University of Georgia

The University of Georgia (UGA) is a public university founded in 1785. UGA located in Athens, Georgia is the oldest state university in the USA. UGA has 16 schools and universities with a student body in excess of 36,000 students. The noteworthy Paul D. Coverdell Center for Biomedical and Health Sciences has produced numerous contributions to scientific inquiry. Areas of inquiry include Tropical and Emerging Diseases, Bio-imaging research, Biology Group including Developing Biology and more. UGA has an Artificial Intelligence Center and receives substantial funding from the National Science Foundations as well as other grants. UGA is a land grant and sea grant university with stiff requirements for admittance.

Address
Hodgson Oil Building, Suite 200N 286 Oconee Street Athens, GA 30602-1999
Website
http://www.uga.edu/
Wikipedia
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UGA discovery uses 'fracture putty' to repair broken bone in days

Broken bones in humans and animals are painful and often take months to heal. Studies conducted in part by University of Georgia Regenerative Bioscience Center researchers show promise to significantly shorten the healing ...

Medical research

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(Medical Xpress)—Taxol, generically called paclitaxel, is a widely used drug in chemotherapy treatments. Taxol is used to treat cancer in the lungs, ovaries and breast, but it can also cause severe neuropathic pain and ...

Health

Vitamin D deficiency, depression linked in international study

Vitamin D deficiency is not just harmful to physical health—it also might impact mental health, according to a team of researchers that has found a link between seasonal affective disorder, or SAD, and a lack of sunlight.

Neuroscience

Neuroscientists discover why exercise reduces stress

On top of the many reasons to hit the gym, working out may also improve the ability to persevere through hard times. In a series of recent experiments, neuroscientists at the University of Georgia have begun to unravel the ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Researchers identify key biological markers for psychotic disorders

A team of researchers led by faculty at the University of Georgia has identified a number of biological markers that make it possible to classify mental disorders with greater precision. Their findings, published today in ...

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