News and Announcements

State of the University 2013

“A new initiative I am particularly pleased to announce today is the forthcoming launch of the Georgia State Institute for Biomedical Sciences. This institute evolves from that part of the strategic plan that recommended enhanced contributions to the sciences, health and medical education.
– President Mark Becker
October 2013

Nano-lipid particles from edible ginger could improve drug delivery for colon cancer

Edible ginger-derived nano-lipids created from a specific population of ginger nanoparticles show promise for effectively targeting and delivering chemotherapeutic drugs used to treat colon cancer, according to a study by researchers at the Institute for Biomedical Sciences at Georgia State University, the Atlanta Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Wenzhou Medical University and Southwest University in China.