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  • 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.

New method of isolating tumor cells could improve cancer research and treatment

Cells that break away from a cancerous tumor and wander through the body can tell us a lot about the tumor itself, potentially leading to new avenues of research, quicker diagnoses and targeted treatments. The challenge is finding these tumor cells and separating them from the billions of other cells circulating in a person's bloodstream.

  • Augusta

Electroconvulsive therapy for depression in older patients may not relieve their insomnia

Older people receiving electroconvulsive therapy for their depression likely will need an additional treatment if insomnia is one of their symptoms, researchers report.

  • Athens

The Medical Partnership welcomes the Class of 2021

The Augusta University/University of Georgia Medical Partnership is proud to welcome 40 new Medical College of Georgia students to the Athens campus.