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mccommog

George McCommon, DVM

Veterinary Science Department Head, Professor of Veterinary Science

(478) 825-6424

(478) 827-3023

mccommog@fvsu.edu

Academic Program: Veterinary Science

Expertise:
  • Adult stem cells and their presence in circulating blood
  • Immune systems of animals
  • Biotechnology
Honors/Awards:
  • 2010 Distinguished Alumni Award University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Past President of Historic Macon
  • Past Board Member of the Georgia Transplant Foundations
  • Past Member of the State of Georgia Agriculture and Food Safety Committee and the Georgia Department of Agriculture Companion Animal Committee
  • Past President of the Museum of Arts and Sciences
  • Past Board of Goodwill Industries (Macon and the CSTA)
Education:

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM): University of Georgia, Athens, GA (1990)

Bachelor of Science: Agriculture - University of Georgia, Athens, GA

Recent Publications/Presentations:

Primitive Stem Cells are Present in the Blood of Adult Equines and Increase with Moderate Exercise or Ingestion of Aphanizomenon Flos-Aquae, August 2013.

Primitive Stem Cells Residing in the Skeletal Muscle of Adult Pigs are Mobilized into the Peripheral Blood Following Trauma

Abstracts presented at Keystone Conferences in Utah (2007) and Vancouver (2008)