Brian Annex

Department Chair

Brian Annex

Department Chair


Academic Appointment(s)

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Medicine

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Vascular Biology Center

The Graduate School

  • (706) 721-7823
  • (706) 721-9405
  • BI 5076


  • MD, Medicine Yale University School of Medi, 1985

  • BS, Biochemistry Stony Brook University, 1981


  • PHY VA Department of Health, 2008

Awards & Honors

  • Chairman, National Research Program Subcommittee of the National Research Council American Heart Association , 2014

  • Councilor Association of Professors of Cardiology, 2014

  • External Advisory Board of the Center for Cardiovascular Disease and LSU Health Science Center Shreveport, 2014

  • Pepoon Visiting Professor Oregon Health & Science University, 2014

  • Inaugural Malcolm Feist Lecture on Translational Research in Cardiovascular Diseases LSU-Health Science Center Shreveport, LA, 2013

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • VBIO 9210

    Investigation of a Prob
  • RMED 5000

  • VBIO 9010

    Seminar in Vascular Bio
  • GMED 5000

    Basic Clkshp Med Pt 1
  • GMED 5011

    Medicine Sub-I


Selected Recent Publications

  • Noninvasive In Vivo Quantification of Adeno-Associated Virus Serotype 9-Mediated Expression of the Sodium/Iodide Symporter Under Hindlimb Ischemia and Neuraminidase Desialylation in Skeletal Muscle Using Single-Photon Emission Computed Tomography/Computed Tomography., 2019
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Limb Perfusion During Exercise Assessed by Contrast Ultrasound Varies According to Symptom Severity in Patients with Peripheral Artery Disease., 2019
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Perivascular cell-specific knockout of the stem cell pluripotency gene Oct4 inhibits angiogenesis., 2019
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Extensive skeletal muscle cell mitochondriopathy distinguishes critical limb ischemia patients from claudicants., 2018
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • The Microbiome and Endothelial Function., 2018

Research Interests

Peripheral Arterial Disease (Translational Research) Angiogenesis/Vascular Remodeling, Vascular Biology, Systems Biology and Computational Modeling