Calming the Storm

One way CBD appears to reduce the “cytokine storm” that damages the lungs and kills many patients with COVID-19 is by enabling an increase in levels of a natural peptide called apelin, which is known to reduce...

Tiny Player, Huge Fighter

A group of tiny RNA that should attack the virus causing COVID-19 when it tries to infect the body are diminished with age and chronic health problems, a decrease that likely helps explain why older individuals and...

In the Hotspot

March 10, 2020 started like any other Tuesday morning at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital in Albany, Georgia. The hospital’s Medical Executive Committee was scheduled for its monthly meeting, but before (recently...

From the President Fall 20/Winter 21

Though 2020 has brought us challenges unlike any we’ve ever experienced, I’m proud to say the Medical College of Georgia is emerging from this difficult year with a strong sense of momentum built solidly on growth. Just...

Chasing Impact

Dr. Tiffany Townsend has made a career out of turning action into results.

For nearly 200 years, Augusta University and its legacy institutions have been centers of learning and drivers of discovery and innovation in Augusta, the state of Georgia and beyond. Our community of alumni, students, faculty and friends are amazing people living incredible lives and making invaluable contributions to our world.

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