More Married Women Are Entrepreneurs, But Single Women Lead Entrepreneurial Growth, Study Shows

ATLANTA–Self-employment is growing faster among single women who live in communities that support entrepreneurship and innovation than among men and married women, according to a new study of U.S. metropolitan areas by Georgia State University.

More of these women will continue to choose an entrepreneurial career path as their education levels, self-confidence and age… more »

No Genetic Link Between Smaller Subcortical Brain Volumes and Risk for Schizophrenia, Researchers Find

ATLANTA—There is no evidence of genetic overlap between risk for schizophrenia and brain volume measures, according to researchers in a global study that examined the genes that drive the development of schizophrenia.

That was the key finding in a collaborative study involving nearly 600 researchers from more than 350 institutions, including Georgia State University,… more »

Georgia State Researchers Identify Way Radiation May Fight Cancer Cells Escaping Immune System

ATLANTA—A team of Georgia State University researchers is fighting cancers using a combination of therapies and recently found ways that radiation could maximize responses to novel immune-based therapeutic approaches to fight cancer.

“Radiation can increase the expression of genes, which allows the immune system to attack tumor cells that may have previously escaped elimination,”… more »