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About the Center for Molecular and Translational Medicine

The Center for Molecular and Translational Medicine at Georgia State University meets healthcare needs by converting significant research findings into diagnostic tools and medicines to improve the health of individuals. The center is designed to help millions of people suffering from heart disease, diabetes and other illnesses. The current research focus of the center is to dissect molecular insights of cardiovascular remodeling in obesity and obesity related diseases, including diabetes, hypertension, heart diseases, and stroke, with special emphasis on the regulation of these processes.

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Ming-Hui Zou

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Ming-Hui Zou, an internationally recognized researcher in molecular and translational medicine and a Georgia Research Alliance Eminent Scholar in Molecular Medicine and associate vice president for research at Georgia State University, is the founding director of the Center for Molecular and Translational Medicine at Georgia State.

An independent investigator of the National Institutes of Health, the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International, and the American Diabetes Association, and a National Scientist Development and National Established Investigator awardee of the American Heart Association, Zou has used these (and many other awards) to make scientific observations in fields with great potential for immediate clinical relevance.

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Mission

We effectively transform information gained from biomedical research into knowledge improving the state of human health and disease. 

Research

We have published over 68 peer reviewed articles in major, competitive science journals.

Leaders

We develop the next generation of scientists and help millions of people suffering from heart disease, diabetes and other illnesses.

Support

We have already procured more than $21 million in research funding from the most competitive funding sources.