Impact

For the Greater Good

We put curiosity to good use, and we are hungry for the next idea that can make a difference. There is always something new to solve, so we’ll continue to tackle it with the best and brightest solutions to better lives throughout the world. 

COVID-19 Research

Baricitinib, first tested at Emory against COVID-19, emerges as major treatment option

Baricitinib, a repurposed drug that was first used against COVID-19 in the United States by Emory researchers, is emerging as a major option for treatment of hospitalized patients needing respiratory support.

Coronavirus Research at Emory
Dr. Titanji
Student Research

Ancient DNA Lab Maps Human Lineages

In Emory’s new ancient DNA lab, students explore genetic lineages of the deep past to better understand modern-day populations of the Americas.

Students Analyze DNA Extracted from Ancient Bones
Ro De La Rosa in the anteroom of the Emory ancient DNA lab
Science Research

Zeroing in on a mosquito menace

Emory scientists tap big data to target a tiny predator and the viral diseases it spreads, including dengue fever and Zika.

Testing a novel intervention
A female Aedes aegypti mosquito
Historical Research

Documenting Slave Voyages

Created by Emory, a massive digital memorial shines new light on one of the most harrowing chapters in human history and helps American families and researchers worldwide in their quest to discover how and when millions of enslaved Africans arrived in the Americas.

Bringing history to life
photocopy image of 18th/19th-century manifest listing names, ages of enslaved people

Meet the Emory faculty who inspire and innovate

Emory by the Numbers

90%
Of HIV patients in the US are on a drug discovered at Emory
1600+
Active tech innovations
159+
Research partnerships abroad
$600M+
In research awards brought to Georgia

Innovation Near and Far

Local

From providing $688 million in community benefits to improve the health care of Georgians to $151.5 million in charity care by Emory Healthcare in 2019, we recognize that change starts here.  

Nationwide

With 90,000 hours of community service and green initiatives that rank us among the top 10 universities in the country, our reach spreads well beyond Atlanta. 

Global

Over 24,000 participants in more than 2,100 active clinical trials—plus partnerships to help tackle some of the most dangerous diseases such as COVID-19—ensures our research can make a difference worldwide.