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Do genetic regulators guide survival strategies in hard times? A tiny mutation in a roundworm says they may well.

Coulter Translational Research Partnership supporting early stage biomedical projects

Dahlman, Paravastu, Robles added to bio-research community

A new study used a robot to help understand how the first land animals moved about.

BME/Petit Institute researcher at forefront of revolution in gene editing

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

Seminal papers by Petit Institute researcher Al Merrill get the “Classic” treatment

A tiny mirror could make a huge difference for scientists trying to understand what’s happening in the micron-scale structures of living cells.

Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology, the University of California at San Francisco (UCSF), and Northwestern University are building wearable and weighing-scale-based ballistocardiogram (BCG) technology for monitoring HF patients at home.

Petit Institute Seed Grants Support New Research Collaborations

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Co-founder of Exigence Neuroscience, Inc. and father of two ill children partners with Jeffrey Skolnick to predict what drugs might work on specific genes in treating a rare progressive and eventually fatal neurological disease.
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For more than a decade, the Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering at Georgia Tech and Emory University has been applying the principles of engineering to life sciences research and clinical practice
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Bob Guldberg and Johnna Temenoff are working together to develop a new technology to help the body repair traumatic bone injuries more effectively and at lower cost than current methods
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Ross Ethier elected to prestigious society which shapes an agenda for basic, clinical and translational research to fight glaucoma.
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National Geographic features study on clever fish species that makes itself smell like coral to avoid predators.
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Mark Prausnitz developed needles too small to be seen by the naked eye that may offer an effective treatment for glaucoma
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Michelle LaPlaca, with Emory colleagues, working on a portable device for use on the sidelines to determine whether an athlete is concussed.
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Gang Bao is developing gene-editing strategies for sick-cell disease and paying particular attention to challenge of limiting off-target effects
Joshua Weitz's postdoctoral fellow, Alexander Bucksch, finds way to watch the roots of plants as they grow

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