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

From Bench to Bedside

Emory earned a record $831 million in research funding for the last fiscal year and ranks #3 nationwide in NIH awards for COVID-19 among universities, as researchers shifted course rapidly to tackle the biggest public health crisis in more than 100 years.

Coronavirus Research at Emory
A photo of a woman researcher doing a COVID-19 test in a research lab
Student Research

From an Attic to the Smithsonian

A centuries-old whale jawbone, which is now the centerpiece of the Oxford College science building, is part of a multiyear research project that took Oxford students, alumni, and faculty on a trip to the Smithsonian.

Whale Bone Sparks Interdisciplinary Pursuit
faculty members on a building overlook above a massive whalebone jaw
Social Science Research

Georgia Coast Atlas

The Georgia Coast Atlas is an online gateway to the dynamic ecosystems and intriguing history of the state’s 100-mile-long coast and barrier islands, weaving together research, fieldwork and technology to create an unprecedented resource for educators, conservationists, students and the public.

A portal to hidden stories
A pink egret in a body of water
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.