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April 25, 2011 - 8:00pm

WASHINGTON (April 26, 2011) – The GW Institute for Neuroscience presents the First Annual Neuroscience Symposium, “The Developing Brain and Cancer.” This day-long event features four keynote speakers who are leaders in the field of neuroscience...

April 7, 2011 - 8:00pm

The GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences student-run Health, Education and Active Living (HEALing) Clinic will host the 2011 HEALing Clinic Auction on Wednesday, April 20 on the first floor of the Marvin Center. The Online Auction is now...

April 6, 2011 - 8:00pm

A Narrative Matters essay, written by Katherine Chretien, M.D., associate professor of Medicine at The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, was published in the April 2011 issue of Health Affairs.

March 28, 2011 - 8:00pm

Neglected infections of poverty are the latest threat plaguing the poorest people living in the Gulf Coast states and in Washington, D.C., according to Dr. Peter Hotez, Distinguished Research Professor and Chair of the Department of Microbiology...

March 27, 2011 - 8:00pm

GW researchers have been awarded two grants from the McKesson Foundation as part of its Mobilizing for Health initiative, an initiative to improve the health of underserved populations with chronic diseases through the use of mobile-phone...

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...

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...

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.

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...

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...