Augusta University (AU) is a premier public research institution and medical center
dedicated to advancing scientific discovery and creating new technologies that will
improve the lives of the citizens of Georgia, our nation, and the global community.
Our research programs and facilities clearly complement our educational objective
of training the next generation of world class innovators, leaders, and health care
providers. Our faculty members represent a diverse range of disciplines, and they
are at the forefront of groundbreaking research in neurological and psychiatric disorders,
cardiovascular diseases and diabetes, cancer, genomic medicine, and cybersecurity.
While AU’s clinical and translational research programs currently focus on cancer,
cardiometabolic disease, and neurological disease, rapidly emerging areas of strength
include regenerative and reparative medicine, personalized medicine and genomics,
and public and preventive health. Our exceptional basic and clinical research and
technology incubator laboratories are complimented by outstanding institutional core
facilities for cell imaging, genomics and proteomics, small animal behavior, zebrafish,
histology, electron microscopy, etc.