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The Department of Physiology at the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University consists of 16 full time faculty members including one primary appointee from the Vascular Biology Center.

In addition, the Department has two active emeritus professors and four research professors. The primary research interests of the department are Cardiovascular Physiology, Endocrinology, and Neuroscience. Fourteen graduate students, three postdoctoral fellows, and one medical resident are currently homed in Physiology. Visiting Professors and Visiting Students from various countries including China, Japan, and Brazil frequently come to work or perform research fellowships in the Department of Physiology.

Physiology faculty currently hold approximately $7,000,000 in extramural funding, ranking 39th out of 76 Medical School Physiology Departments nationally. Members of the Department teach in the Medical and Graduate Schools including Medical Physiology and Integrated Systems Biology, Neuroscience and advanced courses in cardiovascular and endocrine physiology.

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Physiology News

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MCG’s Bollag named Regents’ professor

Regents’ professorships are awarded to system faculty whose scholarship or creative activity is recognized both nationally and internationally as innovative and pacesetting.

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Microscopic blood vessel disease in the brain’s white matter associated with worse cognition in Alzheimer’s

Recent findings of MCG scientists and others suggest that some people with Alzheimer’s who have brain changes widely associated with the condition may not develop dementia without underlying vascular dysfunction.

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Graduate school dean earns prestigious award for physiology research

“Dr. Jennifer Sullivan brings a unique perspective to her studies and has established herself as a true thought-leader in this field of research,” said Dr. David Mattson, department chair and professor in the Department of Physiology at MCG.

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Mother’s immune cells appear to exacerbate complications of preeclampsia

MCG scientist wants to find a better way to intervene in the syndrome that can have lifelong consequences for mother and child.

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1120 15th St.
CA 3126
Augusta, GA 30912



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