Author - Brennan Meagher

Brennan Meagher is a communications coordinator at Augusta University. Contact her at 706-446-4806 or bmeagher@augusta.edu.

Gala concert in photos

The rising talent of the Department of Music in Augusta University’s Pamplin College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences took center stage during the institution’s annual Gala Concert.

New Kidney. New Life.

It’s been 25 years since Ardell Howard’s kidney transplant, and she credits AU Health and, of course, her kidney for giving her a new lease on life.

Medical Minute discusses gene expression and glaucoma

In this week’s Medical Minute, Dr. Joseph Hobbs, chairman of the Department of Family Medicine at the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University, discusses a handful of molecules scientists have found that regulate gene expression in glaucoma. The Medical Minute airs at 8:18 a.m., 1:20...

Medical Minute discusses protein function and cancer

In this week’s Medical Minute, Dr. Joseph Hobbs, chairman of the Department of Family Medicine at the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University, discusses how the function of the protein, TIMP1, which normally enables wound healing and reproduction, is hijacked by cancer to enable the...

Medical Minute discusses impact of disease on kidneys

In this week’s Medical Minute, Dr. Joseph Hobbs, chairman of the Department of Family Medicine at the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University, discusses the challenges our kidneys encounter when impacted by conditions like diabetes, stress, dehydration and acute injury. The Medical...

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