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Department of Physiology

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The Department of Physiology's goal is to train independent, creative, productive scholars in the physiological sciences. The department offers programs leading to the Ph.D. degree. A combined M.D./Ph.D. or D.M.D./Ph.D. degree program is available for students who obtain prior or concurrent admission to the Schools of Medicine or Dentistry respectively.

In all programs, extensive experience in the philosophy and performance of basic and biomedical research is stressed. By virtue of their inter-disciplinary training, the department's graduates compete successfully for positions in medical schools, universities, government and industry.

 

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Department of Physiology

 Recent Awards

  • GRA Cam McCarthy was featured as the November International Society of Hypertension spotlight - new investigator of the month.

             http://ish-world.com/new-investigators-spotlight/i/November-2014-spotlight/

  • Dr. Jessica Filosa was awarded an NIH R01 "Astrocytes regulation of vascular tone: role in hypertension"  
  • Dr. Michael Brands was awarded an NIH Diversity Supplement for his R01 “Mechanisms for Cardiovascular Control Early in Diabetes”
  • Dr. Eric Belin de Chantemele was awarded a DiaComp Pilot & Feasibility project, 14GHSU1424, "PTP1B, a Potential New Therapeutic Target for Diabetic Vascular Complications".
  • Dr. Clinton Webb was awarded a DiaComp Pilot & Feasibility project, 14GHSU1435, "Chromatin protein HMGB1 triggers endothelial dysfunction in diabetes via TLR4".
  • GRA Cam McCarthy and MD/PhD student Trevor Hardigan each won an International Society of Hypertension (ISH) New Investigator Committee Oral Presentation Award at the ISH New Investigator Symposium on Hypertension and Cardiovascular Disease.
  • MD/PhD student Trevor Hardigan won the American Heart Association Annual High Blood Pressure Research Conference New Investigator Award
  • Dr. Wendy Bollag received a patent: "Methods and Compositions for Modulating Keratinocyte Function" US Patent No. 8.808.715

 

 

UPCOMING EVENTS

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Seminar Schedule

Thursday, 9 am
CA-2109

Physiology Seminar Schedule

 

Physiology Highlights:

Chairman R. Clinton Webb discusses why he came to MCG. ...more

Dr. Virendra B. Mahesh, Professor and Chairman Emeritus of Physiology and Endocrinology and Robert B Greenblatt Professor Emeritus of Endocrinology at GRU, discusses how to have a productive academic career: 

http://www.the-aps.org/mm/Membership/Living-History/Mahesh/VirendraBMahesh.html

 

Faculty Positions Available:

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor - Pos# 1123, Req. # 6024. Please visit http://www.gru.edu/facultyjobs/ to view the job description and apply for the position.  For further information you may contact Dr. Ruth Harris at RUHARRIS@gru.edu .


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