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Georgetown Global Health Expert to Testify on U.S. Support of the World Health Organization


Rebecca Katz, PhD, MPH, co-director of the Center for Global Health Science and Security at Georgetown University Medical Center, will testify before a subcommittee of the U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations examining the role of U.S. support...
19-Jun-2017 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Female and Male Mice Suffer, Recover from TBI Differently


In the first study of its kind, researchers say male mice have much greater brain distress in the week following a traumatic brain injury (TBI) than female mice, including skyrocketing inflammation and nerve cell death.
8-Jun-2017 5:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Georgetown University Licenses Use of Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitors for Treatment of Neurodegenerative Diseases

Georgetown University today announces it has exclusively licensed worldwide intellectual property (IP) rights to develop and commercialize uses of tyrosine kinase (TK) inhibitors for the treatment of neurodegenerative diseases to Axovant Sciences...
19-May-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Unique Approach to Autism Screening Provides New, Effective Model for Latino Infants


Georgetown University Medical Center autism specialists working with Latino families in Washington, DC, have developed an effective screening program that identifies Latino infants who may be at risk for autism spectrum disorder (ASD), allowing the...
5-May-2017 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

The New Face of Colon Cancer


Of the 1,000 GI cancer patients seen at his clinic last year, nearly half were under age 50, says John L. Marshall, MD, director of the Ruesch Center for the Cure of Gastrointestinal Cancers at Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center and...
28-Apr-2017 12:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Georgetown Neurologist Launches New "Medical Home" Study for MS Care


A Georgetown physician-researcher has launched a first-of-its-kind study to test a medical care model that could change the way people with multiple sclerosis (MS) are treated.
24-Apr-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Justice in America for Native Americans

How do factors such as race, culture, issues with accessing legal representation, and resiliency contribute to injustices for Native Americans? These are some of the issues to be discussed at a panel at Georgetown University titled "Justice in...
13-Apr-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Addressing Urban Health Challenges and Opportunities on a Global Scale

“Urban Health: A Global Challenge" is a free satellite session on April 6, organized by Georgetown University, the International Society for Urban Health, and the New York Academy of Medicine. The session precedes the 2017 Annual CUGH Global...
3-Apr-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Georgetown Professor Reacts to WHO Reports About Impact of Environment on Child Health


6-Mar-2017 8:55 AM EST

Using Statistics Ethically to Combat "A Scientific Credibility Crisis"

A recent survey suggests that many researchers have tried and failed to reproduce other scientists' experiments as well as their own. Georgetown University’s Rochelle Tractenberg, PhD, is on a mission to help change that by...
13-Feb-2017 10:05 AM EST

The Nat’l Action Partnership to Promote Safe Sleep reacts to revised @AmerAcadPeds safe sleep recommendation @GUMedCenter


24-Oct-2016 12:05 AM EDT

Nobel Prize-Winning Science Is Key to Georgetown Neurotherapeutic Research

Today, the 2016 Nobel Prize in the category of medicine or physiology was awarded to Yoshinori Ohsumi “for his discoveries of mechanisms for autophagy,” a fundamental process for degrading and recycling cellular components. In describing...
3-Oct-2016 9:05 AM EDT

@GUMedCenter Medical Experts Available During #OlympicGames


5-Aug-2016 9:05 PM EDT

#Zika Has Arrived, But is the U.S. Ready?


29-Jul-2016 10:05 AM EDT

Georgetown Professor: FDA Deeming Rule has “Good and Bad Aspects”


5-May-2016 10:05 AM EDT

#Zika Virus: Subject Matter Experts


27-Apr-2016 9:00 AM EDT

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