Key Pathway To Stop Out-Of-Control Inflammation Discovered by Georgia State Researchers
ATLANTA – A potential new strategy to developing new drugs to control inflammation without serious side effects has been found by Georgia State University researchers and international colleagues Read More...
Georgia State Researcher Gets $3.4 Million Grant To Develop Vaccine Technology Against Flu, RSV
ATLANTA – Sang-Moo Kang, associate professor at Georgia State University’s Center for Inflammation, Immunity and Infection, has received a federal five-year, $3.4 million grant to bolster research that will lead to better flu vaccines Read More...
Method to Make One-Way Flu Vaccine Discovered by Georgia State University Researcher
A new process to make a one-time universal influenza vaccine has been discovered by a researcher at Georgia State University's Center for Inflammation, Immunity and Infection and his partners. Read More...
Bateria-immune system"fight" can lead to chronic diseases, study suggests
Results from a study conducted at Georgia State University suggest that a "fight" between bacteria normally living in the intestines and the immune system, kicked off by another type of bacteria, may be linked to two types of chronic disease. Read More
Researchers find critical regulator to tightly control deadly pulmonary fibrosis
An international team of researchers led by Georgia State University scientists have found a key component in the pathological process of pulmonary fibrosis, a fatal disease for which there is currently no cure. Read More
New Georgia Research Alliance Eminent Scholar to establish GSU research center in inflammation and infectious diseases
A Georgia Research Alliance Eminent Scholar will establish a Georgia State University center that will focus on discoveries in inflammation and infectious disease treatments. Read more
Old drugs, new tricks: New center explores a traditional medicine to treat inflammation
Jian-Dong Li, director of the new Center for Inflammation, Immunity and Infection at Georgia State, is always searching for better ways to reduce the suffering associated with chronic inflammation, and now he thinks he's found one. Read more
Dr. Gewirtz was selected as F1000 Faculty Member
Dr. Andrew Gewirtz, University Center Professor in Center for Inflammation, Immunity & Infection and Professor of Department of Biology, was recently named to the Faculty of 1000, which is a prestigious group of scientists whose mission is to provide post-publication review on the most important advances in scientific research. F1000 members provide guidance to the scientific and medical communities regarding which advances are likely to result in paradigm shifts in the understanding of basic biology, pathophysiology, and treatment of disease. Dr. Gewirtz joins the innate immunity section from where he will provide commentary on advances in host-microbial interactions, inflammation, and related diseases. Read more
Dr. Vijay-Kumar wins 2011 Albert E. Levy Faculty Award for Excellence in Scientific Research
Dr. Matam Vijay-Kumar, Assistant Professor in Center for Inflammation, Infection & Immunity and the Department of Biology, won Emory University School of Medicine’s top honor for scientific publication, the 2011 Albert E. Levy Award, which recognizes “the most significant contribution to the fields of natural, health and social science by an Emory faculty member in the junior-faculty category.” The selection committee lauded Dr. Vijay-Kumar for his paper “Metabolic syndrome and altered gut microbiota in mice lacking Toll-like receptor 5” (Vijay-Kumar et al., Science 328:228, 2010). Dr. Vijay-Kumar received this award on September 28th 2011. Read More