Barbara Mysona

Other Faculty

Barbara Mysona

Other Faculty

Academic Appointment(s)

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Cellular Biology and Anatomy


I received my PhD in cellular biology and anatomy in 2008 and have been an active participant in teaching and research related to the the eye for the past 20 years.

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  • CB 2304


  • Ph.D., Cell/Cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences, Other Augusta University, 2008

  • MS, Chemical Engineering Ohio State University, 1985

  • BS, Chemical Engineering Pennsylvania State UniversityS, 1983

Teaching Interests

My teaching interests include general histology and the eye.


Selected Recent Publications

  • Defining the ligand-dependent proximatome of the sigma 1 receptor., 2023
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Sigma-1 receptor agonist, (+)-pentazocine, is neuroprotective in a Brown Norway rat microbead model of glaucoma., 2022
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Sigma 1 Receptor Contributes to Astrocyte-Mediated Retinal Ganglion Cell Protection., 2022
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Sigma 1 Receptor Modulates Optic Nerve Head Astrocyte Reactivity., 2021
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • QuPath Automated Analysis of Optic Nerve Degeneration in Brown Norway Rats, 2020
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Research Interests

My reseach interests include the role of glial cells in optic nerve degeneration and retinal eye diseases.