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January 18, 2011 - 7:00pm

GW Researchers collaborated to make an unanticipated discovery in mice that interferon-gamma, a type of protein primarily used by the immune system for intercellular communication, acts as a promoter for the deadly form of skin cancer known as...

January 10, 2011 - 7:00pm

A Nobel Prize winner will soon be teaching and conducting life saving research at the George Washington University. Professor Ferid Murad, recipient of the Nobel Prize in medicine and world renowned pioneer in biochemistry, will join the faculty...

January 10, 2011 - 7:00pm

Richard L. Abbott, M.D. became the new president of the American Academy of Ophthalmology on January 1, 2011. Dr. Abbott received his medical doctorate in 1971 from The George Washington University School of Medicine.

December 1, 2010 - 7:00pm

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services today unveiled Healthy People 2020, the nation’s new 10-year goals and objectives for health promotion and disease prevention, and “myHealthyPeople,” a new challenge for technology application...

November 23, 2010 - 7:00pm

Washington, DC – Recent events in Haiti illustrate the urgent need for countries to stockpile and distribute cholera vaccines. Dr. Peter Hotez*, President of the Sabin Vaccine Institute and distinguished research professor and chair of The George...

November 21, 2010 - 7:00pm

Recent events in Haiti illustrate the urgent need for countries to stockpile and distribute cholera vaccines. Dr. Peter Hotez emphasizes this need in a commentary in the New England Journal of Medicine.

November 18, 2010 - 7:00pm

Dr. Daniel Lieberman from The George Washington University is available to comment on alcohol abuse as it relates to alcoholic energy drinks such as Four Loko.

November 17, 2010 - 7:00pm

WASHINGTON – The GW Cancer Institute (GWCI) at The George Washington University School of Medicine & Health Sciences has joined forces with Banca Civica, a financial institution from Spain pioneering the innovative concept of civic banking,...

November 16, 2010 - 7:00pm

Dr. Peter Hotez from The George Washington University is available to comment on the recent outbreak of cholera and the confirmed cases in the Dominican Republic and Florida.

November 10, 2010 - 7:00pm

David G. Borenstein, M.D., clinical professor of medicine in the School of Medicine and Health Sciences, was appointed president of the American College of Rheumatology during the ACR's annual business meeting, held Wednesday, November 10 in...