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About half of cancer patients who receive chemotherapy are treated with drugs made from platinum-based compounds, which have demonstrated real success in improving cancer survival rates. However, there’s a downside: off-target side effects, neurotoxicity being among the more prevalent and significant. Now, a new grant from the NIH is helping Timothy Cope's lab identify the long-term effects from these drugs.
Example of instantaneous termination of fibrillation (multiple spiral waves) by the designed stimulus that teleports all spiral wave pairs to annihilation.
Beam me up, Scotty! Researchers from the Georgia Institute of Technology offer a new method to disrupt spiral waves that uses less energy and that may be less painful than traditional defibrillation.
Feryal Özel will chair the School of Physics, effective August 2022.
Astrophysicist Feryal Özel will chair the School of Physics, effective August 2022. The appointment will also bring Dimitrios Psaltis to the Georgia Tech Physics faculty. 
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Childhood psychological maltreatment is one of the most prevalent, yet under-addressed forms of childhood adverse events,” says Kimberly French, assistant professor in the School of Psychology. French leads a new study that traces the relationships between childhood trauma and work-family conflict in adulthood — and outlines several ways supervisors and policymakers can help.
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Having been accepted into the University of Chicago graduate program, one of the top programs in the world, we wanted to take one last opportunity to speak with Noah before he continues on his inspiring path. 
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In this article, the author briefly surveys some of Robin’s research achievements among his more than 100 papers, focusing on his most important work and results joint with his students and postdocs.
Organizers and attendees of the workshop gathered for a group photo.
Since 2017, the annual Quantitative Biosciences Hands-On Modeling Workshop has introduced students and faculty of all skill levels and backgrounds to the use of computational modeling in studying biological systems. This summer, attendees and organizers gathered for the workshop in person for the first time since 2019.

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