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The Department of Physiology at the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University consists of 16 full time faculty members including one primary appointee from the Vascular Biology Center.

In addition, the Department has two active emeritus professors and four research professors. The primary research interests of the department are Cardiovascular Physiology, Endocrinology, and Neuroscience. Fourteen graduate students, three postdoctoral fellows, and one medical resident are currently homed in Physiology. Visiting Professors and Visiting Students from various countries including China, Japan, and Brazil frequently come to work or perform research fellowships in the Department of Physiology.

Physiology faculty currently hold approximately $7,000,000 in extramural funding, ranking 39th out of 76 Medical School Physiology Departments nationally. Members of the Department teach in the Medical and Graduate Schools including Medical Physiology and Integrated Systems Biology, Neuroscience and advanced courses in cardiovascular and endocrine physiology.

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Physiology News

Eric Belin de Chantemele, right, along with Dr. Jessica Faulkner, left, and Candee Barris pose to be photographed in their lab.

Females of all ages, ethnicities have more salt-sensitive hypertension than 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.

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Common, usually harmless group of bacteria associated with higher death rates in kidney patients

The findings indicate that early diagnosis and treatment of an infection may improve survival rates.

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Psoriasis does not appear to increase heart attack risk in people with significant kidney disease

Studies have suggested that psoriasis is an independent risk factor for heart attack in the general population, but investigators found that in people who also have end-stage renal disease, which shares many risk factors with heart disease, it is not.

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Brands named MCG vice dean for academic affairs

The new vice dean joined MCG more than two decades ago.

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Department of Physiology

Health Sciences Campus

Interdisciplinary Research Center

1120 15th St.
CA 3126
Augusta, GA 30912



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