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The GW Cancer Center Announces New Mobile Mammography Van in Washington, D.C.

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The GW Cancer Center unveiled a new state-of-the-art mobile mammography van, known as the GW Mammovan, to provide breast cancer screening to women in the Washington, D.C. region.
19-Oct-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting: Half a Million Girls & Women in the United States at Risk

An October 19 panel discussion at Milken Institute School of Public Health will help raise awareness and support for prevention of FGM/C
12-Oct-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

GW Researcher Receives More Than $2.3 Million to Study Cocaine’s Influence on HIV

Following studies showing that cocaine influences the transcription and replication of HIV, Mudit Tyagi, PhD, at GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences, will lead a team researching the underlying mechanisms of that influence.
5-Oct-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Middle Eastern Doctor Reflects on Experience Overcoming Prejudice in Doctor-Patient Relationship

Raya Elfadel Kheirbek, MD, associate professor of medicine at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, talks about overcoming prejudices to heal the doctor-patient relationship in a Health Affairs essay.
4-Oct-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

GW-led Consortium & FDA Release New Specifications to Advance Genomic Data Analysis

The George Washington University and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration have published a BioCompute Object Specification Document for research and clinical trial use, which details a new framework for communication of High-throughput Sequencing...
29-Sep-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Milken Institute School of Public Health Awarded $2.66 Million for Project to Identify How Community Settings and Families Promote Latino Youth’s Health and Wellbeing

Milken Institute SPH received $2.66 million from the NIH to study Latino youth in the hopes of informing interventions that strengthen families, schools and neighborhoods in ways that can help keep young people healthy and academically successful.
28-Sep-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

More TV & Less Physical Activity Ramps up Risk

Risk jumped three-fold for older people who watched more than 5 hours of TV per day and reported 3 or fewer hours per week of total physical activity, according to first-of-a-kind study
23-Aug-2017 11:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

GW Researcher Awarded $2 Million to Study Natural Immune Response to HIV

GW researcher received a $2 million grant to study the body's natural defenses against HIV in order to drive development of better vaccines and therapies.
28-Aug-2017 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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