Graduate Research Day Awards Banquet

Tuesday, March 28th, 2017 
At the Kroc Center, Augusta University

It was at the Graduate Research Day Awards Banquet          

At the Graduate Research Day awards banquet, CBGM graduate students were honored for their recent successes. Robert Schleifer (left), a 5th year PhD student in the laboratory of Dr. Jin-Xiong She, was recognized for being a semi-finalist in Augusta University's inaugural 3MT competition. Paul Tran (middle left), a Graduate Year 1 M.D./Ph.D. student in Dr. She's lab, received an award for his Graduate Research Day poster as the recipient of the Award for Excellence in Research in Genomic Medicine. Also pictured are fellow graduate student Lynn Tran (middle right) and their mentor, Dr. She (right).


Augusta University is researching a new drug that might help with diabetes-related blindness

Tuesday, December 27, 2016

'Dr. Shruti Sharma of the Center for Biotechnology and Genomic Medicine has a $1.5 million grant from the National Eye Institute to look at basic research into blocking inflammation among epithelial cells in light-sensing retina in the eye, Sharma is looking at a well-known agent in inflammation called interleukin-6 that can affect those cells even though they lack the receptor normally needed for such interaction, an effect called trans-signaling.'

Read more at The Augusta Chronicle.


Therapy could be guided 'missile' against cancer

Monday, August 1, 2016

She & Liu

'Using a double-targeted vehicle to home in on prostate cancer cells provides a highly targeted attack against interlocking mechanisms of survival to induce cell death and shrink tumors,'

Read more at The Augusta Chronicle.