Department of Physiology


  • Dr. Chen was awarded the 2017 Outstanding Young Basic Science Faculty Award from the MCG Faculty Senate.
  • Dr. Webb was awarded the Distinguished Research Faculty Award from The Graduate School.
  • Welcome Dr. Mamenko to our faculty!
  • Camilla Wenceslau, a postdoctoral fellow in Dr. Webb's lab, was the  New Investigator Network Member April Spotlight for the International Society of Hypertension.
  • Ryan Crislip, a graduate student in Dr. Sullivan’s lab, received the Augusta University Graduate School Excellence of Research in Physiology Award.
  • Patricia Martinez Quinones, a research fellow in Dr. Webb's lab, was selected for the NIH/NHMA Travel Award for the NIH Career Development Workshop.
  • 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).

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)


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