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 »
ATLANTA—A Georgia State University researcher, in collaboration with the Winship Cancer Institute, has received a four-year, $792,000 Research Scholar Grant from the American Cancer Society to fight cancers using a combination of therapies.
Charlie Garnett Benson, assistant professor in the Department of Biology at Georgia State and the principal investigator on the grant, is… more »
ATLANTA—Activating receptors in the brain for the body’s hunger hormone increases food-related behaviors, such as gathering, storing and consuming food, a finding that has implications for the treatment of obesity, according to researchers at Georgia State University.
Their study suggests that stimulating brain receptors for ghrelin, a hormone that increases appetite, by injecting ghrelin… more »