A young cancer epidemiologist who has already helped identify hotspots for geographic, racial and ethnic disparities in breast cancer mortality in the United States is now looking at mammography screening rates in those hotspots.
Augusta University's Master of Arts in Intelligence and Security Studies is proud to launch an “Intelligence and National Security Virtual Forum” this week as part of a new speaker series for the graduate program.
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. 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.
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.
As political pundits are describing the 2020 election as one of the most pivotal elections in decades, Dr. Kathleen Hale, a professor of political science at Auburn University, will hold a discussion with faculty and students at Augusta University...
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.
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...
University alumna promoted to new post in Facilities.
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.
School of Computer and Cyber Sciences professor Dr. Gagan Agrawal has been awarded another $500,000 National Science Foundation grant.
Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the STEAMIFY competition will be held virtually for the 2020-21 school year. But Augusta University is partnering with the South Carolina Afterschool Alliance to reach more students and teachers interested in STEAM...
The newer generation of HIV drugs have turned the once-lethal infection into a chronic condition, and cardiovascular disease has emerged as the leading cause of death in these individuals.
“This growing group of scientists has always been a highly collaborative and collegial group, happy to share their expertise and equipment, but the grant enables us to formalize and expand our sharing more efficiently and effectively."
The new Certificate of Legal Studies is specifically designed to help prepare students for careers in the legal profession.
A new proposal for virtual travel, using advanced mathematical techniques and combining livestream video with existing photos and videos of travel hotspots, could help revitalize an industry that has been devastated by the coronavirus pandemic...
Since beginning in 2018, the Master of Arts in Intelligence and Security Studies (MAISS) program at Augusta University has become one of the fastest growing graduate programs at Augusta University.
When the brain isn’t getting enough oxygen, estrogen produced by neurons in both males and females hyperactivates another brain cell type called astrocytes to step up their usual support and protect brain function.