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New Biomedical Research Facility Opens

Georgia State University has unveiled its newest state-of-the-art research facility, the Research Science Center, to support biomedical research.

The $45 million building will house up to four principal investigators and their faculty and staff, as well as postdoctoral scholars, graduate students and undergraduate students. The center, constructed without the use of taxpayer funds, is at… more »

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Georgia State Sets Research Funding Record

Georgia State University has set a research funding record, receiving awards of $120.2 million in fiscal year 2016.

The total exceeds the previous record set last year when faculty earned $101 million in research support. Georgia State’s research funding has grown by nearly $40 million in the past two years.

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Georgia State Funds Eight Faculty Proposals as Part of Next Generation Initiative

Georgia State University will fund eight faculty proposals as part of its Next Generation faculty program, a successor to the Second Century Initiative, which has brought 61 new faculty positions to the university over the last five years. Funding for the proposals is expected to be about $2 million in the next year.

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Findings Offer Alternative Treatments of Cancer

Researchers have discovered gene-targets (biomarkers) that may enable alternative treatments or the potential design of new drugs that target metastasis-promoting tumor genes.

This is the key finding in a study led by researchers from Georgia State University in collaboration with the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine and published in journal Oncotarget.

NIH Awards Two Georgia State Biologists $2.4 Million

Georgia State University biologists have received a $2.4 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to investigate the effect of diabetes on cardiovascular disease.

“Our proposed studies will provide new insights into potential therapies to target and prevent or delay diabetes,” said Ming-Hui Zou, co-principal investigator on the grant and director of the Center… more »

Two New University Research Centers

Georgia State University has created two new research centers—the Mark Chaffin Center for Healthy Development and the Center for Molecular and Translational Medicine—dedicated to health and medicine. Researchers in the centers have already procured more than $55 million in external research funding.

“These new university-level research centers are tremendous resources for Georgia State to meet… more »

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A Record-Breaking Year For Research

A Record-Breaking Year for Georgia State Research Annual research awards of $101 million received in fiscal year 2015 at Georgia State University exceeded the $100 million milestone for the first time in the university’s history.

The total is $20 million more than the previous year.

“This achievement is a testament to the strength and competitiveness… more »

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Researcher Ming-Hui Zou Named Founding Director Of Center For Molecular And Translational Medicine

Dr. Ming-Hui Zou, an internationally recognized researcher in molecular and translational medicine at the University of Oklahoma Health Science Center, has been named the founding director of the new Center for Molecular and Translational Medicine at Georgia State University.

He is also a Georgia Research Alliance (GRA) Eminent Scholar in Molecular Medicine, becoming the seventh… more »