Category: Science & Research

Renowned health scholar joins Emory School of Medicine amid artificial intelligence research expansion

Donnell Institute Professor of Biomedical Engineering Anant Madabhushi. Photo courtesy of Emory University Artificial intelligence (AI) savant Anant Madabhushi will join the Emory University School of Medicine in July, where he will establish an institute that researches AI to improve patient outcomes and address health inequities.  Madabhushi’s recruitment comes as the University expands its research [...]

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Shuttles to return to full capacity, University to discuss protocol changes amid increase in COVID-19 cases

Emory University shuttles will return to full capacity and permit standing riders on May 2. Masks will still be required to ride, according to Executive Director for COVID-19 Response and Recovery Amir St. Clair.  Shuttles have been operating at full seated capacity since last summer, but standing riders have not been allowed in about  two [...]

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Research Roundup: Emory faculty contributions to STEM research

Emory University and Emory School of Medicine faculty have accomplished major milestones in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) research, from investigating new protein-related changes in Alzheimer's patients’ brains to building a robotic fish powered by human heart cells. Snails with schistosomiasis Assistant Professor of Biology David Civitello. Photo courtesy of Emory University Assistant Professor [...]

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Rabinovitz discusses future of commencement, mental health at Emory amid pandemic

Executive Director of Student Health Services Sharon Rabinovitz. Photo courtesy of Emory University As the end of the semester nears after another year of COVID-19 regulations, Executive Director of Student Health Services Sharon Rabinovitz gushed about the upcoming graduation ceremonies, which will be held on campus for the first time in three years.  “It'll look [...]

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Emory restricts WiFi for students noncompliant with booster requirements, sees slight increase in COVID-19 cases

About 1,300 students’ Wi-Fi was restricted around the week of March 14 because of their failure to comply with Emory University’s booster vaccine requirements, according to Executive Director of Student Health Services Sharon Rabinovitz. The restrictions caused students’ Wi-Fi to slow down and blocked access to nonacademic sites such as social media and video games.  [...]

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