Department of Physiology


  • Dr. Bollag received an Augusta University and the University of Georgia Seed Grant Award.
  • Congratulations to Dr. O'Connor for being promoted to Associate Professor!
  • Ryan Crislip (a graduate student in Dr. Sullivan’s lab), Debra Irsik (a postdoctoral fellow in Dr. Brands lab), and Ellen Gillis (a postdoctoral fellow in Dr. Sullivan’s lab) all received Travel Awards to attend the FASEB Summer Research Conference on Renal Hemodynamics and Cardiovascular Function in Health and Disease.
  • Congratulations to Dr. Brands for being promoted to Regents Professor!
  • Camilla Wenceslau, a postdoctoral fellow in Dr. Webb's lab, received a National Institutes of Health (NIH) K99 award.
  • Drs. Chen and Yoon received an American Heart Association (AHA) Grant-in-Aid.
  • Mohammed Abdelsaid, a postdoctoral fellow in Dr. Ergul's lab, received an AHA Scientist Development Grant.
  • Dr. Stepp has been appointed chair of the Vascular Cell and Molecular Biology Study Section of the NIH.
  • Lia Taylor, a graduate student in Dr. Sullivan’s lab, was announced as a 2016-2017 Porter Physiology Fellowship awardee by The American Physiological Society, on behalf of the Porter Physiology Development and Minority Affairs Committee.
  • Dr. Webb, Camilla F. Wenceslau, and Cameron G. McCarthy's research was featured in a American Physiological Society podcast.


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


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