Department of Physiology


  • A paper published by Drs. McCarthy, Goulopoulou, Wenceslau, Spitler, Matsumoto and Webb was the third most cited article from 2014 according to the American Journal of Physiology - Heart and Circulatory Physiology.  
  • Dr. Sullivan was accepted into Augusta University's 2016 Authentic Women Leaders Pilot Pipeline Program.
  • Dr. Bollag received an Augusta University Pilot Study Research Program (PSRP).  There were forty-one applications, only eight were awarded. 
  • Dr. Chen had her research featured in the Augusta Chronicle.
  • Ellen Gillis, a postdoctoral fellow in Dr. Sullivan’s lab, received an Abstract Travel Award to attend the 2016 American Physiological Society (APS) Conference.
  • Lia Taylor, a graduate student in Dr. Sullivan’s lab, received a National Institutes of Health (NIH) Diversity Supplement to Dr. Sullivan's R01 award as well as a Minority Travel Fellowship Award to attend the 2016 APS Conference. 
  • Camilla Wenceslau, a postdoctoral fellow in Dr. Webb's lab, had her research featured in the Augusta Chronicle and on Georgia Public Broadcasting.
  • John Paul Valenzuela, a graduate student in Dr. Ergul's lab, was awarded an American Heart Association (AHA) Predoctoral Fellowship.
  • Dr. Stern received a NIH R01 award.
  • Dr. Bollag received an Augusta University and the University of Georgia Seed Grant Award.


Department of Physiology
Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University
Interdisciplinary Research Center
1120 15th Street, CA3126
Augusta, GA 30912


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