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The Medical College of Georgia Department of Cellular Biology and Anatomy is dedicated to understanding cellular function through state-of-the art research in areas such as autophagy and apoptosis, bone metabolism, developmental biology, molecular motors, dysphagia/swallowing disorders, exosome biology, renal disease, stem cell research, vision science (retina and cornea), and cell wounding.

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Our department is dedicated to understanding cellular function through state-of-the art research in areas such as autophagy and apoptosis, bone metabolism, developmental biology, molecular motors, dysphagia/swallowing disorders, exosome biology, renal disease, stem cell research, vision science (retina and cornea), and cell wounding.

We are dedicated to conveying new knowledge to future scientists and educating the next generation of scientists, clinicians and other healthcare professionals. We welcome your interest in our department and invite you to learn more about exciting research and educational opportunities within the department!

MissionThe Department of Cellular Biology and Anatomy has as its core mission the advancement of outstanding research and education. We work collaboratively to discover new knowledge through innovative biomedical research, to transmit that knowledge to students, and to train future researchers, educators and health care professionals.

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Cellular Biology & Anatomy

Health Sciences Campus

Carl T. Sanders R & E Building

706-721-3731

706-721-6120

cba@augusta.edu

1120 15th St.,
CB 1101, Augusta, GA 30912

News

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New target in the fight against heart disease

Medical College of Georgia scientists report new insight into how the smooth muscle cells enable unhealthy growth and a new target to intervene in the fight against heart disease.

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$11 million grant enables scientists to keep the conversations between bone and muscle strong as we age

The bone and muscle that keep us upright are in constant communication and their wellbeing tends to go hand in hand.

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Scientists chase down what motor proteins deliver to healthy cells to find what’s altered in neurological diseases

Motor proteins running the natural roadways on the skeletons of our cells are hauling cargo that is both essential to life and can cause disease, scientists say.

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New labeling approach enables examination of packages cells send out to gain insight about health

Our cells are constantly communicating, and scientists have developed an efficient way to find out what messages they are sending.

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