professor in the School of Public Health and associate vice president for research at Georgia State...