Our bodies are continuously concocting specific antibodies to thwart invaders like a virus or even pollen, and scientists have new information about how the essential production gets fired up and keeps up.
Dr. Brian K. Stansfield, who is a 2004 MCG graduate, will lead the group through 2020 and will organize its annual meeting in New Orleans next year.
Dr. Jorge Cortes, an international leader in clinical research in leukemia at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, has been named director of the Georgia Cancer Center at Augusta University.
Scientists report that mice whose neurons don’t make estrogen have impaired spatial reference memory as well as recognition memory and contextual fear memory.
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.
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.
Scientists at the Medical College of Georgia are looking at new treatment targets for the retinal damage that often accompanies diseases like diabetes, glaucoma and hypertension.
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.
MCG's 23rd department is the Department of Dermatology, and Dr. Loretta S. Davis has been named its chair.
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.
A conference to train health care providers from across rural Georgia in the latest and best practices in emergency medicine will be held Feb. 9-10 at the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University.
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.
The stroke specialist and nationally recognized expert in telestroke care began his new job Jan. 1.
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.
The building’s most dramatic feature, the three-story bridge connecting the university’s dedicated cancer research space with the clinical activities at the Cancer Center’s outpatient clinic.