Michael Madaio

Department Chair

Michael Madaio

Department Chair


Academic Appointment(s)

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Medicine

The Graduate School
Department of Graduate Studies

Other Duties

Sydenstricker Chair, Medicine




  • MD, Medicine (MD) Albany Medical College, 1974

  • BS, Bio, General Fairfield University, 1970


  • Nephrology 1980

  • Medicine 1977

  • PHY Comp St Board of Med Examiners, 2015

  • PHY Comp St Board of Med Examiners, 2008

Awards & Honors

  • Augusta Magazine, Best Doctors 2012

  • Best Doctors in America (Georgia) 2012

  • Best Doctors in America (Georgia) 2011

  • Top Doctors of America (Georgia) 2011

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • GMED 5000

    Basic Clkshp Med Pt 1
  • GMED 5100

    Basic Clkshp Med Pt 2
  • MEDI 5243

    Mod 6: Renal
  • RNEP 5000

  • GMED 5077

    Ambulatory Adult Select
  • GMED 5096

    Intro. to Out. Internal Med.
  • GMED 5016


Teaching Interests

Nephrology, Internal Medicine, Autoimmunity


Selected Recent Publications

  • Leptin deficiency down-regulates IL-23 production in glomerular podocytes resulting in an attenuated immune response in nephrotoxic serum nephritis., 2016
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Human anti-α3(IV)NC1 antibody drug conjugates target glomeruli to resolve nephritis., 2015
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • The amino acid sensor GCN2 inhibits inflammatory responses to apoptotic cells promoting tolerance and suppressing systemic autoimmunity., 2015
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Amino acid metabolism inhibits antibody-driven kidney injury by inducing autophagy., 2015
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Cumulative impact of periodic top-down communications on infection prevention practices and outcomes in two units, 2014
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Research Interests

Glomerulonephritis, autoimmunity, Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, proteinuria, Ant-GBM Disease (Goodpasture’s Syndrome), Nephrotic Syndrome, Chronic Kidney Disease Progression