As the Vice President for Research and Economic Development at Georgia State University James Weyhenmeyer has responsibility for managing the university’s research portfolio and economic development activities. Immediately prior to joining the Georgia State community, he was the Senior Vice Provost for Research and Economic Development at the State University of… more »
CBN receives $3.4 Million to study positive emotions
A John Templeton Foundation grant will support the CBN's investigation of the neurobiology behind the evolution of positive emotions and prosocial behaviors, such as empathy, compassion and cooperation.
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. Associate Professor Sang-Moo Kang and his collaborators have found a way to make the one-time vaccine by using recombinant genetic engineering technology that does not use a seasonal virus.
A Georgia State physicist and his colleagues found a better way to monitor the use of anesthesia, findings that may help to reduce the number of patients who wake up while anesthetized during surgery, by using a combination of brain, heart-rate and respiration signals together rather than just brain signals alone.
Georgia State University’s H. Elliott Albers, Regents’ Professor of Neuroscience and director of the Center for Behavioral Neuroscience, has received a four-year, $1.3 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to study how the body’s internal clock is “reset,” a key to understanding more about sleep and other disorders affecting human health.
Georgia State University’s Dominic Parrott and Christopher Eckhardt at Purdue University in Indiana have received a five-year, $2.6 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to examine the underlying factors behind alcohol intoxication and violence between significant others and spouses.