Few drugs have been developed to treat African trypanosomiasis, or sleeping sickness, and those in use are highly toxic, sometimes causing painful side effects and or death.
Long ago, when life on Earth was in its infancy, a group of small single-celled algae propelled themselves through the vast prehistoric ocean by beating whip like tails called flagella.
Researchers at the University of Georgia will soon begin a study designed to identify new ways of determining treatment efficacy in Chagas disease, a potentially fatal tropical disease that infects approximately 8 million people worldwide.
In 1906, when Alois Alzheimer discovered the neurodegenerative disease that would later be named for him, he saw amyloid-beta plaques and neurofibrillary tangles inside the brain.
This special scholarship of $ 10,000 is awarded for one year to a UGA doctoral student whose research does or will have an international effect.
Livability.com has ranked Athens number 8 on its list of top college towns. The site recognizes the engaging outdoors activities, architecture and music scene as reasons the city was chosen.
Boyd Scholarship goes to graduate student who displays high moral/academic standards and who gives back to community after a University-wide competition.
The Franklin Chronicles' July Faculty In The News page includes an Online Athens article about a Miami family's fundraising for Associate Professor Jim Lauderdale's aniridia research.
An article posted by Alan Flurry on June 26, 2012 in The Franklin Chronicles describes Dr. Kimberly Klonowski's utilization of a well-known cell-signaling protein in fighting influenza.
Graduate student Noelia Lander was awarded a one-year continuation of her predoctoral fellowship from the American Heart Association.