Darrell Brann

Interim Chairman

Darrell Brann

Interim Chairman

Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Neuroscience and Regenerative Medicine

The Graduate School
Department of Graduate Studies

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Neurology

Other Duties

Vice Chair, Neuroscience and Regenerative Medicine

Virendra B. Mahesh, PhD, D.Phil Dist Chr in Neuros, Neuroscience and Regenerative Medicine

Regents' Professor, Neurology

  • (706) 721-7779
  • CA 4004

Education

  • Ph.D., Bio and Biomedical Sci , Other Medical College of Georgia, 1990

  • BA, Bio, General Henderson State University, 1984

Awards & Honors

  • Virendra B. Mahesh, Ph.D., D.Phil., Distinguished Chair in Neuroscience Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University, 2017

  • Distinguished Research Award Graduate School, Augusta University, 2016

  • Distinguished Service Award Graduate School, Georgia Regents University, 2015

  • Lifetime Achievement Award Georgia Regents Research Institute, 2014

  • International Cooperation Award of Hebei Province, China Hebei Province Government, China, 2012

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • COGS 8040

    Intro to Faculty Research
  • COGS 8050

    Intro to Research I
  • NURO 9210

    Inv of a Problem in Neuro
  • NURO 8082

    Neuroscience II
  • NURO 9300

    Research in Neuroscience

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Brain-derived estrogen and neurological disorders, 2015
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Cell-Permeable Peptide Targeting the Nrf2/Keap1 Interaction: A potential novel therapy for global cerebral ischemia, 2015
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • PELP1 mediates nongenomic and genomic signaling, neuroprotection, and cognitive enhancing effects of estrogen in the brain, 2015
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Selective estrogen receptor modulators (SERMs) enhance neurogenesis and spine density following focal cerebral ischemia, 2015
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Brain-derived estrogen exerts anti-inflammatory and neuroprotective actions in the rat hippocampus, 2014
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Professional Service

  • Journal of Neurology and Neurosurgery 2014 - 2018

    Role: Editorial Review Board Member
  • Hormonal Studies 2013 - 2017

    Role: Editorial Review Board Member
  • International Journal of Cardiovascular Research 2012 - 2016

    Role: Editorial Review Board Member
  • Neuroendocrinology 1994 - 2016

    Role: Editorial Review Board Member
  • Journal of Disease Cause and Control - 2015

    Role: Editor