Justine Abais-Battad


Justine Abais-Battad


Academic Appointment(s)

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Physiology

  • (706) 721-1321
  • (706) 721-7299
  • CA 3145


  • Ph.D., Pharmacology and Toxicology Virginia Commonwealth Universi, 2014

  • BS, Chemistry, Other Virginia Commonwealth Universi, 2009

Awards & Honors

  • AHA Council on Hypertension Trainee Advocacy Cmte Poster Award AHA, 2022

  • Early Stage Investigator Stage Investigator Abstract Winner APS/ASN Control of Renal Function in Health and Disease Conference, 2022

  • APS Caroline tum Suden/Frances Hellebrandt Professional Opportunity Award 2019

  • Juan Carlos Romero and Water & Electrolyte Homeostasis Section Postdoctoral Research Recognition Award 2018

  • APS Water & Electrolyte Homeostasis /AJP: Regulatory, Integrative, and Comparative Trainee Award 2017

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • BIOM 8030

    Experimental Therapeutics
  • PSIO 6710

    Pathophys 1


Selected Recent Publications

  • Functional NADPH oxidase 2 (NOX2) in T cells amplifies salt-sensitive hypertension and associated renal damage., 2023
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Impact of bedding on Dahl salt-sensitive hypertension and renal damage, 2022
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Gut-Immune-Kidney Axis: Influence of Dietary Protein in Salt-Sensitive Hypertension., 2022
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • T Cell Immunometabolism and Redox Signaling in Hypertension., 2021
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Dietary influences on the Dahl SS rat gut microbiota and its effects on salt‐sensitive hypertension and renal damage, 2021
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Professional Service

  • American Heart Association Council on the Kidney in Cardiovascular Disease 2021 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • MCW Women in Science 2016 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Antioxidant and Redox Signaling, Scientific Reports, Bioscience Reports 2014 - Present

    Role: Reviewer
  • MCW Postdoctoral Advisory Committee 2014 - 2018

    Role: Committee Chair
  • VCU Women in Science 2010 - 2014

    Role: Other