Saturday, April 19, 2014

Tag Archives: Medical College of Georgia

Moore elected Master of American College of Physicians


Dr. Walter J. Moore, a rheumatologist and Senior Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education and Veterans Affairs at the Medical College of Georgia at Georgia Regents University, has been elected ... Read More »

Osteoporosis drugs appear to impede cell membrane repair


A class of drugs widely used to treat osteoporosis appears to impede a cell’s ability to repair a protective outer membrane that helps determine what enters and exits, researchers report. ... Read More »

Raft Debate set for April 18

Raft Debate

AUGUSTA, Ga. – The fate of an internist, pediatrician, and surgeon is in the hands of students at the Medical College of Georgia at Georgia Regents University. All three are ... Read More »

MCG establishes Department of Neuroscience and Regenerative Medicine


A Department of Neuroscience and Regenerative Medicine that further strengthens research and educational endeavors in neurological and psychiatric disease has been established at the Medical College of Georgia at Georgia ... Read More »

New approach to leukemia testing may better define prognosis, treatment


Nearly half of patients with the most common form of adult leukemia are said to have normal chromosomes but appear instead to have a distinct pattern of genetic abnormalities that ... Read More »

Commonly used intra-aortic balloon pump may have broader potential for heart patients

The most frequently used mechanical circulatory assist device in the world may have untapped potential, physicians say. One of many uses for the intra-aortic balloon pump is helping ensure adequate ... Read More »

Protein called YAP gives blood vessels strength, shape

Drs. Yong Wang (foreground) and Jiliang Zhou

AUGUSTA, Ga. – A protein known to promote cancer appears to give the blood vessels strength and shape, researchers report. When yes-associated protein, or YAP, is deleted from vascular smooth ... Read More »

Some childhood dreams come true at MCG Match Day 2014

Match Day 2014 (web)

As a child, fourth-year medical student Luke Boone wanted to be a roller derby star when he grew up. As an adult, he’s dreamed of a career in surgery. Match ... Read More »

Low levels of oxygen, nitric oxide worsen sickle cell disease

Low levels of both oxygen and the powerful blood vessel dilator nitric oxide appear to have an unfortunate synergy for patients with sickle cell disease, researchers report. Their studies indicate ... Read More »

New therapeutic target identified for acute lung injury


A bacterial infection can throw off the equilibrium between two key proteins in the lungs and put patients at risk for a highly lethal acute lung injury, researchers report. Bacteria ... Read More »