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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...

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. 

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...

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.

September 25, 2019 - 10:33am

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

September 24, 2019 - 9:58am

GW Cancer Center researchers found that PTEN, a tumor suppressor gene mutated in approximately 20% of primary prostate cancers, and in as many as 50% of androgen deprivation-resistant prostate cancers, relies on another gene, ARID4B...

September 11, 2019 - 5:16pm

Raja Mazumder, PhD, professor of biochemistry and molecular medicine, authored a paper published in PLOS ONE outlining the baseline biome of a healthy human gut. This will serve as a reference for doctors, patients, and researchers, giving them...

August 27, 2019 - 3:11pm

Antonia R. Sepulveda, MD, PhD, has been selected to serve as chair of the Department of Pathology at the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences. She will also serve as the Ralph E. Lowey Professor of Oncology, as well as chief of pathology...

Barbara Bass, MD
August 21, 2019 - 2:39pm

Barbara Lee Bass, a widely respected academic medicine leader, surgeon and researcher who completed her residency and served on faculty at the GW, has been named vice president for health affairs and dean of the SMHS.

August 16, 2019 - 9:02am

A team at the GW Cancer Center has identified the protein ERK as an important mechanism behind platinum-resistance in platinum-resistant ovarian cancer.