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November 12, 2010 - 7:00pm

The race to develop a vaccine against dengue fever may be getting a little closer to the finish line. Peter Hotez, M.D., Ph.D., Distinguished Research Professor, Walter G. Ross Professor and Chair, Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and...

November 11, 2010 - 7:00pm

Pneumonia is the single leading killer of young children in the world, more than HIV/AIDS, malaria, and tuberculosis. Peter Hotez, M.D., Ph.D., Distinguished Research Professor, Walter G. Ross Professor and Chair, Department of Microbiology,...

November 3, 2010 - 8:00pm

New research predicts that the U.S. obesity rate won't level off until it reaches at least 42 percent, in 2050. Scott Kahan, M.D., co-director of The George Washington University Weight Management Center, says that this new research is...

November 3, 2010 - 8:00pm

A new study on Alzheimer's disease shows that women end up bearing most of the burden. Ted Rothstein, M.D., associate professor of Neurology, says women are more affected because men have shorter lifespans.

November 2, 2010 - 8:00pm

The Transportation Security Administration recently announced plans to overhaul passenger and cargo screening methods in the wake of the bomb plot from Yemen. Frank Cilluffo, director of GW's Homeland Security Policy Institute, says that if...

October 29, 2010 - 8:00pm

Improvised explosives are the weapon of choice for terrorists and will continue to be a threat because they are so difficult to detect. The latest plot to place explosive devices on cargo planes may have been an attempt to sidestep increasing...

October 25, 2010 - 8:00pm

Health providers and aid groups have mobilized to combat outbreaks of cholera in Haiti and Nigeria. Peter Hotez, M.D., Ph.D., Distinguished Research Professor and chair of the Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Tropical Medicine in the...

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.

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...

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...