Wendy Bollag

Professor

Wendy Bollag

Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Physiology

Dental College of Georgia
Department of Oral Biology

The Graduate School
Department of Graduate Studies

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Cellular Biology and Anatomy

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Medicine: Dermatology

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Orthopedic Surgery

Education

  • Ph.D., Molecular Physiology. Yale University, 1990

  • MS, Molecular Physiology Yale University, 1988

  • BS, Biochem Pennsylvania State University, 1984

Awards & Honors

  • VA Research Career Scientist Award 2016

  • Nomination to and selection as a participant in the GRU Executive Leadership Excellence Program 2015

  • Outstanding Performance Award Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center, 2015

  • VA Research Career Scientist Award 2015

  • Outstanding Performance Award Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center, 2014

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • MEDI 5592

    ECM 1-PBL
  • MEDI 6592

    ECM 2-PBL
  • MEDI 5088

    Medical Scholars Program
  • COGS 8022

    Molecular Cell Biology
  • COGS 8011

    Respon Conduct of Research
  • COGS 8012

    Scientific Communications
  • COGS 8130

    Scientific Grant Writing
  • PSIO 9010

    Seminar in Physiology
  • COGS 8033

    Integrated Systems Biol
  • MEDI 5159

    Mod 5: Genitourinary
  • VBIO 8130

    Modern Drug Discovery/Developm

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • The proteolytic effect of bromelain on bullous pemphigoid antigen-2., 2016
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • VLDL-activated cell signaling pathways that stimulate adrenal cell aldosterone production., 2016
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Obesity, hypertension and aldosterone: is leptin the link?, 2016
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Distinct Nrf2 Signaling Mechanisms of Fumaric Acid Esters and Their Role in Neuroprotection against 1-Methyl-4-Phenyl-1,2,3,6-Tetrahydropyridine-Induced Experimental Parkinson's-Like Disease., 2016
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • A departmental initiative for clinical and translational research, 2016
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Department Service

  • Department of Physiology Graduate Education Committee 2010 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Department of Physiology Post-Doctoral Affairs Committee 2010 - Present

    Role: Committee Chair
  • Department of Physiology Chair’s Advisory Committee 2012 - 2015

    Role: Committee Member

University Service

  • Board of Directors of the Georgia Regents Research Institute 2014 - Present

  • Translational Research Program Committee of the Department of Medicine 2014 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Postdoctoral Presentations Subcommittee, MCG Graduate Research Day Committee 2001 - Present

    Role: Chairperson
  • Molecular Medicine Graduate Education Committee 1998 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Advisor and thesis committee member 1993 - Present

    Role: Committee Member

Professional Service

  • Augusta Biomedical Research Corporation 2014 - Present

    Role: Officer, Treasurer
  • VA Eligibility Panel 2013 - Present

    Role: Other
  • VA Research and Development Committee 2012 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Augusta Biomedical Research Corporation 2011 - Present

    Role: Other
  • VA Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee 2009 - Present

    Role: Member

Public Service

  • Pennsylvania State University Club of Aiken/Augusta 2007 - 2015

    Role: Board Member
  • High School U—Middle School Edition 2014

  • Lakeside High School 2014

    Role: Guest Speaker
  • High School U 2013

  • Cross Creek High School Career Lunch 2012