Thursday, April 24, 2014

Inaugural Jag 20 awardees announced

AUGUSTA, Ga. – Twenty emerging alumni leaders from Georgia Regents University have been announced as winners of the inaugural Jag 20 awards. The awards recognize alumni under age 40 who ... Read More »

UPI: Teens eating high amounts of salt speed aging

UPI, March 21, 2014 Dr. Haidong Zhu’s research showing that overweight or obese teenagers who eat lots of salty foods may show signs of faster cell aging was featured on ... Read More »

Medical center receives CEO Cancer Gold Standard accreditation


AUGUSTA, GA. – The CEO Roundtable on Cancer has accredited Georgia Regents Medical Center with the CEO Cancer Gold Standard,™ recognizing the hospital’s efforts to reduce cancer risk for employees and covered family members. Read More »

Robotics expert to discuss prostate cancer treatment at seminar on March 28

Urologic oncologist Dr. Rabii Madi will present “Prostate Cancer: From Diagnosis to Treatment” from 5 to 6 p.m. Friday, March 28 at the Kroc Center, 1833 Broad St. Read More »

Founder and CEO of EpiBone to speak at GRU Alumni Weekend

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AUGUSTA, Ga. – Nina Tandon, CEO and Founder of EpiBone, the world’s first company growing living, human bones for skeletal reconstruction, is a featured speaker at Georgia Regents University’s Alumni ... Read More »

GRU Cancer Center Director testifies on disparity issues

Dr. Samir N. Khleif

Dr. Samir N. Khleif, Director at the GRU Cancer Center, participated today in an open hearing of the U.S. House Appropriations Committee’s Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education ... 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 »

New Confucius Institute opens with emphasis on Traditional Chinese Medicine

Augusta, Ga. — The first Confucius Institute to be affiliated with a comprehensive academic health center opens at Georgia Regents University on Friday, March 28. The new non-profit public institute ... Read More »

More than 500 local teachers to attend GRU’s education conference

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  More than 500 local teachers to attend GRU’s education conference Media advisory for Saturday, March 22 Event: More than 500 teachers from area school districts are registered for the ... Read More »