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Georgia's magnificent minds


A half-century ago, Max Cooper made a historic discovery that forever changed our understanding of the human immune system. Today, Dr. Cooper is a GRA Eminent Scholar at Emory University, and he is one of scores of world-renowned scientists that GRA has helped recruit to Georgia. 

Georgia's magnificent minds
GRA Eminent Scholar Max Cooper reflects on his historic 1960s discovery that the body has two types of immune cells.
Breakthroughs in Georgia: Pinpointing type 1 diabetes
No one has ever studied the genetic and environmental causes of Type 1 diabetes on the scale that Jin-Xiong She has.
Breakthroughs in Georgia: Flu fighters
The unsung heroes in the battle against a pandemic are those who must test the safety and effectiveness of vaccines. Emory's Hope Clinic is one such hero.
Breakthroughs in Georgia: A new drug to stop HIV
GRA Eminent Scholar Vasu Nair figured out a way to stop an enzyme from bringing on HIV infection.
Spotting autism sooner
GRA Eminent Scholar Ami Klin and colleagues discovered a way to detect autism in infants as young as two months old.
Breakthroughs in Georgia: A new way to fight glaucoma
It involves modifying the eye so it can better withstand pressure — and it was discovered at Georgia Tech.
Can phone fraudsters be stopped?
Yes they can, thanks to technology invented at Georgia Tech. With the help of GRA, this technology is now on the market in the form of Pindrop Security.
GRA Trustees: In their own words
The collaborative power of business, government and academia through GRA has paid off for the state of Georgia — and its economy.
What's been invented in Georgia?
The answers may surprise you. See how the state's universities are making the world better — and growing Georgia's future economy — through the power of invention.
The flu menace: New insights and inventions
A fascinating look at how three Georgia scientists are finding new ways to detect, prevent and fight influenza.
The invention that's saving limbs — and lives
Two out of three ankle fusion surgeries fail. MedShape Solutions figured out why — and invented a new approach.
A better way to weigh (a pig!)
No scales, no measuring tape. Just a point-and-shoot device developed with UGA-Georgia Tech technology.
Solar energy in a brand new light
Next-gen solar power is becoming a reality because of Norcross, Ga.-based Suniva. GRA Eminent Scholar Ajeet Rohatgi is a major reason why.
A powerful new tool for cancer fighters
The thousands of medical images taken during a cancer journey just got a lot more manageable, thanks to Velocity.
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