Georgia Health Sciences University

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GHSU to cut jobs

Continued reductions in state funding will mean the loss of some jobs at Georgia Health Sciences University, school President Ricardo Azziz announced Tuesday.
By Steve Crawford | Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012

GHSU trial could boost cancer vaccine

The university has opened a clinical trial involving Provenge, the only therapeutic cancer vaccine yet approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
Friday, Nov. 30, 2012

Colleges' merger prompting relocations

Space and facility use Studies have been undertaken to make use of various buildings and offices that will become available as departments are shifted and combined to create Georgia Regents ...
By Steve Crawford | Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012

Augusta economic forecast modest

The Augusta economy will add jobs next year at a modest clip, a turnaround from this year's contraction, according to a forecast the University of Georgia released Thursday
By Walter C. Jones | Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012

GHSU education building begun

The $76.5 million Education Commons broke ground Wednesday next to the $112 million College of Dental Medicine building and it will provide classroom space for both dental students and students ...
Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012

Ground-breaking set for GHSU project

The ceremony for the J. Harold Harrison M.D. Education Commons building will be held at its future site next to the GHSU College of Dental Medicine. The building will house classrooms for both ...
Monday, Nov. 26, 2012

Legal challenge to school's name narrowed

A Virginia school has opted to proceed on simpler legal grounds to challenge the name Georgia Regents University.
By Sandy Hodson | Monday, Nov. 26, 2012

GRU forum focuses on athletics, campus life

Georgia Regents University officials touted two key aspects of the new institution at forums on the Augusta State and Georgia Health Sciences universities campuses Friday: athletics and student ...
By Tracey McManus | Friday, Nov. 16, 2012

GRU to produce radio show in partnership

Georgia Regents University will go live on the radio waves in January when it begins a partnership with WACG 90.7 and Georgia Public Broadcasting.
By Tracey McManus | Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012

Gene sequencing quicker, cheaper at GHSU

With equipment that allows them to sequence an entire genome overnight for about $6,000, researchers are zeroing in on mutations that could point the way to more targeted treatments.
Friday, Nov. 9, 2012

Medic's experience could lead to degree

Georgia Health Sciences University hopes it can help more veterans earn physician assistant degrees through the Green to Grad program.
Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012

Researchers tout fundraising for diabetes

Through a study based at GHSU, researchers have screened more than 500,000 newborns, have identified hundreds at high risk for developing the disease and are learning how it begins.
Friday, Nov. 2, 2012

ASU plans music therapy program

To help expand the reach music therapy has in the Augusta area and beyond, Augusta State University is developing a music therapy degree program with hopes of enrolling the first class in fall ...
By Tracey McManus | Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012

Azziz sees big university future

Georgia Health Sciences University President Ricardo Azziz launched far-reaching goals in an address Thursday.
Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012

Device can help treat, prevent certain cancers

Through Georgia Health Sciences University Cancer Center, Cindy Lee was offered an alternative of an intrauterine device that releases small amounts of a contraceptive progestin mixture. And five ...
Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012

Genetic testing changes breast cancer focus

As genetic sequencing of tumors becomes routine and therapies are targeted at specific molecular traits in the tumor, the location of the primary tumor becomes less and less important, said Dr. ...
Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012

MCG professor receives national honor

Fincher, a frequently honored medical educator and mentor to the junior faculty at MCG, also made her mark on the national scene by helping to found groups to improve clinical education. In ...
Friday, Oct. 26, 2012

Students react to name compromise

Students at Augusta State and Georgia Health Sciences universities offer their thoughts on adding Augusta to the name of the consolidated school.
Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012

Augusta back in university name

After a fierce public protest, Augusta will be in the name of the consolidated Augusta State and Georgia Health Sciences universities as its "brand," officials said Thursday morning.
Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012

Doctor touched thousands of lives

His were the first hands to touch thousands of babies, and he delivered generation after generation of Augustans into the world at University Hospital. Even at 102 years old, Dr. W.G. "Curly" ...
Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012
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