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March 21, 2011 - 8:00pm

WASHINGTON – Students, faculty, and staff at The George Washington University Medical Center will take part in the 16th Annual Research Day. Research day offers our students, faculty and staff a chance to showcase their research projects and talk...

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March 17, 2011 - 8:00pm

A new study by The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, which will be published in The Journal of Sexual Medicine, suggests men who take the drug finasteride, commonly marketed under the trademark names Propecia...

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March 16, 2011 - 8:00pm

Fourth-year medical students at The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences will take part in a Match Day ceremony on March 17.

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March 10, 2011 - 7:00pm

Washington (March 11, 2011) – Washington, D.C., Mayor Vincent Gray has appointed Jeffrey S. Akman, M.D., to serve on the newly created Mayor’s Commission on HIV/AIDS. Akman, a psychiatrist who currently serves as the Interim Vice Provost for...

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March 10, 2011 - 7:00pm

Proteins in fluids bathing the brain are essential for building the brain, discover scientists in a report published March 10 in the journal Neuron. The finding promises to advance research related to neurological disease, cancer, and stem cells...

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February 27, 2011 - 7:00pm

The George Washington Institute for Spirituality and Health (GWish) has received a one year, $300,000 contract from the Washington DC Veterans Affairs Medical Center (DCVAMC) to provide five training modules in spiritual care to interdisciplinary...

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February 24, 2011 - 7:00pm

More formal study is needed of rescue efforts by international response teams after earthquakes in order to improve search and recovery efforts, according to a report by Anthony Macintyre, M.D., professor of Emergency Medicine in the School of...

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February 24, 2011 - 7:00pm

Jeanny Aragon-Ching, M.D. assistant professor of Medicine at The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, says that the new drug denosumab is a welcome addition to the options available for treatment of metastatic...

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February 15, 2011 - 7:00pm

Rahul Vanjani, a student at The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, has been named a recipient of the American Medical Association (AMA) Foundation’s 2011 Leadership Award. This award provides medical students,...

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February 15, 2011 - 7:00pm

George Washington University researcher Dr. Valerie Hu, professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, and her team at the School of Medicine and Health Sciences, have found that male and female sex hormones regulate expression of an important...

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