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Kidney Patients And The GW School Of Medicine And Health Sciences Host Inaugural Global Summit Focused On Innovations in Kidney Care

The American Association of Kidney Patients and the George Washington University School of Medicine & Health Sciences are pleased to announce a major kidney disease education collaboration, the Global Summit on Innovations in Patient-Centered Kidney...
17-Apr-2019 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Study Finds Millions of Children Worldwide Develop Asthma Each Year Due to Traffic-Related Air Pollution

About 4 million children worldwide develop asthma each year because of inhaling nitrogen dioxide air pollution, according to a study published today by researchers at the George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health (Milken...
11-Apr-2019 9:10 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Investigator Receives $4.125 Million Award to Continue Technical Assistance to Comprehensive Cancer Control Programs

Mandi Pratt-Chapman, MA, associate center director for patient-centered initiatives and health equity at the GW Cancer Center, has been awarded a $4.125 million cooperative agreement to continue work with the Centers for Disease Control and...
27-Mar-2019 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Enzyme USP15 May Have Potential Role in Future Treatment of Various Cancers

A team of researchers at the George Washington University Cancer Center has identified the role the deubiquitinating enzyme USP15 as a potential biomarker in breast and pancreatic cancer treatments.
14-Mar-2019 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Campaign to Change Social Norms around FGM in Africa Shows Promise

W. Douglas Evans, PhD, a professor of prevention and community health at the George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health and his colleagues studied the Saleema Initiative in Sudan, a public health campaign to raise...
13-Mar-2019 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Giving Nurses the Tools to Address Unmet Needs of the 21st Century

Faced with the surge in “diseases of despair,” policymakers and leaders in the health care sector are beginning to see the limitations of the current highly centralized, medicalized system of providing health care. A new report commissioned by...
12-Mar-2019 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Fingertip Sized Frog Discovered in Remote Rainforest of Southern India

An expedition to an isolated hill range located in Southern India along one of the top biodiversity hotspots in the world led to the discovery of a new, ancient lineage of frog endemic to the area, according to a study published today in the journal...
11-Mar-2019 4:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Student-Led Rheumatology Interest Group Increases Interest in Field

A group of student and faculty researchers from the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences published outcome of establishing Rheumatology Interest Group in the International Journal of Rheumatology.
26-Feb-2019 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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