Are antibody tests the key to cracking COVID?
By Katja Ridderbusch   Fabian Kausche doesn’t plan on getting a tattoo any time soon, and without much hair, a visit to the barber shop isn’t a priority either. Even though personally, he may be safe to do so. In mid-March, Kausche tested positive for COVID-19, the disease caused... Read more
34 years with a new heart — and counting
Harry Wuest was the third patient to receive a heart transplant at Emory University Hospital in 1985. Today, as researchers are looking into alternatives to donated human hearts, he’s the longest-surviving heart transplant recipient in Georgia, and one of the longest-surviving anywhere.   By Katja Ridderbusch Whenever Harry Wuest... Read more
Atlanta has become hub for robotic heart surgery
Emory Saint Joseph’s is one of the few centers in the country to offer minimally invasive robotic heart surgery, mainly valve repairs.  Most hospitals in the U.S. still do open-chest surgery. Read the full article: WABE  Read more
Morehouse med students try out life as a country doctor
This article is published with permission from Rural Health Quarterly, where it first appeared. Lee Whitton is almost unique among his peers at Morehouse School of Medicine. A white male raised in a small town near Chattanooga — he’s a third-year medical student at the Atlanta school, which has... Read more
In Warner Robins, Muslim doctors play a key role 
This is the fourth in a series of articles on foreign-born physicians practicing in Georgia. Other articles in this special report have focused on barriers that immigrant doctors face if they want to work in the state; a clinic that serves mainly immigrant and refugee patients; and on Indian... Read more

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