The state of Georgia’s only public medical school will increase its enrollment from 240 students per class to 260 beginning with the 2021-22 academic year, with plans to grow to 300 students per class over the next five years.
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Born in Germany with both parents in the United States Navy, Melinda McKew has traveled worldwide to such countries as Italy, Scotland, and Canada with her military family. However, she chose Augusta University to spend most of her time advancing...
One way CBD appears to reduce the “cytokine storm” that damages the lungs and kills many patients with COVID-19 is by enabling an increase in levels of a natural peptide called apelin.
Dr. Mark Hamrick, bone and muscle biologist, federally funded investigator and honored educator and scientist, has been named senior associate dean for research at the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University.
Dr. Guangyu Wu is dissecting the molecular homing that enables a nascent protein to ultimately find its way to the surface of a cell as a mature receptor type that helps us taste, smell and even regulate our mood and immunity.
“You would never know that she had this horrific accident watching her move around the operating room. It was just a remarkable recovery.”
Augusta University launches new study that may help ease COVID-19 symptoms.
Get tips from an Augusta University Health expert on how to have a fun and safe this Halloween amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
A “danger molecule” is higher in the blood of younger black adults than whites, females than males and increases with weight and age, researchers report.
Kate Channell has been named assistant dean of the James M. Hull College of Business, effective Nov. 1.
A new study looks at just how much the stress of financial hardship caused by cancer care and treatment can affect a patient’s emotional, mental and physical well-being.
Bria Carrithers, a fourth-year student at the Medical College of Georgia, is one of 24 medical students nationally to be selected for the American Society of Hematology Minority Medical Student Award Program.
Dr. Martha Terris, chair of urology at Augusta University, has been named to the American Association of Genitourinary Surgeons, a prestigious organization made up of 75 of the top urologists in the country.
Dr. James D. St. Louis has been named chief of the Section of Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery in the Department of Surgery at the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University.
The total enrollment for the fall semester at Augusta University is estimated to be 9,558 students, which is an increase of 3.1%.
The Pediatric Comprehensive Sickle Cell Program at the Medical College of Georgia is opening a new Telehealth Center to better serve pediatric patients across Georgia.
The Augusta University Faculty Club has awarded five $2,000 scholarships to students from each of the university’s health sciences colleges.
It’s called senescence, when stressed cells can no longer divide to make new cells, and it’s considered a factor in aging and in some diseases. Now scientists have some of the first evidence that at a younger age at least, senescent cells show up...
The kidneys often become bulky and dysfunctional in diabetes, and now scientists have found that one path to this damage dramatically reduces the kidney’s ability to clean up after itself.