Sunday, August 31, 2014

GRU News

GRU to host National Library of Medicine course in biomedical informatics

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Augusta, Ga. – The National Library of Medicine has awarded the Georgia Regents UniversityRobert B. Greenblatt, M.D. Library a multi-year, $1.7 million contract to host its Biomedical Informatics Course. The course, previously ... Read More »

Sneak Peek: Children’s Hospital of Georgia Emergency Department

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The Children’s Hospital of Georgia Emergency Department has recently undergone upgrades to its equipment and has increased from 13 to 16 beds, allowing more patients to be treated rapidly. In ... Read More »

CHOG’s Amy McKeen named CSRA Nurse of Year

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AUGUSTA, Ga. – Amy McKeen, a nurse clinician in pediatric pulmonology and coordinator of the pediatric Cystic Fibrosis Center at Children’s Hospital of Georgia, was named Nurse of the Year at the 2014 Spirit of Nursing Showcase hosted by the CSRA Chapter of the Georgia Nurses Association. Read More »

Enzyme helps stem cells improve recovery from limb injuries

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While it seems like restoring blood flow to an injured leg would be a good thing, it can actually cause additional damage that hinders recovery, researchers say. Ischemia reperfusion injury ... Read More »

Duncan named MCG Associate Dean for Admissions

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Dr. Gina N. Duncan, a psychiatrist who has served as Interim Associate Dean for Admissions for the Medical College of Georgia at Georgia Regents University since 2012, is the new ... Read More »

Therapy sought to reduce major risk from minor bleeding that can follow stroke

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Bleeding into the brain following a stroke doesn’t have to be big to be bad, says a researcher exploring a therapy to eliminate the major risk of minor bleeding. The ... Read More »

Associated Press: Hospitals compete to build new health care facility in growing Columbia County

Associated Press: May 3, 2014 University Hospital has taken a step in an effort to build a hospital in Columbia County by filing a letter of intent with state officials. ... Read More »

Local elementary students get a lesson in 3D technology at GRU

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Local elementary students get a lesson in 3D technology at GRU Media Advisory for Wednesday, May 7 Event: Forty students from Deer Chase Elementary School will get a lesson in ... Read More »

Buckley receives American Psychiatric Association award for mentorship, research

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Dr. Peter F. Buckley, a psychiatrist specializing in schizophrenia and Dean of the Medical College of Georgia at Georgia Regents University, is the 2014 winner of the Kempf Fund Award ... Read More »

Dr. Chen discusses facial rejuvenation surgery May 8 on the television show, The Doctors

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Dr. Achih H. Chen, Director of Facial and Plastic Reconstructive Surgery at the Medical College of Georgia at Georgia Regents University, will discuss maximizing the age-minimizing results of facial cosmetic ... Read More »