Using Social Media to Map Disease
Georgia State computer scientist Juan Banda is tapping into Twitter data to learn more about people’s experiences during the pandemic.
From working in coffee shops to becoming self employed, Ashley Wheeler found a way to mix her passion and talent to fund her dream.
Researchers from around the world built models that could assist with predicting the course of disorders like schizophrenia and depression.
After a horrific motorcycle accident left him paralyzed from the chest down, Ignacio Montoya (B.B.A. ’14) began developing one of the most advanced paralysis recovery therapies ever attempted. Montoya is his own patient, and he plans to walk again. After that, he wants to fly.
There are common vulnerabilities among three lethal coronaviruses, SARS-CoV-2, SARS-CoV-1 and MERS-CoV, such as frequently hijacked cellular pathways, that could lead to promising targets for broad coronavirus inhibition, according to a study by an international research team that includes scientists from the Institute for Biomedical Sciences at Georgia State University.
Georgia State researchers say this will be the first systematic study of whether beaver ponds may be just as beneficial as man-made retention ponds in urban areas.
Dr. Timothy Denning, associate director of the Institute for Biomedical Sciences at Georgia State University, has been named the university’s vice president for research and economic development.