News & Announcements

  • Athens

Resident physicians coming to Greene County

Graduate medical education is coming to the greater Greene County area, thanks to St. Mary's Good Samaritan Hospital and the Augusta University/University of Georgia Medical Partnership. Starting this summer, resident physicians will be practicing at Good Samaritan Hospital and TenderCare Clinic.

  • Athens

Research productivity reaches new heights at the University of Georgia

Total research and development expenditures surged for the fourth consecutive year at the University of Georgia to an all-time high of $458 million in fiscal year 2017. The record total represents a 31 percent increase in R&D expenditures since fiscal year 2013.

  • Augusta

Manmade peptides reduce breast cancer’s spread

Manmade peptides that directly disrupt the inner workings of a gene known to support cancer’s spread significantly reduce metastasis in a mouse model of breast cancer, scientists say.

  • Athens

UGA research takes aim at curbing unnecessary antibiotic use

Sinus infections are one of the most common reasons patients walk out of the doctor’s office with an antibiotic prescription in hand. The problem is that bacteria causes only about one-third of sinus infections, which means most patients are inappropriately receiving antibiotics.

  • Augusta

Head injuries in football: Augusta University researcher says there could be more to the story

A new report published today in the Journal of the American Medical Association shows new evidence to support the link between brain disease and repeated concussions or blows to the head.

  • Augusta

Too little vitamin D may hinder recovery of injured corneas

Injury or disease in combination with too little vitamin D can be bad for the window to your eyes.

  • Augusta

Protecting student athletes from skin cancer

While some students are enjoying summer vacation, others are getting ready to start practices for fall sports. Dr. Jigarkumar Parikh, Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Georgia Cancer Center at Augusta University, wants to share five ways to protect your child from the dangers of the sun while they’re training.

  • Athens

Community Internal Medicine of Athens expands

Community Internal Medicine of Athens is growing. CIMA offers comprehensive outpatient care for adults from resident physicians and faculty.

  • Augusta

Spread of breast cancer reduced by targeting acid metabolite

It’s a metabolite found in essentially all our cells that, like so many things, cancer overexpresses. Now scientists have shown that when they inhibit 20-HETE, it reduces both the size of a breast cancer tumor and its ability to spread to the lungs.

  • Augusta

Age and obesity conspire to damage the tiny blood vessels that feed the heart, causing heart failure

Age and obesity appear to create a perfect storm that can reduce blood flow through the tiny blood vessels that directly feed our heart muscle and put us at risk for heart failure, scientists report.