News & Announcements

  • Augusta

Scientists prevent, reverse diabetes-related kidney destruction

Diabetes is the leading cause of kidney failure, and scientists have found that infusing just a small dose of a cytokine, thought to help cause that failure, can instead prevent or reverse it.

  • Augusta

Deadly brain inflammation tied to not enough YAP

Inside the brain, a protein called YAP, best known for its ability to help right-size our developing hearts and livers, appears to have the different but equally important task of helping control inflammation.

  • Athens

Alison Bracewell McCullick named UGA’s community relations coordinator

Alison Bracewell McCullick, currently the Medical Partnership's Director of Outreach and Communications, will join the University of Georgia Office of Government Relations as its community relations coordinator starting Jan. 11, according to Griff Doyle, UGA vice president for government relations.

  • Athens

Harmful bacteria can survive in sandwich crackers, cookies for months, UGA study finds

Researchers at the University of Georgia found that pathogens, like salmonella, can survive for at least six months in cookies and crackers. The recent study was prompted by an increased number of outbreaks of foodborne diseases linked to low-water-activity, or dry, foods

  • Augusta

MCG Faculty recognized for teaching efforts

More than 100 faculty of the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University have been recognized with Exemplary Teaching Awards for their contributions to students and residents at the state’s medical school -- including six Medical Partnership faculty members.

  • Augusta

Newer cancer drug may help protect kidneys from damage caused by traditional therapy

A class of drugs used increasingly to help fight cancer may have the additional benefit of protecting the kidneys when packaged with the powerful chemotherapy agent cisplatin.

  • Augusta

The Doctor is On: Your Health, Dec. 10

Dr. Leonard Reeves, associate dean of Augusta University’s Northwest Clinical Campus, produces a periodic series of YouTube videos titled “Your Health” which explain complex healthcare topics in the simplest terms.

  • Augusta

Novel peptide helps protect brain cells following cardiac arrest

A novel peptide appears to enhance a natural mechanism for protecting stressed brain cells and improve cognitive function following cardiac arrest, scientists report.

  • Athens

St. Mary’s, Medical Partnership to host seminar for new teaching hospitals

In an effort to help Georgia hospitals better address the state's ongoing physician shortage, St. Mary's and the Augusta University/University of Georgia Medical Partnership will host a seminar about Graduate Medical Education (GME) on Dec. 10 for new teaching hospitals in the state.

  • Athens

Finalists for Campus Dean of AU/UGA Medical Partnership to Visit Athens, Augusta

Two finalists for the position of Campus Dean of the Augusta University/University of Georgia Medical Partnership will visit Athens and Augusta in December to meet with faculty, staff, students and community members.