Emory University

Helping the Body Repair Itself

Regenerative medicine is booming these days because one thing this relatively new field has done well is generate a lot of buzz. Often associated with stem cells, it’s the branch of medicine devoted to repairing, replacing or regrowing damaged or…

A Byte of Prevention

Much of the Southeast lags behind in any number of health statistics, from maternal and infant mortality to the percentage of people who have been vaccinated for COVID-19. So when John Showalter, M.D., chief product officer at the Metro Atlanta-based…

Relay Race for Justice

Nathaniel Smith never planned for the Partnership for Southern Equity (PSE) to become an organization, much less one funded by some of the big-name entities in philanthropy (like the Kresge and MacArthur foundations). But after working at the Atlanta Neighborhood…

State of Mind: A Shot in the Arm

The trajectory of the COVID-19 vaccines from need to done deal was a near-miraculous achievement. In less than a year, the global scientific community developed and tested the vaccines, and business and governmental entities effected their production and distribution –…

Up for the Challenge

The harsh reality of the COVID-19 crisis that hit last winter may have taken a lot of people by surprise, when something they knew only as an obscure virus in a distant part of the world changed their lives practically…