Faculty at the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University were recognized with Exemplary Teaching Awards for their contributions to students and residents at the state’s public medical school.
A powerful immune molecule helps protect transplanted organs from rejection by putting a silencer on two other immune molecules that converge to take a direct shot at the organ, scientists report.
Dr. Satish S.C. Rao is helping lead a federally funded initiative that will provide the first head-to-head comparison of the benefits, side effects and costs of three Food and Drug Administration-approved treatments already in regular use.
Dr. Shaheen Islam, chief of the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, is the recipient of the 2018 Educator Award from the Association of Interventional Pulmonary Program Directors.
Scientists found that while actual salt retention isn’t higher in females, there is still an effect that drives pressure up.
The Augusta University Cystic Fibrosis team won big at the North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference.
Faculty members were honored at the 2018 Augusta University Research Institute awards night.
According to the National Cancer Institute, more than 154,000 people will die from lung cancer in 2018, about the size of the population of Athens, Georgia.
Getting leptin levels “just right” may provide cardiovascular protection.
Through Medical Scholars Research Day, students are given more opportunities to participate in clinical and translational research.
Home-based biofeedback therapy is effective option for tough-to-treat constipation.
Problems like obesity and alcoholism appear to chronically trigger in the liver a receptor known to amplify inflammation in response to invaders like bacteria, scientists report.
A third-year resident at the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University is working to increase colorectal screening rates in some of Georgia’s poorest and most underserved areas.
Probiotic use is a link between brain fogginess, severe bloating
Investigators report a manmade antibody delivering a drug that inhibits inflammation can reverse a disease course that often leads to kidney failure.
New targets found to reduce blood vessel damage in diabetes
Researchers at the Georgia Cancer Center and Department of Medicine at the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University are testing a new way to fight cancer: ‘force-feeding’ cancer to death.
Oxidative stress can help tumors thrive, but one way novel cancer treatments work is by pushing levels to the point where it instead helps them die, scientists report.
A cancer researcher is determined to take a family’s gift and turn it into hope for liver cancer patients. For the family, it’s an opportunity to keep the memory of a mother and wife alive for generations to come.
Dr. Laura Carbone and Dr. Carlos Isales are the newest J. Harold Harrison, M.D., Distinguished University Chairs at the Medical College of Georgia.