Health Research

A leader in medical research

Researching toward a Healthier Tomorrow

Breakthroughs aren't easy to come by. This is why we're proud of our tireless work and dedication to improve lives, as well as the network we've built to support our common research goals. From discovering a widely used HIV drug to pioneering brain therapy for Parkinson's disease and depression, Emory is making the world a better place. And we're just getting started. 

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COVID-19 Research

Drug Discovery at Emory

For decades, Emory has been at the forefront of discovering treatments for diseases of global concern. In the 1990s, it was HIV. Then, cancer and hemophilia. Today, it's COVID-19.

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Emory study shows air pollution increases risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease

A new Emory University study of more than 1,100 residents of the Atlanta metropolitan area suggests that air pollution directly contributes to degeneration in the brain, increasing the risk of developing Alzheimer's disease.

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