Daria Ilatovskaya

Associate Professor

Daria Ilatovskaya

Associate Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Physiology

The Graduate School


  • Ph.D., Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other Russian Academy of Sciences, 2013

  • MS, Physics Saint Petersburg State Univers, 2009

  • BS, Physics Saint Petersburg State Univers, 2007

Awards & Honors

  • Program Working Group Junior Representative APS, 2023

  • Emerging Scientist Award Augusta University Research Institute, 2022

  • AU CURS travel award AU CURS, 2022

  • Travel award to an APS Conference American Physiological Society, 2022

  • Lazaro J Mandel Young Investigator Award American Physiological Society, 2019

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • PSIO 7210

    Advanced Renal Phys
  • PSIO 8340

    Advanced Study Physiology
  • PSIO 7510

    Cell and Molecular Phys
  • PSIO 8350

    Current Trends in Physiology
  • PSIO 9210

    Invest of a Problem
  • MEDI 6320

    Brain, Behavior, & Movement
  • MEDI 6330

    Healthcare Across the Lifespan
  • BIOM 8040

    Intro to Faculty Research
  • PSIO 6110

    Medical Physio 1
  • PSIO 8390

    Medical Renal Physiology
  • BIOM 8011

    Respon Conduct of Research
  • PSIO 6610

    Seminar in Phys
  • PSIO 9010

    Seminar in Physiology
  • CURS 2990

    Undergrad Research I


Selected Recent Publications

  • Transcriptomic changes in glomeruli in response to a high salt challenge in the Dahl SS rat, 2024
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • β-Arrestin pathway activation by selective ATR1 agonism promotes calcium influx in podocytes, leading to glomerular damage, 2023
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Renal histaminergic system and acute effects of histamine receptor 2 blockade on renal damage in the Dahl salt-sensitive rat, 2023
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Probenecid slows disease progression in a murine model of autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease., 2023
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Practical notes on popular statistical tests in renal physiology., 2022
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Department Service

  • Search Committee for Assistant Professor in Master’s in medical Physiology Program 2023 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Physiology Department Graduate program, Augusta University 2021 - Present

    Role: Other

University Service

  • Augusta University Faculty Development Committee 2022 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee 2022 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • The Graduate School Recruitment and Admissions Committee for the PhD in Biomedical Sciences Program (RAC), Augusta University 2021 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Medical School admissions interviews 2022 - 2023

    Role: Other
  • MUSC Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) 2020 - 2021

    Role: Other

Professional Service

  • Department of Defense, Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program CDMRP, DIS-UD review panel of the Peer Reviewed Medical Research Program (PRMRP) 2023 - Present

    Role: Reviewer
  • Foundational Science Session “Sex Differences in Cardio-Renal Mechanisms of Salt-Sensitive Hypertension”, APS Summit 2023 2023 - Present

    Role: Chairperson
  • AHA – CDA Career Development Award, Vascular 1 Review Committee 2023 - Present

    Role: Reviewer
  • Graduate School Research day 2023 - Present

    Role: Mentor
  • NIH/NIDDK, Special Emphasis Panel (SEP) for Topics in Nephrology and Urology (ZRG1 DKUS-W) 2023 - Present

    Role: Reviewer

Public Service

  • Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR) Students Transforming Through Research (STR) program for undergraduate research advocacy 2022 - Present

    Role: Mentor
  • Scientists Center for Animal Welfare(SCAW) Annual Winter Conf. 2021 - 2021

    Role: Attendee, Meeting
  • American Heart Association Heart Walk MUSC Department of Medicine 2020

    Role: Other
  • American Heart Association Heart Walk Team Nephrology MUSC 2017 - 2019

    Role: Other
  • Girl Fest with the Girl Scouts of Eastern SC (Women in Science club outreach event) 2019

    Role: Other