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Researchers Develop Reversible, Drug-Free Antiplatelet Therapy to Fight Dangerous Blood Clots and Cancer Metastasis

A new reversible, drug-free antiplatelet therapy could reduce the risk of blood clots and potentially prevent cancer metastasis, according to a study published today in Science Translational Medicine.
13-Feb-2019 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

New Report: Up to 36,000 Low-Income People in Montana Could Lose Health Coverage If State Imposes Medicaid Work Requirements

An estimated 26,000 to 36,000 low-income people in Montana would lose much-needed health coverage under a proposed bill to impose work requirements on Medicaid recipients, according to an analysis published today by researchers at Milken Institute...
13-Feb-2019 11:15 AM EST Add to Favorites

GW Researchers Call for Big Data Infrastructure to Support Future of Personalized Medicine

Researchers from the George Washington University , the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, and industry leaders published in PLOS Biology, describing a standardized communication method for researchers performing high-throughput sequencing called...
30-Jan-2019 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

GW Cancer Researchers Investigate Nanoimmunotherapies for Cancer

A team at GW Cancer Center is investigating Prussian blue nanoparticles used in combination with checkpoint inhibitors for cancer treatment
28-Jan-2019 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


Detailed Early Observations of a Nearby Supernova and Associated Jet Cocoon Provide New Insights about Gamma-ray Bursts

An international team of researchers including Chryssa Kouveliotou, a professor of physics at the George Washington University, discovered the missing link connecting hypernovae to gamma-ray bursts in the form of a hot cocoon around the jets of...
17-Jan-2019 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


Gene-Editing Tool CRISPR/Cas9 Shown to Limit Impact of Certain Parasitic Diseases

For the first time, researchers at the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences have successfully used the gene-editing tool CRISPR/Cas9 to limit the impact of parasitic worms responsible for schistosomiasis and for liver fluke infection, which can...
15-Jan-2019 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


Known Size of Objects Influences Human Brain Attention Scaling

Researchers at the George Washington University gained important insights into how the human brain processes information and allocates attention. Their study, “Attention Scales According to Inferred Real-World Object Size,” shows people pay...
7-Jan-2019 11:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Researchers Study Epigenetic Reprogramming in HIV-Associated Heart Disease

Researchers from the George Washington University received more than $3.1 million from the National Institutes of Health to investigate the causes of cardiovascular disease in HIV-infected patients
20-Dec-2018 10:10 AM EST Add to Favorites

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