News and Views: Spring 2019

Aging Fat and Alzheimer’s Connection Scientists want to know whether our aging fat cells are important to the onset and progression of Alzheimer’s. They have evidence that as we age, our fat becomes less efficient...

From the Dean: Spring 2019

We talked in these pages last time about leadership and the future of the Medical College of Georgia. Some of my earliest thoughts and frankly the ones that kept me up at night in my earliest days as dean were about...

Class Notes: Spring 2019

Dr. Dan DeLoach, ’73, is the 2019 recipient of the MCG Distinguished Alumnus for Loyalty Award. DeLoach, who recently retired as a plastic surgeon, has been a longtime board member and former president of the Medical...

Legendary Friendship

Longtime vascular surgeons Drs. Charles Wray and Robert Nesbit have established a fund to support resident education. Show, not tell. That’s how some former residents who trained under Medical College of Georgia...

Missing But Never Forgotten

It was the 36th anniversary of the day Dr. Bobby Marvin Jones’ family learned that he was missing in action. It was also the day after Thanksgiving 2008. The blood chit arrived via Federal Express, a small, wadded up...

Estrogen: Essential to Female and Male Brains

While we may joke about the differences between the brains of males and females, scientists like Dr. Darrell Brann are providing more and more evidence that one thing they have in common is estrogen. It started with a...

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