October 23, 2014 | Research News
UGA researchers discover route for potential Chagas disease animal vaccine
Researchers at the University of Georgia have discovered a new way to direct a vaccine to the parasite that causes Chagas disease, a leading cause of death among young to middle-age adults in areas of South America where it is endemic.
October 22, 2014 | Research News
$1.44 million NIH grant funds UGA study on link between epigenetics, cancer
A University of Georgia statistics researcher has been awarded a $1.44 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to develop statistical models that may one day be used to predict cancer and other diseases.
October 21, 2014 | Honors & Awards
Atlanta Magazine’s Groundbreakers class includes company founded by UGA professors
IS3D, LLC, a company founded by University of Georgia professors in the College of Veterinary Medicine to create interactive learning tools, was named to Atlanta Magazine's Groundbreakers Class of 2014. IS3D was one of 11 finalists from a field of 100-plus entries to be recognized recently.
October 20, 2014 | General News
UGA College of Public Health reaccredited for seven more years
The University of Georgia College of Public Health has received a full seven-year reaccreditation, the maximum term awarded, from the Council on Education for Public Health.
October 17, 2014 | Research News
Biological clock disruptions increase breast cancer risk, UGA study finds
The disruption of a person's circadian rhythm—their 24-hour biological clock—has been linked to an increased risk of breast cancer, according to new University of Georgia research. The culprit, in this study in particular, is artificial light.
October 16, 2014 | Events on Campus
Journalist from The Washington Post to speak about Ebola crisis
Todd C. Frankel, a reporter with The Washington Post, will discuss the challenges reporters face in covering the emerging Ebola crisis during a talk Oct. 23 at 4 p.m. at the University of Georgia Chapel.
October 16, 2014 | Research News
New $2.5 million NIH-funded study at UGA focuses on baby boomers
Baby boomers' marital relationships and health during their transition to later adulthood are the focus of a new University of Georgia study funded by a five-year, $2.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health.
October 16, 2014 | Events on Campus
UGA College of Pharmacy to hold Substances of Abuse Seminar 2014
The University of Georgia College of Pharmacy will hold its Substances of Abuse Seminar 2014 on Oct. 31 from 8:15 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. in Pharmacy South. The seminar will focus on the changing landscape of substance abuse.
October 10, 2014 | Research News
UGA researchers develop approach for early diagnosis of dementia
Researchers at the University of Georgia have developed a unique method of diagnosing the earliest stages of dementia by applying tasks commonly used to gauge levels of impulsive or risky behaviors related to financial decisions.
October 6, 2014 | Research News
UGA study links declining fitness, sleep complaints
A new study from the University of Georgia finds a link between a person's fitness level—specifically cardiorespiratory fitness—and sleeping ability.
October 3, 2014 | Research News
NIH grant supports new glycoscience training program at UGA
University of Georgia researchers have received a five-year $850,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health to establish a glycoscience training program for pre-doctoral graduate students that will help train a new generation of carbohydrate researchers.
October 2, 2014 | Events on Campus
UGA professor to speak on nutrition and childhood obesity at Athens Science Café
Caree Cotwright, an assistant professor of foods nutrition at the University of Georgia, will speak about nutrition and childhood obesity at the Athens Science Café meeting on Oct. 22 at 7 p.m. in the cafeteria of Chase Street Elementary School. The event is free and open to the public.
October 1, 2014 | Events on Campus
UGA College of Pharmacy to hold ‘Dawgtoberfest: Rx for Good Health’ Oct. 15
The University of Georgia College of Pharmacy is celebrating American Pharmacists Month with the 12th Annual Dawgtoberfest: Rx for Good Health on Oct. 15 from noon to 3 p.m. in the courtyard in front of the Pharmacy South building.
September 26, 2014 | Events on Campus
Ansel Symposium to focus on advances in cardiovascular health
The University of Georgia College of Pharmacy will hold the 11th Annual Howard C. Ansel Symposium Oct. 18 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The symposium will focus on developments in the management of hyperlipidemia.
September 23, 2014 | General News
SEC Symposium shows the league is about more than sports
The 2014 Southeastern Conference Symposium, held Sept. 21-23 in Atlanta, included an SEC Presidents, Chancellors and Provosts Reception where all symposium participants had an opportunity to meet and visit with senior leaders from around the SEC.