Shannon Barwick

Assistant Professor

Shannon Barwick

Assistant Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Cellular Biology and Anatomy


  • Ph.D., Cell/Cellular Biology and Anat Augusta University, 2022

  • BS, Biochemistry Converse College, 2017

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • MEDI 6320

    Brain, Behavior, & Movement
  • MEDI 6130

  • CAHS 7400

    Human Gross Anatomy


Selected Recent Publications

  • Effect of long-term chronic hyperhomocysteinemia on retinal structure and function in the cystathionine-beta-synthase mutant mouse, 2022
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Optimal timing for activation of sigma 1 receptor in the Pde6b(rd10)/J (rd10) mouse model of retinitis pigmentosa, 2021
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Sigma 1 Receptor Co-Localizes with NRF2 in Retinal Photoreceptor Cells, 2021
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Activation of Sigma1 Receptor (Sig1R) improves retinal architecture & visual acuity in the Rho(P23H)/+ mouse model of autosomal dominant retinitis pigmentosa (adRP), 2020
    Conference Proceeding
  • Comparison of Sigma 1 Receptor Ligands SA4503 and PRE084 to (+)-Pentazocine in the rd10 Mouse Model of RP, 2020
    Journal Article, Academic Journal