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Georgia State Biologist Receives $1.9 Million Grant from NIH to Fight Cardiovascular Disease

ATLANTA—Ming-Hui Zou has received a four-year, $1.9 million grant from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, a division of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), to fight cardiovascular disease.

As a Georgia Research Alliance Eminent Scholar and the founding director of the Center for Molecular and Translational Medicine at Georgia State University,… more »

Enzyme Involved in Glucose Metabolism Promotes Wound Healing, Georgia State Study Finds

Posted On March 10, 2016

ATLANTA—An enzyme involved in glucose metabolism in cells plays a major role in the early steps of wound healing, a finding that could lead to new therapeutic approaches for wound care, according to researchers at Georgia State University.

When immune cells called neutrophils release pyruvate kinase M2 (PKM2), an enzyme that acts in the… more »

National Institutes of Health Awards Georgia State Biologist $1.37 Million to Fight Obesity

Posted On February 29, 2016
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ATLANTA—A Georgia State University biologist has received a four-year, $1.37 million grant from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, a division of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), to identify a novel therapeutic target in obesity.

“Obesity as a complex metabolic disease is the result of gene and environmental interactions, and… more »