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Global Health Center at Georgetown Announces New Program Focused on Biosafety, Biosecurity

The Center for Global Health Science and Security at Georgetown University Medical Center announced the launch of a new research and education program focused on biosafety, biosecurity, and protecting the health and safety of the laboratory and...
9-May-2018 7:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Making Sense of Senses: Researchers Find the Brain Processes Sight and Sound in the Same Two-Step Manner

Although sight is a much different sense than sound, Georgetown University Medical Center neuroscientists have found that the human brain learns to make sense of these stimuli in the same way.
12-Apr-2018 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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A Simple Tool for Doubling Down on Disease Control

It’s a simple idea: Pair the control of a neglected tropical disease with a more prominent disease that afflict the same populations to reduce morbidity and mortality. The approach could be a win-win, but for public health officials, having...
9-Apr-2018 6:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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New Programs Offer Training in Catholic Clinical Ethics

Georgetown’s School of Medicine is launching Master of Arts and certificate programs in Catholic Clinical Ethics, in conjunction with the Catholic University of America, as well as with the support of the Catholic Health Association of the United...
5-Apr-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Georgetown University Medical Center Selected as Lewy Body Dementia Research Center of Excellence

The Lewy Body Dementia Association has designated Georgetown University Medical Center as a “Research Center of Excellence.”
4-Apr-2018 7:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Georgetown Among First Universities to Collaborate with the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations U.S.

Georgetown University and CEPI U.S. – the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations U.S. – today announce a new agreement to explore joint cooperative academic and research initiatives.
21-Mar-2018 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research and Georgetown University Launch Research, Education Collaboration

A new collaboration established between Georgetown University and the Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research aims to expand both institutions’ research and training missions in the biomedical sciences.
27-Feb-2018 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Family History Increases Breast Cancer Risk Even in Older Women: Weighing Screening Options

Family history of breast cancer continues to significantly increase chances of developing invasive breast tumors in aging women — those ages 65 and older, according to research published in JAMA Internal Medicine. The findings could impact...
8-Feb-2018 12:45 PM EST Add to Favorites


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Ebola Virus - Subject Matter Experts at Georgetown

17-May-2018 8:55 AM EDT

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Georgetown Physician Available for Interviews Regarding Trump’s Physical Exam

10-Jan-2018 6:05 AM EST

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

6-Mar-2017 8:55 AM EST

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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

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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

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@GUMedCenter Medical Experts Available During #OlympicGames

5-Aug-2016 9:05 PM EDT

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

29-Jul-2016 10:05 AM EDT

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