Brian Annex

Department Chair

Brian Annex

Department Chair


Academic Appointment(s)

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Medicine

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Vascular Biology Center

The Graduate School

  • (706) 721-7823
  • (706) 721-9405
  • BI 5076


  • MD, Medicine Yale University School of Medi, 1985

  • BS, Biochemistry Stony Brook University, 1981


  • PHY VA Department of Health, 2008

Awards & Honors

  • Chairman, National Research Program Subcommittee of the National Research Council American Heart Association , 2014

  • Councilor Association of Professors of Cardiology, 2014

  • External Advisory Board of the Center for Cardiovascular Disease and LSU Health Science Center Shreveport, 2014

  • Pepoon Visiting Professor Oregon Health & Science University, 2014

  • Inaugural Malcolm Feist Lecture on Translational Research in Cardiovascular Diseases LSU-Health Science Center Shreveport, LA, 2013

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • VBIO 9300

    Research in Vascular Bio
  • VBIO 9010

    Seminar in Vascular Bio
  • GMED 5000

    Basic Clerkship GMED
  • RMED 5000



Selected Recent Publications

  • Pentose Pathway Activation Is Superior to Increased Glycolysis for Therapeutic Angiogenesis in Peripheral Arterial Disease., 2023
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Perivascular adipose tissue promotes vascular dysfunction in murine lupus., 2023
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • JACC: Basic to Translational Science Top Reviewers 2022: With Appreciation and Gratitude., 2023
  • Experiment-based Computational Model Predicts that IL-6 Trans-Signaling Plays a Dominant Role in IL-6 mediated signaling in Endothelial Cells., 2023
  • Machine Learning approach to Predict In-Hospital Mortality in Patients Admitted for Peripheral Artery Disease in the United States, 2022
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Research Interests

Peripheral Arterial Disease (Translational Research) Angiogenesis/Vascular Remodeling, Vascular Biology, Systems Biology and Computational Modeling