May 2, 2016 | Research News
Diagnosing mononucleosis: UGA’s Mark Ebell works to expedite proper treatment
The University of Georgia's Mark Ebell wasn't impressed with research on infectious mononucleosis when he wrote his first published review on it back in the 1990s. He still isn't—a subject he discusses in the April issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association.
April 20, 2016 | Research News
Chemical exposure could lead to obesity, UGA study finds
Exposure to chemicals found in everyday products could affect the amount of fat stored in the body, according to a study by University of Georgia researchers.
April 15, 2016 | General News
Athens veterinarians to participate in 2016 national service animal eye exam event
The University of Georgia Veterinary Teaching Hospital will once again offer free eye exam screenings to service animals this May as part of the annual American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists and Stokes Pharmacy National Service Animal Eye Exam Event. The Animal Eye Care Clinic, located in Five Points, will also participate in the program.
April 15, 2016 | Research News
Preventing birth defects: UGA child health expert praises FDA decision to fortify corn masa flour
Corn masa flour, a staple in Hispanic cooking, is getting an added boost of nutrition, a move designed to reduce significant birth defects like spina bifida. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration made the announcement April 14.
April 14, 2016 | General News
UGA researchers working on Zika vaccine, can comment on virus
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has found that the Zika virus causes birth defects. Experts at the University of Georgia are available to comment on: • Their work to develop a Zika vaccine.• When Zika will come to the U.S.• The search for a vaccine and questions and answers about the virus.
March 29, 2016 | Research News
Narcissism linked to sexual assault perpetration in college, study finds
Almost 20 percent of college men have committed some kind of sexual assault, and 4 percent have committed rape, according to a study published by University of Georgia researchers who were examining the link between different kinds of narcissism and the perpetration of sexual assaults.
March 29, 2016 | Research News
UGA, Sanofi Pasteur develop new vaccine for H1N1 influenza
Researchers at the University of Georgia and Sanofi Pasteur, the vaccines division of Sanofi, announced today the development of a vaccine that protects against multiple strains of both seasonal and pandemic H1N1 influenza in mouse models. They published their findings recently in the Journal of Virology.
March 25, 2016 | Honors & Awards
UGA College of Veterinary Medicine Alumni Association recognizes four
March 22, 2016 | Events on Campus
UGA-Griffin to promote mental health awareness during 2016 Psych Day at UGA
The University of Georgia Griffin campus will present a day of sessions devoted to "Promoting Mental Health AWAREness" on Friday, April 1, in Room 104 of the Student Learning Center.
March 21, 2016 | Research News
UGA researchers find potential treatment for prostate cancer
Researchers at the University of Georgia have created a new therapeutic for prostate cancer that has shown great efficacy in mouse models of the disease. They published their findings recently in the journal Nanomedicine: Nanotechnology, Biology and Medicine.
March 18, 2016 | General News
Lantern reveal: Medical Partnership students celebrate residency locations on Match Day
Resident applicants at the Augusta University/University of Georgia Medical Partnership gathered on Friday, March 18, at noon in George Hall at the UGA Health Sciences Campus for Match Day, an event celebrating the next step in their medical careers.
March 18, 2016 | Research News
Researchers track neural stem cells by coloring chicken eggs from the inside
An overwhelming number of researchers still struggle within the black hole of the effectiveness and safety of stem cell therapy for neurological diseases. While the complexity of understanding how neurons grow, connect and function has long been studied, it remains a mystery, one that graduate student Forrest Goodfellow in the University of Georgia Regenerative Bioscience Center is helping unravel.
March 16, 2016 | Research News
Supportive families can reduce impact of racial discrimination on faster biological aging
A supportive family environment can help reduce the biological impact of racial discrimination on adolescent African-Americans, according to a new study by the University of Georgia's Center for Family Research.
March 11, 2016 | General News
UGA to train undergraduate researchers on obesity interventions
The University of Georgia has received a grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Agriculture and Food Research Initiative to train undergraduate researchers to design childhood obesity interventions while working as counselors at 4-H camps.
March 4, 2016 | General News
UGA’s Josh Miller recognized with American Psychological Foundation award
University of Georgia professor of psychology Josh Miller was awarded the 2016 Theodore Millon Award in Personality Psychology from the American Psychological Foundation.