Wendy Bollag

Professor

Wendy Bollag

Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Physiology

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Orthopedic Surgery

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Medicine: Dermatology

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Medicine

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Cellular Biology and Anatomy

The Graduate School

Dental College of Georgia
Department of Oral Biology

Education

  • Ph.D., Molecular Physiology Yale University, 1990

  • MS, Molecular Physiology Yale University, 1988

  • BS, Biochemistry Pennsylvania State UniversityT, 1984

Awards & Honors

  • Exemplary Teaching Award Medical College of Georgia, Augusta University, 2018

  • Institutional Service Award Medical College of Georgia, 2018

  • Outstanding Performance Award Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center, 2018

  • Exemplary Teaching Award Medical College of Georgia, Augusta University, 2017

  • VA Research Career Scientist Award 2016

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • MEDI 5592

    ECM 1-PBL
  • MEDI 6592

    ECM 2-PBL
  • PSIO 9210

    Invest of a Problem
  • MEDI 5088

    Medical Scholars Program
  • BIOM 8022

    Molecular Cell Biology
  • BIOM 8011

    Respon Conduct of Research
  • BIOM 8130

    Scientific Grant Writing
  • MEDI 5593

    ECM 1-PBL
  • MEDI 6593

    ECM 2-PBL
  • BIOM 8030

    Experimental Therapeutics
  • BIOM 8033

    Integrated Systems Biol
  • BIOM 8060

    Intro to Research II
  • MEDI 5159

    Mod 5: Genitourinary
  • ANAT 5002

    RSCH Elective in Anatomy
  • PSIO 9010

    Seminar in Physiology

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Monomethylfumarate protects against ovariectomy-related changes in body composition., 2019
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • The glucocorticoid receptor in osteoprogenitors regulates bone mass and marrow fat., 2019
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Hyperhomocysteinemia-induced death of retinal ganglion cells: The role of Müller glial cells and NRF2., 2019
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Aldosterone regulation., 2018
    Book Review
  • Phosphatidylglycerol Inhibits Toll-Like Receptor-Mediated Inflammation by Danger-Associated Molecular Patterns., 2018
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Department Service

  • Department of Physiology Graduate Education Committee 2010 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Department of Physiology Post-Doctoral Affairs Committee 2010 - Present

    Role: Committee Chair
  • Departmental Awards Committee 2019

    Role: Committee Member
  • Department of Physiology Chair’s Advisory Committee 2012 - 2015

    Role: Committee Member

University Service

  • MCG Faculty Senate Executive Committee 2019 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • MCG Promotion & Tenure Committee 2018 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Augusta University Research IT Committee 2016 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Translational Research Program Committee of the Department of Medicine 2014 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Postdoctoral Presentations Subcommittee, MCG Graduate Research Day Committee 2001 - Present

    Role: Chairperson

Professional Service

  • Augusta Biomedical Research Corporation 2014 - Present

    Role: Officer, Treasurer
  • VA Eligibility Panel 2013 - Present

    Role: Other
  • VA Research and Development Committee 2012 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Augusta Biomedical Research Corporation 2011 - Present

    Role: Other
  • VA Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee 2009 - Present

    Role: Member

Public Service

  • AR Johnson Middle School 2017

    Role: Guest Speaker
  • Pennsylvania State University Club of Aiken/Augusta 2007 - 2015

    Role: Board Member
  • High School U—Middle School Edition 2014

  • Lakeside High School 2014

    Role: Guest Speaker
  • High School U 2013