Adviye Ergul

Regents' Professor

Adviye Ergul

Regents' Professor


Academic Appointment(s)

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Physiology

The Graduate School


  • Ph.D., Biochem University of Miami, 1995

  • MD, Medicine University of Istanbul, 1987

Awards & Honors

  • Senior Research Career Scientist Award 2018

  • American Heart Association Established Investigator Award American Heart Association, 2016

  • Fellow of American Heart Association 2016

  • American Heart Association Council on High Blood Pressure Research Leadership Committee. American Heart Association, 2015

  • American Heart Association Established Investigator Award American Heart Association, 2015

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • BIOM 8033

    Integrated Systems Biol
  • NURO 9300

    Research in Neuroscience
  • PSIO 9010

    Seminar in Physiology
  • COGS 8040

    Intro to Faculty Research
  • COGS 8050

    Intro to Research I
  • PSIO 9300

  • COGS 8012

    Scientific Communications

Teaching Interests

Muscle physiology


Selected Recent Publications

  • Role of angiotensin system modulation on progression of cognitive impairment and brain MRI changes in aged hypertensive animals - A randomized double- blind pre-clinical study., 2018
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Within the Brain: The Renin Angiotensin System., 2018
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Peroxynitrite-Induced Tyrosine Nitration Contributes to Matrix Metalloprotease-3 Activation: Relevance to Hyperglycemic Ischemic Brain Injury and Tissue Plasminogen Activator., 2018
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Dose-response, therapeutic time-window and tPA-combinatorial efficacy of compound 21: A randomized, blinded preclinical trial in a rat model of thromboembolic stroke., 2018
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Minocycline in Acute Cerebral Hemorrhage: An Early Phase Randomized Trial., 2017
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Research Interests

Cerebrovascular complications of diabetes: stroke, cognitive dysfunction

Department Service

  • Department of Physiology Graduate Program 2010 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Graduate Education Committee, Department of Physiology 2007 - Present

    Role: Committee Member

University Service

  • Medical College of Georgia, Department of Neurology, Chair Search Committee 2017 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Admission Committee, MD/PhD Program, Medical College of Georgia 2014 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Graduate Council 2013 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Medical College of Georgia, Clinical and Translational Sciences Advisory Committee 2013 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Research Ethics Committee 2011 - Present

    Role: Committee Member

Professional Service

  • International Conference on Endothelins Advisory Board 2015 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • American Heart Association, National Brain 3 2011 - Present

    Role: Reviewer
  • Biosafety Committee, Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center 2010 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • American Journal of Hypertension 2000 - Present

    Role: Editorial Review Board Member
  • American Journal of Physiology 2000 - Present

    Role: Reviewer