Researchers Discover Five Genetic Variants Influencing The Size Of Human Brain Structures

Posted On January 23, 2015
Categories Campus News, Discovery

ATLANTA—Five genetic variants that influence the size of structures within the human brain have been discovered by an international team that included a Georgia State University researcher.

Their findings were reported this week in the journal Nature.

In the study led by Drs. Sarah Medland, Margie Wright, Nick Martin and Paul Thompson of the QIMR… more »

Georgia State Researchers Find New Way To Suppress Inflammation Without Steroids’ Harmful Side Effects

ATLANTA—A new “trick” steroids use to suppress inflammation, which could be used to make new anti-inflammatory drugs without the harmful side effects of steroids, has been discovered by researchers at Georgia State University.

Their findings have been published in the journal Nature Communications.

Glucocorticoids, a class of steroid hormones, are among the most commonly used… more »

School Of Public Health Receives Contract To Provide Mental Health First Aid Training For State’s Youth

ATLANTA–Georgia State University’s School of Public Health has received a five-year, $800,000 contract from the Georgia Department of Education (GaDOE) to coordinate Youth Mental Health First Aid Training (YMHFA ) and other professional development efforts designed to improve services for Georgia’s youth.

The school’s Center for Leadership in Disability… more »

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