Through Medical Scholars Research Day, students are given more opportunities to participate in clinical and translational research.
Balas presented Dr. Lefkowitz with the FNLM Medical Science Award at the conclusion of the Annual Awards Gala titled “Celebrating Leadership in Public Health and Medicine."
Almost 30 percent of surveyed cities have no formal cybersecurity policy, which would include rules on password creation and guidelines for employee training on computer security, according to a recent survey.
When trauma spills the contents of our cell powerhouses, it can evoke a potentially deadly immune response much like a severe bacterial infection.
A team of three Georgia Cancer Center researchers is taking the next step towards finding a future treatment option for colorectal cancer, the third leading cause of cancer-related deaths.
Dean Lucy N. Marion of the Augusta University College of Nursing has announced the appointment of Jessica Dillard-Wright as director of diversity and inclusion for the college.
Students eligible to participate at the Augusta University competition must present on the research that will culminate in either their master’s thesis or doctoral dissertation.
High levels of a protein activated by vitamin K and associated with cardiovascular disease when it isn’t, has been found in the blood of African-Americans on dialysis, investigators report.
One of Augusta University’s newest degree programs, the Bachelor of Arts in Integrated Studies, is set to graduate its first students during Friday’s Spring Commencement ceremony.
Since the third grade, Jessie Yuan has had a desire of becoming either an orthodontist or prosthodontist. To achieve that goal, she decided to pursue Augusta University's B.S./D.M.D. program.
A new and early target for treating pulmonary hypertension appears to be an enzyme that’s normally key to energy production but destructive in the face of this high blood pressure inside your lungs.
New research published in Cancer Immunology Research by Drs. Esteban Celis and Hussein Sultan of the Georgia Cancer Center at Augusta University could serve as the stepping-stone in constructing vaccines with a greater likelihood of finding and...
Here’s a brief selection of photos from a few of our Alumni Weekend events. See all 2018 Alumni Weekend photos in the Augusta University photo galleries. The annual President’s Cookout brought alumni and friends to the Health Sciences Campus for an...
The key to Jayna Jenkins Vernon's success? Her family’s love and understanding, which has helped her complete the challenging two-year MPA in one year.
Social entrepreneurship, a business model that endeavors to create employment opportunities, income and profit is growing in popularity. Dr. William Hatcher, Associate Professor of Political Science and Director of the Master of Public...
An experimental compound appears to improve stroke outcome by reducing the destructive inflammation that can continue months after a stroke, scientists report.
Dr. Lester Pretlow has been named dean of the College of Allied Health Sciences at Augusta University, effective May 1, 2018. Pretlow has served in the interim role since August 2017. “Dr. Pretlow is a nationally recognized expert in medical...
Faculty Club awards scholarships for health sciences students.
The high estrogen levels that typically afford younger women protection from cardiovascular disease appear to instead multiply their risk if they have type 1 diabetes, researchers say.
AUGUSTA, Ga. – A receptor on our immune cells that can detect both the heat of a red chili pepper and the extreme physical heat of a pizza oven may help protect the brain following a traumatic brain injury, scientists say. A third of patients...