Department of Physiology


RECENT HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Congratulations to Dr. Ergul for being promoted to Regents Professor!Dr. Filosa accepting 2017 Hamilton Scholar in Physiology Award
  • Drs. Bollag and Brands received Exemplary Teaching Awards from the Medical College of Georgia.
  • Dr. Filosa was awarded the 2017 Hamilton Scholar in Physiology in recognition of her outstanding scholarship and service to the Department of Physiology and Medical College of Georgia.
  • Dr. Filosa has been awarded a 5 year R01 grant: "Clinically unscreened vasculo-glial-neuronal coupling is critical for physiological brain function" from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS).
  • Dr. Harris has been awarded a 5 year R01 grant: "Hexosamine biosynthetic pathway activation and leptin resistance" from the from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK).
  • Dr. Stern was awarded a subaward on a NIH R01 grant with the University of Iowa entitled "Brain ERK1/2 Signaling and Sympathetic Excitation in Heart Failure".
  • Dr. Sullivan was featured in JagWire.
  • Dr. Webb's grant was highlighted in the Atlanta Business Chronicle.
  • Dr. Sullivan was featured on the JENNIE Show on ABC News Channel 6.
  • Dr. Bollag's paper, “Role of phospholipases in adrenal steroidogenesis”, was a top download in Journal of Endocrinology in 2016.

PhUN! Week 2017

Students, postdocs and faculty participated in the American Physiological Society's Physiology Understanding (PhUn) initiative at Stallings Island Middle School.  Seventh graders were taught about physiology and related career possibilities through hands on activities. (2017)

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

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