Problems like obesity and alcoholism appear to chronically trigger in the liver a receptor known to amplify inflammation in response to invaders like bacteria, scientists report.
Higher levels of oxidative stress in males results in lower levels of a cofactor needed to make the powerful blood vessel dilator nitric oxide, researchers report.
New target is an apparent triple threat to pneumonia.
Scientists have evidence that variants of the same gene that enables us to make connective tissue by crosslinking proteins is associated with unusual glaucoma.
Scientists explore how high blood pressure hurts cognition.
Silence is golden when it comes to how our brains work
When trauma spills the contents of our cell powerhouses, it can evoke a potentially deadly immune response much like a severe bacterial infection.
AUGUSTA, Ga. (June 6, 2018) – Immune cells that are first responders to a traumatic brain injury appear to also contribute to the secondary damage that can occur even days later, scientists say. The NETs – or neutrophil extracellular traps – these...
A team of three Georgia Cancer Center researchers is taking the next step towards finding a future treatment option for colorectal cancer, the third leading cause of cancer-related deaths.
Dean Lucy N. Marion of the Augusta University College of Nursing has announced the appointment of Jessica Dillard-Wright as director of diversity and inclusion for the college.
Students eligible to participate at the Augusta University competition must present on the research that will culminate in either their master’s thesis or doctoral dissertation.
High levels of a protein activated by vitamin K and associated with cardiovascular disease when it isn’t, has been found in the blood of African-Americans on dialysis, investigators report.
One of Augusta University’s newest degree programs, the Bachelor of Arts in Integrated Studies, is set to graduate its first students during Friday’s Spring Commencement ceremony.
Since the third grade, Jessie Yuan has had a desire of becoming either an orthodontist or prosthodontist. To achieve that goal, she decided to pursue Augusta University's B.S./D.M.D. program.
A new and early target for treating pulmonary hypertension appears to be an enzyme that’s normally key to energy production but destructive in the face of this high blood pressure inside your lungs.
New research published in Cancer Immunology Research by Drs. Esteban Celis and Hussein Sultan of the Georgia Cancer Center at Augusta University could serve as the stepping-stone in constructing vaccines with a greater likelihood of finding and...
Here’s a brief selection of photos from a few of our Alumni Weekend events. See all 2018 Alumni Weekend photos in the Augusta University photo galleries. The annual President’s Cookout brought alumni and friends to the Health Sciences Campus for an...
The key to Jayna Jenkins Vernon's success? Her family’s love and understanding, which has helped her complete the challenging two-year MPA in one year.
Social entrepreneurship, a business model that endeavors to create employment opportunities, income and profit is growing in popularity. Dr. William Hatcher, Associate Professor of Political Science and Director of the Master of Public...
An experimental compound appears to improve stroke outcome by reducing the destructive inflammation that can continue months after a stroke, scientists report.