William Caldwell

Professor

William Caldwell

Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology

Emeritus Faculty

Bio

Retired as Professor and Chair of the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology.
Rehired as Professor. Maintains an active, funded research laboratory and participates in the education of graduate and medical students.

  • (706) 721-3383
  • (706) 721-2347
  • CB 3622

Education

  • Ph.D., Pharmacology. Emory University, 1969

  • BS, Applied Biology Georgia Institute of Technolog, 1965

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • MEDI 5240

    Mod 5: Cardiopulmonary
  • PHRM 8043

    Pharmacology & Therapeutics II
  • PHRM 9020

    Seminar in Pharmacology
  • PHRM 5012

    Clinical Pharmacology Tutorial
  • MEDI 5237

    Mod 4: Musculoskeletal/Skin
  • PHRM 9300

    Research

Teaching Interests

Cardiovascular pharmacology and physiology

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Endoplasmic reticulum stress-regulated CXCR3 pathway mediates inflammation and neuronal injury in acute glaucoma., 2015
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Arginase inhibition enhances angiogenesis in endothelial cells exposed to hypoxia., 2015
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Correction: angiotensin II-induced arterial thickening, fibrosis and stiffening involves elevated arginase function., 2015
    Other
  • Activation of the endothelin system mediates pathological angiogenesis during ischemic retinopathy, 2014
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Arginase 2 deficiency reduces hyperoxia-mediated retinal neurodegeneration through the regulation of polyamine metabolism, 2014
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Research Interests

Role of L-arginine availability in reactive oxygen species formation, immune cell function and vascular and retinal dysfunction in models of diabetes and diet-induced obesity. Role of arginase in metabolic and vascular dysfunctions related to diabetes and obesity