Department of Physiology





  • Dr. Harris received the Augusta University Research Institute 2017 Distinguished Research Award.

  • Patricia Martinez-Quinones, a medical resident in Dr. Webb's lab, won third place for her abstract at the Association of Women Surgeons.
  • Yasir Abdul, a postdoctoral fellow in Dr. Ergul’s laboratory, was awarded second place in the post-doctoral category for his poster entitled Ischemic stroke causes vascular regression in type II diabetic male rats:  Potential role of regulated cell death mechanisms at the STaR Conference.
  • Rebecca Ward, a graduate student in Dr. Ergul’s laboratory, received the Young Investigator Travel Award for an oral abstract presentation.  She participated in the 15th International Endothelin Conference.

    Dr. Murry Esler - 2017 Greenblatt Lecture Speaker

  • Dr. Weiguo Li received funding for a DiaComp Pilot & Feasibility Project.
  • Thank you to Dr. Murray Esler for being our Greenblatt Lecture guest speaker.
  • Dr. Bollag received a Pilot Study Research Program grant from the Intramural Grants Program.
  • Ellen Gillis, a postdoctoral fellow in Dr. Sullivan's lab, received an American Heart Association Council on Hypertension Onsite Trainee Poster Award and was the Best Poster Presentation for the Postdocs award at the 8th Annual Southern Translational Education and Research Conference.


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





Dr. Webb - Go Jags!

Our Chair, Dr. Webb, shows off his school pride.