Brian Stansfield

Vice Chair for Research

Brian Stansfield

Vice Chair for Research

Associate Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Pediatrics: Neonatology

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Vascular Biology Center

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Culver Vision Discovery Inst

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Pediatrics

The Graduate School

Bio

As a neonatologis and physician-scientist, I have several areas of interest related to Cardiometabolic disease, early life growth and ECMO.

Education

  • MD, Medicine Medical College of Georgia, 2004

  • BS, Chemistry, General Georgia Southern University, 2000

Certifications

  • ABPEDS American Board of Pediatrics, 2014

  • PHY GA Bd of Medical Examiners, 2007

  • DEA Drug Enforcement ADM, 2017

  • DEAL Drug Enforcement ADM, 2017

  • BLS AHA, 2017

  • ABPNPM AHA, 2017

  • ABPEDS American Board of Pediatrics, 2007

Awards & Honors

  • Outstanding Young Clinical Science Faculty Award Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University, 2018

  • Young Faculty Travel Award Southern Society for Pediatric Research, 2018

  • SSPR Young Faculty Travel Award Southern Society for Pediatric Research, 2017

  • Jag20 Emerging Alumni Leader Award Augusta University, 2016

  • Clinical Science Young Investigator Award Southern Society for Pediatric Research, 2016

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • BIOM 8050

    Intro to Research I
  • PEDS 5001

    Neonatal Sub-I/Critical Care
  • RPED 5002

    Pediatrics General
  • RPED 5003

    Pediatrics Neonatology

Teaching Interests

I am keenly interested in medical student, resident, and fellow education and have developed curriculum to teach neonatal physiology, research study design, biostatistics, and professional development. As a member of the College of Graduate Studies, I am also interested in the education of undergraduate, graduate, and post-doctoral research fellows and currently serve as a thesis mentor for graduate students in the Vascular Biology Center

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Cysteine oxidation of copper transporter CTR1 drives VEGFR2 signalling and angiogenesis., 2022
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • MEK inhibition exerts temporal and myeloid cell-specific effects in the pathogenesis of neurofibromatosis type 1 arteriopathy., 2021
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Review of Preterm Human-Milk Nutrient Composition., 2021
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Nutrient composition of preterm mother's milk and factors that influence nutrient content., 2021
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Invitation for controversy., 2021
    Other

Research Interests

Developmental Cardiovascular Biology;
Neurofibromatosis;
p21 Ras Signaling;
Smooth Muscle Cell Proliferation;
Endothelial Cell;
Angiogenesis;
Effects of Prematurity on Adult Diseases

Department Service

  • Pediatric Grand Rounds and Invited Lectureship Committee 2018 - Present

    Role: Committee Chair
  • Pediatric Fellows Teaching Curriculum 2015 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Pediatric Residency Program Clinical Competency Committee 2014 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Pediatric Residency Program Evaluation Committee 2014 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Pediatric Resident Scholarship Committee 2014 - Present

    Role: Committee Chair

College Service

  • Dean's Research Committee of the MCG Faculty Senate 2015 - Present

    Role: Committee Member

Professional Service

  • Neonatal/Perinatal Fellowship Clinical Competency Committee 2014 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Journal of Perinatology 2013 - Present

    Role: Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer
  • Southern Society for Pediatric Research 2018 - 2021

    Role: Officer, President/Elect/Past
  • Southern Society for Pediatric Research 2016 - 2018

    Role: Officer, Other Officer
  • Southern Society for Pediatric Research 2015 - 2016

    Role: Officer, Other Officer