Department of Physiology


RECENT HIGHLIGHTS:

Graduate Student CommitteeCongratulations to Alec Davila, a graduate student in Dr. Bagi's lab, who successfully defended! 

Thank you to Dr. Karen Reue from the University of California Los Angeles for being our Greenblatt Lectureship speaker!

Dr. O'Connor received the Medical College of Georgia Distinguished Faculty Award for Basic Science Teaching.

Congratulations to Patricia Martinez-Quinones, a graduate student in Dr. Webb's lab, who successfully defended! 

Dr. O'Herron has been awarded a two year R21 grant: "The Physiological Mechanisms and Role in Neural Coding of Functional Hyperemia" from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS). 

Visiting PhD student Vanessa Dela Justina, guided by Dr. Priviero in Dr. Webb's lab,  was awarded the Robert Gunn Student Travel Award from the American Society of Physiology at the Experimental Biology Meeting.

Graduate student Lindsey Ramirez and postdoc Ellen Gillis, both from Dr. Sullivan's lab, received Research Distinction Awards from the Water & Electrolyte Homeostasis Section of American Physiological Society at the Experimental Biology Meeting.

Dr. O’Connor’s manuscript Oral NaHCO3 Activates a Splenic Anti-Inflammatory Pathway: Evidence That Cholinergic Signals Are Transmitted via Mesothelial Cells was The Journal of Immunology’s (The JI’s) most-downloaded article in 2018.

Patricia Martinez-Quinones, a graduate student in Dr. Webb's lab, was a  Second-Place Winner, for Basic Laboratory Research Scientific Papers on Trauma Resident Paper Competition at the American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma Annual Meeting.

The Mahesh Lectureship with Dr. Anil K. Bidani was a success.  Thank you to our Graduate Students Sarah Ray and Elinor Mannon for organizing this event to honor Dr. Mahesh.

2019 Mahesh Lecturer with Physiology Graduate Students Graduate students with Mahesh Lecturer, Dr. Anil K. Bidani

CONTACT US

Department of Physiology
Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University
Interdisciplinary Research Center
1120 15th Street, CA3126
Augusta, GA 30912

706-721-7741
706-721-7299

May 23

Department of Physiology Seminar Series - Dr. Aaron Polichnowski (East Tennessee State University)
Department of Physiology Seminar Series guest speaker Dr. Aaron Polichnowski from East Tennessee State University presents "New insights into the pathogenesis of CKD and salt-sensitive hypertension in Dahl SS rats."

May 30

Department of Physiology Seminar Series - Dr. Norma Frizzell (University of South Carolina)
Department of Physiology Seminar Series - Dr. Norma Frizzell from University of South Carolina School of Medicine

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