Alexander Verin

Professor

Alexander Verin

Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Medicine: Pulmonary

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Vascular Biology Center

The Graduate School

Bio

Dr. Verin has completed his Ph.D. from Moscow State University and postdoctoral studies from University of Indiana. Currently he is a Professor at Vascular Biology Center and Pulmonary Division.

  • (706) 721-1531
  • (706) 721-9799
  • CB 3210A

Education

  • Ph.D., Biology/Biological Sciences, General Moscow State University, 1990

  • BS, Biology/Biological Sciences, General Moscow State University, 1982

Awards & Honors

  • Augusta University Certificate of Service in Appreciation and Recognition of 10 years of Continues Service Augusta University, 2017

  • Letter of Appreciation from the Department of Defense for “exemplary” efforts as a scientist reviewer for the year 2017 Peer Reviewed Medical Research Program Department of Defense, 2017

  • Certificate of recognision Conference Series LLC, 2016

  • Certificate of recognition for keynote presentation Conference and Exhibition on Lung & Respiratory Care, 2016

  • Special Recognision Conference and Exhibition on Lung & Respiratory Care, 2016

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • MEDI 6120

    Foundations of Medicine
  • MEDI 6330

    Healthcare Across the Lifespan
  • VBIO 8010

    Methods in Cardiovascular Rese
  • MEDI 6130

    Musculoskeletal/Skin

Teaching Interests

He teaching activities include VBI 8020 “Frontiers in Vascular Biology” graduate course and mentoring of PHD and MD students.

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Dual Role of Hydrogen Peroxide as an Oxidant in Pneumococcal Pneumonia., 2021
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Inhibition of Class IIa HDACs improves endothelial barrier function in endotoxin-induced acute lung injury., 2021
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Adenosine and ATPγS protect against bacterial pneumonia-induced acute lung injury., 2020
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • P2Y Purinergic Receptors, Endothelial Dysfunction, and Cardiovascular Diseases., 2020
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Extracellular adenosine enhances pulmonary artery vasa vasorum endothelial cell barrier function via Gi/ELMO1/Rac1/PKA-dependent signaling mechanisms., 2020
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Research Interests

Research interests include mechanisms of pulmonary vascular permeability with focus on the role of cytoskeleton. He has published more than 145 papers in the field of pulmonary/cardiovascular research.

Professional Service

  • American Society of Cell & Molecular Biology 2017 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Vessels Plus 2016 - Present

    Role: Editor, Journal Editor
  • Augusta University - 2018

    Role: Committee Member
  • Department of Defense - 2017

    Role: Reviewer, Grant Proposal
  • Department of Defence - 2017

    Role: Reviewer, Grant Proposal