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Excessive weight around our middle gives our brain’s resident immune cells heavy exposure to a signal that turns them against us, setting in motion a crescendo of inflammation that damages cognition, scientists say.
Renowned pharmacologist, molecular behavioral neuroscientist who is pursuing better treatment targets for PTSD, depression and Alzheimer’s has been named chair of the MCG Department of Neuroscience and Regenerative Medicine.
MCG scientists are exploring how improving the function of our older fat may just help our brains and lower Alzheimer’s risk.
MCG scientists have discovered the chronic activation of the Adora2a receptor is one way obesity and insulin resistance break down one of the the brain's protections against memory loss and confusion.
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.
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.
Alumna of the Summer STAR program, Three Minute Thesis competition winner and recipient of multiple Graduate Research Day awards, Grace Fox will receive yet another title at graduation: doctor.
A family of cytokines or proteins secreted by immune cells become essential to recover our sense of taste after trauma.
MCG scientists find a group of large, triangular-shaped neurons, in two almond-shaped structures on either side of our brain, form cliques that help us enjoy the total food experience.
Silence is golden when it comes to how our brains work
Dr. Carlos M. Isales, has been named chief of the department’s Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism.
A $1.7 million grant from the National Institutes of Health will help determine whether a pear- or apple-shape physique is best for our brains.
A group of steroid hormones could provide new insight into the bone loss and deterioration that occurs with aging, researchers at the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University report. Previous research has shown that the protein histone...
Dr. Darrell Brann, Regents’ Professor and vice chair of the Department of Neuroscience and Regenerative Medicine at the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University, has been named the inaugural Virendra B. Mahesh, PhD, DPhil Distinguished...
To ensure a dynamic future, the state’s public medical school must work to stabilize and transform its own health system and lead efforts to develop a unique statewide academic health system, that builds on its statewide campus network, to foster...
Researchers are dissecting just what happens to the stem cells that make tissues which help keep us upright, with an eye on improving our healthspan.
The newest endowed chair at the state’s public medical school honors Dr. Virendra Mahesh, a trailblazer in the study of the biochemistry of steroids and reproductive biology, who founded the PhD program in the Department of Endocrinology at the...
Dr. Xin-Yun Lu, an established investigator pursuing the potential of two fat-cell derived hormones as novel therapies for depression and PTSD, has been named professor in the Department of Neuroscience and Regenerative Medicine at the Medical...