Friday, April 18, 2014

Medical Associates Board of Trustees to meet

The Board of Trustees of the Physicians Practice Group, doing business as Georgia Health Sciences Medical Associates, will meet at 5:30 p.m., Monday, Oct. 22, in Room 5270 of the GHS Medical Office Building. Read More »

Medical Center and Health System boards to meet Oct. 25

The Boards of Directors of Georgia Health Sciences Health System and MCG Health, Inc., doing business as Georgia Health Sciences Medical Center, will meet Thursday, Oct. 25, in the first-floor conference room of the GHS Children’s Medical Center. The Medical Center board will meet from 10 a.m. to noon and the Health System board will meet from 1-3 p.m. Read More »

GHSU Cancer Center signs agreement with leading French cancer institute

Georgia Health Sciences University Cancer Center recently signed a memorandum of understanding for scientific cooperation with the Curie Institute in Paris, France, one of Europe’s foremost cancer research centers and ... Read More »

Protein could be key for drugs that promote bone growth

Georgia Health Sciences University researchers, says Dr. Xingming Shi, bone biologist at the GHSU Institute of Molecular Medicine and Genetics and GHSU Graduate Student Guodong Pan, have developed a mouse that errs on the side of making bone rather than fat, which could eventually lead to better drugs to treat inflammatory diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis. Read More »

GHSU Professor develops shampoo to combat excessive hair loss

Dr. Stephen Hsu, GHSU Professor of Oral Biology in the College of Dental Medicine has developed a shampoo to combat excessive hair loss. He credits his shampoo’s hair-thickening properties to antioxidants and plant compounds, including green tea, that improve the viability of hair follicle cells. Read More »

GHS Children’s Medical Center NICU designated Level IV by AAP

New standards published by the American Academy of Pediatrics in September designate the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Georgia Health Sciences Children’s Medical Center as a Level IV Regional NICU – the highest level of critical care available for newborns. The unit cares for nearly 500 critically ill babies each year and is one of only two Level IV NICUs in Georgia. Read More »

Allied Health Sciences Dean delivers State of the College Address

Excellence in education is “job one,” said Dr. Andrew Balas, Dean of the Georgia Health Sciences University College of Allied Health Sciences in his first State of the College Address Oct. 8. Read More »

ASU recognized as a Phi Kappa Phi Chapter of Excellence

Augusta, Ga.- The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines, has named the Augusta State University chapter of ... Read More »

GHSU faculty to speak at ALS symposium

Dr. Michael Rivner, Director of the Georgia Health Sciences University ALS Clinic and Charbonnier Professor of Neurology at GHSU, will discuss “Managing the Symptoms of ALS” as a featured speaker at the Annual ALS Educational Symposium on Nov. 10 in Atlanta. ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, or Lou Gehrig’s disease) is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that attacks nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord. Read More »

Brandon to receive Outstanding Fundraising Professional Award

Eileen V. Brandon, Corporations and Foundations Development Director at Georgia Health Sciences, has received the Greater Augusta chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals’ 2012 Outstanding Fundraising Professional Award. Brandon, ... Read More »