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Microbial Profile to Support Growing Field of Human Gut Research

George Washington University researchers published a comprehensive list of the types and ratios of microbes that inhabit the healthy human gut in PLOS ONE, supporting growing research in the field.
9-Sep-2019 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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GW Researchers Develop First of Its Kind Mapping Model to Track How Hate Spreads and Adapts Online

Researchers at the George Washington University developed a mapping model, the first of its kind, to track how online hate clusters thrive globally. They believe it could help social media platforms and law enforcement in the battle against hate...
21-Aug-2019 1:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers Identify Protein Governing Platinum Resistant Ovarian Cancer

Researchers at the GW Cancer Center have identified the protein ERK as an important mechanism behind platinum-resistance in platinum-resistant ovarian cancer. The study is published in Clinical Cancer Research.
16-Aug-2019 8:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

GW Launches Doctor of Health Sciences Program in Leadership in Clinical Practice and Education

The GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences is pleased to announce a new Doctor of Health Sciences Program in Leadership in Clinical Practice and Education. The program will be housed within the Department of Health, Human Function, and...
8-Aug-2019 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

GW Researchers Identify Barriers to Fungal Infection Diagnosis

A new survey from the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences, published in the Journal of Drugs in Dermatology, identifies several barriers that prevent the consistent use of fungal diagnostic preparations to correctly identify cutaneous fungal...
8-Aug-2019 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

GW Cancer Center Selected as First Site to Open for Clinical Trial in Patients with High Risk Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma

The George Washington University Cancer Center was selected as the first global site for a clinical trial for patients with high-risk cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma.
2-Aug-2019 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Highlights Need for Tailored Skin Cancer Prevention Programs

Researchers at the GW Cancer Center found that sun safety practices for attendees at skin cancer screening events differ from the general public.
9-Jul-2019 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

GW Pilot Study Finds Collagen to Be Effective in Wound Closure

Researchers in the George Washington University Department of Dermatology found that collagen powder is just as effective in managing skin biopsy wounds as primary closure with non-absorbable sutures.
8-Jul-2019 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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