Mourad Ogbi, BS
Hong Shi, MD
February 1, 2022
There is a bidirectional intersection of the nation’s top two killers that scientists want to better understand and disrupt.
Cardiovascular disease and cancer often occur in the same people, potentially in large part because the two very common conditions share risk factors like obesity, which promotes inflammation, a key driver for both.
Medical College of Georgia scientists have mounting evidence that obesity also puts those with cancer at increased risk for cardiovascular disease and vice versa.Read more >>
GRA Student Scholars 2023
Fourteen undergraduate students from Georgia spent their summer working alongside some of the most accomplished scientists in their fields. Three of those have been working in Dr. Neal Weintraub's lab.
Montanta Cagle, McCalyster Turner and Quinkivia Williams all from Paine College.
“My internship experience was amazing,” reports Quinkivia Williams, a Paine College student who joined the lab of GRA Eminent Scholar Neal Weintraub at Augusta University. “While putting together presentations, I learned how important it is for engagement with the community to help reduce cancer disparities in different races.”
Ross McIntyre Award from University of Nebraska 2020
MD/ PhD Student in lab
Pharmacology graduate student in the lab with Dr. Weintraub
AHA Donor Appreciation poster “Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm – The silent killer”