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February 3, 2011 - 7:00pm

WASHINGTON - The GW Cancer Institute is partnering with Yes! Organic Market to raise awareness about healthy living and cancer prevention.  The partnership’s kick-off event, a health fair at Yes! Organic Market’s Fairlawn location, will take...

February 2, 2011 - 7:00pm

An unexpected immune protein exacerbates cancer due to sun exposure, report researchers in the January 27th issue of Nature. The study suggests that drugs blocking the protein might halt tumor growth in skin cancer patients.

February 1, 2011 - 7:00pm

The George Washington University Medical Center’s Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology welcomes the Nobel Laureate in Chemistry, Aaron J. Ciechanover, M.D., Ph.D., for The Nobel Laureate Distinguished Lecture Series on Feb. 10.

January 30, 2011 - 7:00pm

The George Washington University, Sabin Vaccine Institute, the Autonomous University of Yucatan, and the Carlos Slim Health Institute are launching a major effort to develop a new generation of vaccines to combat various neglected diseases in...

January 27, 2011 - 7:00pm

The Clinical and Translational Science Institute at Children’s National (CTSI-CN), a partnership of Children’s National Medical Center and The George Washington University, has awarded more than $1 million in grants for 15 Pilot Studies projects...

January 24, 2011 - 7:00pm

WASHINGTON, Jan. 24, 2011 - Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius will announce the new 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA) at an event held at GW.

January 23, 2011 - 7:00pm

Several SMHS experts are available for comment on the State of the Union Address.

January 23, 2011 - 7:00pm

Margaret Plack, Ed.D., Interim Senior Associate Dean for the Health Sciences Programs and Associate Professor of Health Care Sciences at The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, received the Award for Leadership in...

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...