New Drug Target Could Prevent Tolerance and Addiction to Opioids, Neuroscience Study Finds

ATLANTA—Researchers have identified a brain mechanism that could be a drug target to help prevent tolerance and addiction to opioid pain medication, such as morphine, according to a study by Georgia State University and Emory University.

The findings, published in the Nature journal Neuropsychopharmacology in August, show for the first time that morphine tolerance… more »

Georgia State Sets Records for Academic Quality, Size in First Post-Consolidation Freshman Class

Posted On August 22, 2016
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ATLANTA—Georgia State University has enrolled this fall semester the largest, most academically qualified freshman class in the institution’s history, following its consolidation with Georgia Perimeter College in January.

More than 3,700 freshmen are enrolled in this fall’s class at the university’s downtown Atlanta campus, up 11 percent from the record 3,350 freshmen who enrolled… more »