Friday, December 19, 2014

Heger named MCG Pediatric Neurosurgery Chief

Dr. Ian M. Heger, a pediatric neurosurgeon with expertise in minimally invasive approaches to repairing the premature fusion of a baby’s skull, has been named Chief of the Section of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Department of Neurosurgery of the Medical College of Georgia at Georgia Health Sciences University. Read More »

J. Harold Harrison, M.D. Education Commons groundbreaking slated Nov. 28

Georgia Health Sciences University will break ground for the J. Harold Harrison, M.D. Education Commons building at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 28 on the site adjacent to the College of Dental Medicine. Speakers will include University System of Georgia Chancellor Hank M. Huckaby and Augusta Mayor Deke Copenhaver. Read More »

Protein tug of war points toward better therapies for cardiovascular disease

Two proteins are in a tug of war that determines how much the body makes of superoxide, a highly reactive and potentially destructive product of oxygen that’s dramatically elevated in cardiovascular disease, researchers report. Their finding indicates an antiulcer drug just may help the body reduce excessive levels. Read More »

College of Dental Medicine building earns silver LEED certification

The College of Dental Medicine’s new building has earned Silver LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certification, becoming the first building on Georgia Health Sciences University’s campus to become LEED-certified. Read More »

Thomasville psychiatrist honored for teaching MCG students

Dr. A. Kenneth Fuller, a Thomasville, Ga., psychiatrist, has been selected the 2012 Outstanding Clinical Faculty Member for the Department of Psychiatry and Health Behavior of the Medical College of Georgia at Georgia Health Sciences University. Read More »

GHS Children’s Medical Center opens NICU milk lab

In order to optimize nutrition for its most vulnerable newborns, the Georgia Health Sciences Children’s Medical Center has opened a Milk Lab in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit to process and store breast milk for premature babies. Read More »

ASU to host economic breakfast

Augusta, Ga. – The James M. Hull College of Business at Augusta State University will host an Economic Forecast breakfast on Wednesday, Nov. 14, at 7 a.m. in the Jaguar ... Read More »

ASU lecture series to increase humanities education

Augusta, Ga.- A lecture series being hosted by the Augusta State University Humanities Program in collaboration with the Morris Museum of Art kicks off this month.  The series is part of ... Read More »

Robots enable scar-free hysterectomies for some women

The precision and three-dimensional view provided by robots can enable essentially scar-free surgery for some women needing hysterectomies, physicians report. Read More »

12th annual Radiothon supports Children’s Medical Center

The 2012 Cares for Kids Radiothon, a fundraiser for the Children’s Medical Center, the local Children’s Miracle Network Hospital, will be broadcast live by radio stations 104.3 WBBQ and 96.3 Kiss FM from the lobby of the GHS Children’s Medical Center on Thursday, Dec. 6, and Friday, Dec. 7, from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m., and on Saturday, Dec. 8, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Read More »