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Brian Annex

Brian H. Annex, M.D., FACC, FAHA

Department Chair, Medicine

Welcome to the Medical College of Georgia, Department of Medicine (DOM), located in Augusta, Georgia. 

Please explore this site to look at the activities across our missions to: provide the very best and safest patient care, educate the next generation of health care professionals, and advance knowledge in medicine through basic, clinical, and translational research.  In a year like no other, the DOM continued to add to its rich history of excellence in education of students, residents, and general and subspecialty fellows. 

The Medical College of Georgia is the 13th oldest medical school in the US and the DOM even when facing the changes of this last has its eyes focused firmly on the future.  See the activity within the 11 major divisions.  See the many new hires (myself included having been here for just over one year) and programs.  Contact us directly.  We look forward to hearing from you.

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Faculty researchers honored by Augusta University Research Institute

The Augusta University Research Institute recently recognized faculty researchers for their work in advancing research at AU.

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MCG professor publishes new book on cancer survivorship

Steven S. Coughlin, PhD, professor in the Department of Biostatistics, Data Science and Epidemiology at Augusta University’s Medical College of Georgia, has published a new book, "Current Topics in Breast Cancer Survivorship."

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Medical College of Georgia researcher uses $2M NIH grant to explore cancer suppressor found in high-fiber diets

Muthusamy Thangaraju, PhD, an associate professor at the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University and researcher at the Georgia Cancer Center, was recently awarded over $2.2 million in research grants.

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Magnetic stimulation may improve the pain, nausea of diabetic gastroparesis

Patients come to Amol Sharma, MD, because their stomachs constantly hurt, they are always nauseous and they can’t or won’t eat or drink