January 2021

Dr. Mohamed received a Career Development Award from American Heart Association entitled "Role of established hypertension in impaired renal recovery and function post-AKI in hypertensive males and females."

December 2020

Ellie Mannon, a graduate student in Dr. O'Connor's lab, received the Department of Physiology Chair’s Predoctoral and Postdoctoral Fellowships to attend the American Physiological Society (APS) Professional Skills course.

November 2020

Volunteers from our department came together to assist the SPCA Albrecht Center in Aiken, South Carolina through the Augusta University Virtual Days of Service and made 94 sewn cat nip toys and 166 puzzle treat boxes from paper rolls. Our team collected over 19 pounds of cat food and more than 29 ounces of treat donations for the 200 cats currently at the city shelter and within their foster network.

2020 AU MCG Physiology Department Virtual Days of Service donation

October 2020

The Physiology Department raised over $320 for the Month of Miracle's to support the Children's Hospital of Georgia!

2020 MCG Physiology Department Month of Miracles Display

Dr. Brands received the Institutional Service Award from the Medical College of Georgia Faculty Senate.

Dr. Stepp received the Outstanding Faculty Award from the Medical College of Georgia Faculty Senate.

September 2020 

Drs. Abais-Battad, Bollag, and Wang each received an Intramural Grants Program award.

August 2020

Dr. Yoon received an R21 grant from the National Eye Instituate entitled "A novel neuroprotective role of optic atrophy 1 protein."

John Henry Dasinger, a senior post-doctoral fellow in Dr. Mattson’s lab received a Top Trainee Advocacy Award.

July 2020

Kasey Bellanger, a graduate student in Dr. Jennifer Sullivan's lab, received a Hypertension New Investigator Travel Award.

Dr. Ellen Gillis, a postdoctoral fellow in Dr. Jennifer Sullivan's lab, received a Kidney Council New Investigator Travel Award.

Lindsey Ramirez, a graduate student in Dr. Jennifer Sullivan's lab, received the American Foundation for Hypertension Research and Education Travel Grant for Support of Underrepresented Minorities along with an invited oral presentation.


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