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Global Health Leader Mark Dybul Elected to National Academy of Medicine


The National Academy of Medicine announced today the election of Mark Dybul, MD, professor of medicine at Georgetown University School of Medicine, as one of its newest member. Dybul is faculty co-director of the Center for Global Health and...
16-Oct-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Why Global Health Diplomacy Matters: Ambassador Jimmy Kolker On Lessons Learned from Recent Outbreaks

Georgetown University’s Center for Global Health Science and Security and the Georgetown University Global Health Initiative welcomes Ambassador Jimmy Kolker, former assistant secretary for global affairs at the U.S. Department of Health and Human...
12-Oct-2017 7:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Global Health Leader Dr. Charles Holmes Joins Georgetown

Georgetown University Medical Center has named Charles B. Holmes, MD, MPH, as faculty co-director of its Center for Global Health and Quality.
3-Oct-2017 12:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

If Your Child is Bilingual, Learning Additional Languages Later Might be Easier


It is often claimed that people who are bilingual are better than monolinguals at learning languages. Now, the first study to examine bilingual and monolingual brains as they learn an additional language offers new evidence that supports this...
28-Sep-2017 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

By Decoding How HPV Causes Cancer, Researchers Find a New Potential Treatment Strategy

A study that teases apart the biological mechanisms by which human papillomaviruses (HPV) cause cancer has found what researchers at Georgetown University Medical Center say is a new strategy that might provide targeted treatment for these cancers.
27-Sep-2017 6:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Georgetown Hosts Global Health Security Expert Beth Cameron

Beth Cameron, senior director for the Nuclear Threat Initiative’s Global Biological Policy and Programs, will discuss why U.S. leadership continues to be vital in advancing the Global Health Security Agenda’s mission to build a world safe from...
12-Sep-2017 5:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Georgetown Develops Tool to Help Countries Calculate Costs for Developing Health Capacities


Georgetown University’s Center for Global Health Science and Security announces the launch of a free, web-based tool that allows national leaders to calculate costs of developing the capacity to prevent, detect, and respond to public health...
6-Sep-2017 7:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

E-Cigarettes Can Help Smokers Quit, But There’s a Catch


Frequent e-cigarette use does help smokers quit — a finding that researchers say supports the use of e-cigarettes as a cessation aid for those trying to quit cigarette smoking. But, they note, an examination of a recent national survey uncovers...
25-Aug-2017 2:05 AM 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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