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Successful reduction of beta amyloid plaques achieved by using flickering light to modulate brain activity and energize immune cells

A new breakthrough discovery by a team of scientists, which includes Annabelle Singer, assistant professor in the Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering at Georgia Tech and Emory…

Computers viewing tiny traits could reveal previously invisible underpinnings of horrible diseases.

When a microscopic lab worm grows an eye-popping oddity, scientists locate the mutated gene that caused it. It’s truly interesting. Yet, more important findings, medically relevant ones,…

Graduate research assistant Ilya Kolb shows a well structure used to hold samples (center) and detergent/rinsing solution for cleaning pipettes between recording sessions. (Credit: John Toon, Georgia Tech)

For scientists listening in on the faint whispers of brain neurons, a first-ever robotic technique for cleaning the tiny devices that record the signals could facilitate a new level of automation…

The Emory neuromodulation and Technology Innovation Center (ENTICe) is soliciting applications for its 2016 Pilot Grant Program.  The objective of this funding is to promote the testing of…

Two new grants to researchers at Emory University and the Georgia Institute of Technology

Two new grants to researchers at Emory University and the Georgia Institute of Technology will support studies that will increase our understanding of how balance and movement are affected in…

Neuroscience and neurotechnology community gather for “state of the union”

The Georgia Institute of Technology’s neuroscience and neurotechnology community assembled recently for NeuroDay 2016, bringing together dozens of faculty members from the College of Sciences,…

Researchers have for the first time precisely manipulated the bursting activity of cells in the thalamus.

As you start across the street, out of the corner of your eye, you spot something moving toward you. Instantly, your brain shifts its focus to assess the potential threat, which you quickly…

A new study has produced a set of biomarkers that may enable development of an accurate ovarian cancer screening test.

Studying blood serum compounds of different molecular weights has led scientists to a set of biomarkers that may enable development of a highly accurate screening test for early-stage ovarian…

Study finds ballet training may improve balance and coordination in daily activities

From the American Physiological Society:


A ballet dancer’s grace is not just because the dancer constantly practices moving with poise. New research published in the…

Five teams of Georgia Tech-Emory researchers awarded $50,000 each

Cutting edge research is not a solo act. Successful results are acquired through an ensemble effort, like the Georgia ImmunoEngineering Consortium, a collaborative partnership of multidisciplinary…

Petit Institute researchers Christine Payne and Garrett Stanley contributing to global effort

Two researchers from the Georgia Institute of Technology are riding a second wave of grants from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to support the Brain Research through Advancing Innovative…

Georgia Tech and Emory faculty members are uniting to train the next generation of engineering students in healthcare robotics technologies, so they can better understand the changing needs of patients and their caregivers and healthcare providers.

Georgia Institute of Technology and Emory University faculty members are uniting to train the next generation of engineering students in healthcare robotics technologies, so they can better…

Undergrads drive new cancer-related research from Thomas lab

Susan Thomas, a faculty member of the Petit Institute for Bioengineering and Bioscience, is at the forefront of research into the targeted delivery of drugs to battle cancer. 


Georgia Tech and partner organizations improving the lives of children

Georgia Tech scientists and engineers, in collaboration with Emory University, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, and Marcus Autism Center, are tackling one of the biggest challenges in pediatric…

New Engineered Biosystems Building advances biosciences, bioengineering research

In the race to save lives, researchers know that understanding and fighting diseases requires a new method of doing things.


Scientists from engineering, biology, chemistry, and…