Sex differences emerging in blood pressure regulation

Dr. Mykola Mamenko has evidence that the mechanism for developing hypertension is different in males and females, which could help identify which antihypertensives would work better for them.

Patients with kidney transplants more vulnerable to common, usually harmless bacterium

“Kidney transplant patients are at risk for all kinds of infections,” says Dr. Sandeep Padala, nephrologist at MCG and the Augusta University Health System.

Glycerin is safe, effective in psoriasis model

Glycerin, or glycerol, helps calm the classic scaly, red, raised and itchy patches in a psoriasis model.

Nasal microbiota holds clues to who will develop symptoms from novel coronavirus

The microbiota in the nose and upper throat likely contains biomarkers for assessing how sick an individual infected with SARS-CoV-2 may get and for developing new treatment strategies to improve their outcome, researchers say.

Applications open for paid student biopharmaceutical research opportunity

Two Augusta University faculty have teamed up to provide a research opportunity to STEM undergraduates interested in a career in drug development.


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