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October 24, 2010 - 8:00pm

The George Washington University Medical Center recently named Anton N. Sidawy, M.D., M.P.H., former chief of surgical services at Veterans Administration Medical Center, chair of the Department of Surgery.

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October 21, 2010 - 8:00pm

Since the earthquake in Haiti last January, public health experts expected infectious diseases, such as the recent cholera outbreak, to take hold as people worked to rebuild the country. Peter Hotez, M.D., Ph.D., GW Distinguished Research...

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October 19, 2010 - 8:00pm

Alzheimer's affects more than 35 million people globally and is the sixth leading cause of death in the United States. GW's Ted Rothstein, M.D., associate professor of Neurology, says blood tests can show the accumulation of abnormal...

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October 13, 2010 - 8:00pm

GW's Daniel Kaniewski, deputy director of the Homeland Security Policy Institute, says that by effectively marshaling and mobilizing all resources, whether they be foreign governments or private sector organizations from all over the world,...

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October 13, 2010 - 8:00pm

The World Health Organization is calling on drug companies to donate more medicine to help to eradicate tropical diseases. One billion people in the world's poorest countries are chronically ill from these diseases, which receive little...

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October 12, 2010 - 8:00pm

Ethical concerns arise when patients want to connect with doctors on social networks. GW's Katherine Chretien, M.D., associate professor of Medicine, worries that any communication with a patient on a public platform like Facebook could pose...

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October 2, 2010 - 8:00pm

U.S. and European security services are struggling to track Western nationals who travel abroad to receive training from Al-Qaeda and its allies and then return to try to carry out attacks. A new report by GW's Homeland Security Policy...

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October 2, 2010 - 8:00pm

Shortages of the drug to treat schistosomiasis, a parasitic disease as widespread as malaria, have reached the proportions of a humanitarian crisis in Africa. Peter Hotez, M.D., Ph.D., GW Distinguished Research Professor and chair of the...

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