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Researching Heart Attack, Heart Failure, Stroke, Hypertension, Diabetes...

With the increasing frequency of obesity and diabetes, especially in Georgia, cardiovascular disease is reaching epidemic proportions.  The Vascular Biology Center at the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University knows the demand is high for new and better treatments. Our internationally recognized team of research experts have one goal - to make breakthroughs in the prevention and treatment of disease so that we all may live longer, healthier lives.

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  Health Sciences Campus (Sanders Building, CB 3940)
  1460 Laney Walker Blvd. Augusta, GA 30912
  706-721-9800
  706-721-9799
  VBC@augusta.edu

VBC News

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Scientists explore the obesity paradox, cardiovascular risk of HIV

The newer generation of HIV drugs have turned the once-lethal infection into a chronic condition, and cardiovascular disease has emerged as the leading cause of death in these individuals.

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New treatment targets found for blinding retinal disease

When the eye isn’t getting enough oxygen in the face of common conditions like premature birth or diabetes, it sets in motion a state of frenzied energy production that can ultimately result in blindness, and now scientists have identified new points where they may be able to calm the frenzy and instead enable recovery.

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Bohlke, Fulton, Weintraub receive awards for advocacy, professionalism

The only physician serving Brooklet, Georgia, and the leaders of the medical school’s Vascular Biology Center, were honored Thursday by Dr. David C. Hess, dean of the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University.

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Weintraub named MCG cardiology chief

Dr. Neal L. Weintraub is the new chief of the Division of Cardiology in the MCG Department of Medicine.

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