Working Toward a Better Today and Healthier Tomorrow
Georgia Tech’s commitment to tackling medical challenges is underscored by our new million square-foot, state-of-the-art Engineered Biosystems Building, which opened in 2015. Here and elsewhere on campus, faculty and students are conducting breakthrough research with the goal of making health care more effective and accessible for people of all ages, the world over.
Navigational View of the Brain Thanks to Powerful X-Rays
For years, medical researchers across the country have been working on a host of groundbreaking therapies using human cells to treat a range of diseases, from neurological leukodystrophies such as Krabbe disease, all the way to certain types of cancer.
Getting Ahead of Cancer
Using chromatography and spectrometry techniques coupled with computer algorithms, researchers have identified metabolite compounds that more accurately detect ovarian cancer at an early stage.
Accessible Drug Delivery
Microneedle patches developed at Georgia Tech promise to make vaccines less painful and more widely available, while reducing costs, and relieving the burden on health care providers.
Improving Medical Care for Children
Georgia Tech researchers are tackling one of the biggest challenges in pediatric medicine — medical technologies just for kids — as well as developing new technologies that help families access care from home.
Advancing Mobile Health
Rob Mannino used his own chronic, life-threatening blood disorder to develop a medical app that is poised to advance the field of mobile health technology.
Bringing the Autism Spectrum Into Focus
Across Georgia Tech, researchers from every discipline are devoted to autism research, including its causes and most effective treatments.