Dr. Xin-Yun Lu and her team have found inactive SIRT1 in the prefrontal cortex. Activating it may help turn classic symptoms of depression around, particularly in males.
The Association of American Physicians is an honorific, elected society of America’s leading physician-scientists who exemplify the pinnacle of pioneering and enduring, impactful contributions to improve health.
David L. Mattson, an established hypertension investigator and academic leader at the Medical College of Wisconsin, will join the MCG leadership team July 1.
When a car crash or explosion results in an optic nerve injury, eliminating an enzyme known to promote inflammation appears to aid recovery, scientists report.
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.
Scientists are working to analyze the genes of hundreds of patients born with a missing or underdeveloped vagina and uterus to get a better idea about causes, improve genetic counseling and improve treatment.
Lingering inflammation in the colon is a known risk factor for colorectal cancer, and now scientists report one way it resets the stage to enable this common and often deadly cancer.
There’s more evidence that a high-fat diet is bad for both younger males and females, but exactly how it’s harmful may differ between the sexes, scientists report.
Dr. Jin-Xiong She recently received a fourth renewal on the TEDDY study, which is working to find out how genetics and environmental factors collide and lead to the development of type 1 diabetes in some children.
Scientists at MCG are studying ways to improve cognition and reduce weight gain in patients with schizophrenia.
Scientists found that while actual salt retention isn’t higher in females, there is still an effect that drives pressure up.
For the first time, scientists have described the body’s natural mechanism for temporarily protecting the powerhouses of kidney cells when injury or disease means they aren’t getting enough blood or oxygen.
Lipid that aids normal skin turnover may help psoriasis.
A small study looking at whether the drug prazosin, best known for treating high blood pressure but also used to treat PTSD-related sleep problems, can reduce suicidal thoughts has yielded surprising results.
Scientists find first evidence in humans that the innate system that enables us to flee danger may itself be dangerous to our cardiovascular health.
Enzyme arginase 1, known to help our liver get rid of ammonia, can also help repair and protect our retina.
Dr. Richard Lee, physician, scientist and educator, is new chief of cardiothoracic surgery at MCG.
An MCG lab has been designated to help with patient testing for a trial assessing the effectiveness of targeting cancer-causing gene changes rather than cancer type.
Getting leptin levels “just right” may provide cardiovascular protection.