News & Announcements

  • Athens

Medical Partnership announces upcoming guest lecture by Robert Centor, MD, MACP

The Augusta University/ University of Georgia Medical Partnership announces Robert M. Centor, MD, MACP, will deliver a lecture, “Pharyngitis 2017: New Thoughts and Challenges,” on Monday, November 27, at noon in Russell Hall, Room 241 on the University of Georgia Health Sciences Campus.

  • Athens

Community service by Medical Partnership students keep Halloween fun for all

Looking forward to Thanksgiving, we are grateful to have so many students interested in consistently giving back to the community. Medical Partnership students volunteer their time in numerous fashions, including working with Mercy Clinic, running mobile sports clinics at local public schools, forming community health projects, and giving health screenings at the West Broad Farmer’s Market and the Salvation Army. In addition to the routine events and projects, the students recently planned two Halloween community events that allowed them to directly interact with the community outside of a clinical setting.

  • Athens

The Medical Partnership hosts its largest Student and Resident Summer Research Symposium to date

Simultaneous to the Medical College of Georgia’s Medical Scholars Research Day, the Medical Partnership hosted its largest annual Research Symposium to date in terms of participation on September 20, 2017.

  • Athens

UGA researchers collaborate to study stress-related resistance to vaccines

Stress experienced during childhood could make vaccines less effective for some people, and researchers from the University of Georgia want to find out why.

  • Athens

Morris named Campus Associate Dean for Curriculum at AU/UGA Medical Partnership

Dr. Andrew P. Morris has been named the Campus Associate Dean for Curriculum at the Augusta University/ University of Georgia Medical Partnership in Athens, Georgia a four-year campus of the Medical College of Georgia.

  • Athens

Two-Way Street: Students learning, patients improving through UGA’s partnership with Mercy Health C

Mallory Walters, a University of Georgia senior majoring in biology with a goal of becoming a physician’s assistant, has volunteered her time for several health-related causes. One that holds a special place in her heart is Mercy Health Center, a faith-based primary care clinic that provides free health care to uninsured patients in Athens-Clarke County and the surrounding communities.

  • Augusta

Cancer vaccines need to target T cells that can persist in the fight against cancer

Cancer vaccines may need to better target T cells that can hold up to the long fight against cancer, scientists report.

  • Athens

Study of lung function sheds light on ventilator-induced lung injuries in elderly patients

Mechanical ventilation can be a lifesaver for patients suffering from lung disorders such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, asthma and pneumonia. Unfortunately, the use of ventilators to support breathing can cause further lung injury, particularly in elderly patients.

  • Athens

‘Brain Glue’ repairs traumatic brain injuries

Researchers at the University of Georgia's Regenerative Bioscience Center have developed Brain Glue, a substance that could one day serve as a treatment for traumatic brain injuries, or TBIs.

  • Augusta

Scientists explore more about how sugary drinks make us fat

These hot summer days may tempt some of us to reach for a cold sugary drink, but scientists are finding increasing evidence that if we reach too often, we are setting ourselves up for rapid weight gain.