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November 14, 2019 - 9:14am

A joint group of researchers at the George Washington University and the University of Pittsburgh have found that dopamine and the dopamine D2 receptor modulate expression via the Wnt/β-catenin signaling pathway. This pathway is responsible for...

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October 29, 2019 - 2:47pm

A research team including Michael Bukrinsky, MD, PhD, from the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences published in PLOS Pathogens on the role of an HIV protein in causing metabolic comorbidities.

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October 17, 2019 - 12:19pm

A research collaborative including the GW, Transcultural Psychosocial Organization Nepal, Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital, Epidemiology and Disease Control Division of the Ministry of Health and Population of Nepal, Duke University, and...

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October 16, 2019 - 2:16pm

In a research paper in the American Journal of Men’s Health, Robert Turner II, PhD, assistant professor of clinical research and leadership, sought to expand upon investigations into risks for depressive symptoms in former athletes in the NFL....

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October 8, 2019 - 3:13pm

In a new paper published in Seminars in Arthritis and Rheumatism, researchers from GW evaluated the long-term outcomes for patients with juvenile idiopathic inflammatory myopathies.

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October 4, 2019 - 9:37am

 Lopa Mishra, MD, director of the Center for Translational Medicine at the GW Cancer Center and professor of surgery, Shuyun Rao, PhD, assistant research professor of surgery, and others published research in the journal Gastroenterology finding...

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Myasthenia gravis is a chronic autoimmune disease that affects how well the nerves and muscles communicate with each other. Pictured are neuromuscular junctions - the red is the muscle endplate and the green is the motor nerve
October 3, 2019 - 4:32pm

The National Institutes of Health awarded a research team at GW $7.8 million to establish a rare disease network for myasthenia gravis. 

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October 1, 2019 - 4:22pm

Nathaniel DeNicola, MD, co-authored a review article on environmental exposures on reproductive health and how OB-GYNs can work with their patients to ensure safe pregnancies. The piece is published in Obstetrics and Gynecology Clinics of North...

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September 30, 2019 - 9:31am

During a symposium on correctional policy, practice, and care for incarcerated members of the transgender community, held at the GW, stakeholders found that collaborative engagement could help further guidance for this vulnerable population.

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September 25, 2019 - 10:33am

The AIDS and Cancer Specimen Resource has been renewed for five years with GW serving as the primary site.

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