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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

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

New Immunotherapy Combination Tolerable, Effective in Patients with Advanced Kidney Cancer

Combining an anti-angiogenesis agent, which blocks blood vessel formation, with an immunotherapy agent, was found to have promising anti-tumor activity and no unexpected side effects in an early-phase clinical trial in patients with advanced kidney...
8-Feb-2018 7:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Unique Research Approach Finds FDA Approved Drug Shuts Down Ewing Sarcoma Cells in Lab

Based on a novel approach to drug discovery, researchers at Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center say an agent approved to treat a type of leukemia might also help young people with a much rarer and aggressive form of cancer, Ewing sarcoma.
26-Jan-2018 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Language Is Learned in Brain Circuits That Predate Humans

It has often been claimed that humans learn language using brain components that are specifically dedicated to this purpose. Now, new evidence strongly suggests that language is in fact learned in brain systems that are also used for many other...
25-Jan-2018 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


Researchers Offer New Model for Uncovering True HIV Mortality Rates in Zambia

A new study that seeks to better ascertain HIV mortality rates in Zambia could provide a model for improved national and regional surveillance approaches, and ultimately, more effective HIV treatment strategies.
11-Jan-2018 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Gene Test to Predict Breast Cancer Recurrence Less Cost Effective in Real World Practice

The most commonly used gene expression profile test, Oncotype DX®, used to help predict breast cancer recurrence may not be as cost-effective as once thought, say a team of researchers.
4-Jan-2018 5:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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