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By joining the Medical College of Georgia and Dental College of Georgia's biomedical community at Augusta University, you will choose an exciting path of training,  professional and career development.... and incredible possibilities for making a difference. 

Faculty in our Medical College of Georgia and Dental College of Georgia will be your enthusiastic and committed mentors.  They are highly successful, nationally competitive and internationally recognized -  with substantial research funding.  As Biomedical Science graduate students, you will become part of a close and collaborative community of scholars, educators, researchers, clinician-scientists... and will develop life-long friends and colleagues.  

Why wait?  If you are an intellectually curious student committed to developing your talents for a life of discovery, leadership and service— then our Biomedical Sciences Programs are the fit for you 

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September 22, 2021 - 6:00-8:00pm
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Biomedical Science News

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Mutated enzyme weakens connection between brain cells that help control movement

In one type of a rare, inherited genetic disorder that affects control of body movement, scientists have found a mutation in an enzyme impairs communication between neurons and what should be the inherent ability to pick up our pace when we need to run, instead of walk, across the street.

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Beige fat ‘indispensable’ in protecting the brain from dementia

Beige fat cells, which are typically intermingled with white fat cells in the subcutaneous fat present on “pear shaped” people, mediate subcutaneous fat’s brain protection, bringing down inflammation and providing protection from dementia.

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Program points medical students toward aging research, clinical care

Summer research program aims to encourage more medical students to consider a career in aging research and clinical care — especially important with the world's rapidly aging population.

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Bidirectional impact of cardiovascular disease, cancer in Blacks focus of new AHA center at MCG

Cardiovascular disease and cancer, the nation’s top two killers, share common ground like obesity and chronic inflammation, as well as a disproportionate impact on Black Americans. A new American Heart Association-funded center at the Medical College of Georgia is working to better understand the bidirectional dynamic, including how to intervene when, for example, cancer treatment itself results in heart problems.

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