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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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Biomedical Science News

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Novel treatment target for heart disease found in the blood vessel wall

A molecule of RNA called CARMN has been found in abundance in the healthy smooth muscle cells that help give our blood vessels strength and flexibility, and distinctly decreased in vascular diseases like atherosclerosis, a major cause of heart attack and stroke, scientists report.

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New target may help protect bones as we age

Drugs that block the mineralocorticoid receptor, like the hypertension medications spironolactone and eplerenone, may help protect bone cells, MCG scientists say.

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Gene that aids cancer cell proliferation is new target for deadly pulmonary hypertension

A gene that is overexpressed in some aggressive cancers also appears to be key to the excessive cell proliferation that thickens the walls of pulmonary arteries and ultimately causes the right ventricle of the heart to fail, scientists report.

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New method gives rapid, objective insight into how cells are changed by disease

TDAExplore takes the detailed imaging provided by microscopy, pairs it with a hot area of mathematics called topology and the analytical power of artificial intelligence to give a new perspective on changes in a cell and where they happen, says Dr. Eric Vitriol, cell biologist and neuroscientist at the Medical College of Georgia.  

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