Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Founder and CEO of EpiBone to speak at GRU Alumni Weekend

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AUGUSTA, Ga. – Nina Tandon, CEO and Founder of EpiBone, the world’s first company growing living, human bones for skeletal reconstruction, is a featured speaker at Georgia Regents University’s Alumni ... Read More »

GRU Cancer Center Director testifies on disparity issues

Dr. Samir N. Khleif

Dr. Samir N. Khleif, Director at the GRU Cancer Center, participated today in an open hearing of the U.S. House Appropriations Committee’s Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education ... Read More »

Protein called YAP gives blood vessels strength, shape

Drs. Yong Wang (foreground) and Jiliang Zhou

AUGUSTA, Ga. – A protein known to promote cancer appears to give the blood vessels strength and shape, researchers report. When yes-associated protein, or YAP, is deleted from vascular smooth ... Read More »

Some childhood dreams come true at MCG Match Day 2014

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As a child, fourth-year medical student Luke Boone wanted to be a roller derby star when he grew up. As an adult, he’s dreamed of a career in surgery. Match ... Read More »

New Confucius Institute opens with emphasis on Traditional Chinese Medicine

Augusta, Ga. — The first Confucius Institute to be affiliated with a comprehensive academic health center opens at Georgia Regents University on Friday, March 28. The new non-profit public institute ... Read More »

More than 500 local teachers to attend GRU’s education conference

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  More than 500 local teachers to attend GRU’s education conference Media advisory for Saturday, March 22 Event: More than 500 teachers from area school districts are registered for the ... Read More »

Low levels of oxygen, nitric oxide worsen sickle cell disease

Low levels of both oxygen and the powerful blood vessel dilator nitric oxide appear to have an unfortunate synergy for patients with sickle cell disease, researchers report. Their studies indicate ... Read More »

Khleif named to National Cancer Policy Forum

Dr. Samir N. Khleif

AUGUSTA, Ga. – Dr. Samir N. Khleif, Director of the Georgia Regents University Cancer Center, has been named to the National Academies of Sciences’ Institute of Medicine National Cancer Policy ... Read More »

Grant will boost technology at GRU Literacy Center

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AUGUSTA, Ga.- The Creel-Harrison Foundation has awarded Georgia Regents University’s Literacy Center with a $15,000 grant for technology improvements. ”The  grant will be used to purchase Power Reading Pro software, ... Read More »

GRU Cancer Center Director named to National Cancer Policy Forum

Dr. Samir N. Khleif

Dr. Samir N. Khleif, Director of the GRU Cancer Center at Georgia Regents University in Augusta, GA has been named to the National Academies of sciences’ Institute of Medicine National ... Read More »