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Researching Heart Attack, Heart Failure, Stroke, Hypertension, Diabetes...

With the increasing frequency of obesity and diabetes, especially in Georgia, cardiovascular disease is reaching epidemic proportions.  The Vascular Biology Center at Augusta University knows the demand is high for for new and better treatments. Our internationally recognized team of research experts have one goal - to make breakthroughs in the prevention and treatment of disease so that we all may live longer, healthier lives.

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  1460 Laney Walker Blvd. Augusta, GA 30912
  706-721-9800
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VBC News

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Bohlke, Fulton, Weintraub receive awards for advocacy, professionalism

The only physician serving Brooklet, Georgia, and the leaders of the medical school’s Vascular Biology Center, were honored Thursday by Dr. David C. Hess, dean of the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University.

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Weintraub named MCG cardiology chief

Dr. Neal L. Weintraub is the new chief of the Division of Cardiology in the MCG Department of Medicine.

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Six faculty members honored at Augusta University Research Institute Awards

Six members of Augusta University’s faculty were recognized at the 2019 Augusta University Research Institute Awards on Friday, Oct. 18.  

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Glucose wears down circadian clocks in obesity, may drive cardiovascular risk

High glucose in obesity appears to gum up the works of the circadian clocks inside our cells that help regulate the timing of many body functions across the 24-hour day and drive the risk of cardiovascular disease, scientists say.

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