William Caldwell

Professor

William Caldwell

Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Culver Vision Discovery Inst

Emeritus Faculty

Bio

Retired as Professor and Chair of the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology.
Rehired as Professor. Maintains an active, funded research laboratory and participates in the education of graduate and medical students.

  • (706) 721-3383
  • (706) 721-2347
  • CB 3622

Education

  • Ph.D., Pharmacology. Emory University, 1969

  • BS, Applied Biology Georgia Institute of Technolog, 1965

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • PHRM 9020

    Seminar in Pharmacology
  • PHRM 5015

    Critical Care Pharmacotherapy
  • OPTH 5002

    Ophthalmology Rsch Elect
  • PHRM 8043

    Pharmacology & Therapeutics II

Teaching Interests

Cardiovascular pharmacology and physiology

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Systemic Administration of Pegylated Arginase-1 Attenuates the Progression of Diabetic Retinopathy., 2022
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Targeting proliferative retinopathy: Arginase 1 limits vitreoretinal neovascularization and promotes angiogenic repair., 2022
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Investigation of Retinal Metabolic Function in Type 1 Diabetic Akita Mice., 2022
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Dichotomous Role of Tumor Necrosis Factor in Pulmonary Barrier Function and Alveolar Fluid Clearance., 2022
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Novel Therapeutics for Diabetic Retinopathy and Diabetic Macular Edema: A Pathophysiologic Perspective., 2022
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Research Interests

Role of L-arginine availability in reactive oxygen species formation, immune cell function and vascular and retinal dysfunction in models of diabetes and diet-induced obesity. Role of arginase in metabolic and vascular dysfunctions related to diabetes and obesity