Modesto Rojas

Other Faculty

Modesto Rojas

Other Faculty

Academic Appointment(s)

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology

Bio

I'm MD graduated in Venezuela in the University of Zulia with about 14 year of experience as research in Augusta University.

  • (706) 721-7412
  • CB 3930

Education

  • MD, Medicine Universidad del Zulia, 1986

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • VBIO 9010

    Seminar in Vascular Bio

Teaching Interests

Diabetic Retinopathy

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Arginase inhibition enhances angiogenesis in endothelial cells exposed to hypoxia., 2015
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Anti-angiogenic actions of the mangosteen polyphenolic xanthone derivative α-mangostin, 2014
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Arginase 2 deficiency prevents oxidative stress and limits hyperoxia-induced retinal vascular degeneration, 2014
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Arginase 1 mediates increased blood pressure and contributes to vascular endothelial dysfunction in deoxycorticosterone acetate-salt hypertension, 2013
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Arginase as a mediator of diabetic retinopathy, 2013
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Research Interests

Diabetic Retinopathy