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August 8, 2019 - 10:14am

A new survey published in the Journal of Drugs in Dermatology identifies several barriers that prevent the consistent use of fungal diagnostic preparations to correctly identify cutaneous fungal infections.

August 2, 2019 - 9:59am

The GW Cancer Center was selected as the first global site for a clinical trial for patients with high-risk cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma. The study is led by Vishal A. Patel, MD, FAAD, FACMS, director of the Cutaneous Oncology Program at the...

August 2, 2019 - 12:00am

The GW is pleased to announce that the GW Biorepository is now a core facility. Housed at the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences, the GW Biorepository received designation as a shared resource available to all GW investigators and is...

July 30, 2019 - 12:00am

Ali Ahmed, MD, MPH, professor of medicine, was the senior author and Richard M. Allman, MD, clinical professor of medicine, was a co-author on a paper that found stopping digoxin in some patients with heart failure is linked to higher risk of...

July 23, 2019 - 4:57pm

A research team led by Yanfen Hu, PhD, is studying the role of the tumor suppressor BRCA1 in the homologous recombination pathway of DNA double-strand break repair.

July 9, 2019 - 9:06am

Researchers at the GW Cancer Center found that sun safety practices for attendees at skin cancer screening events differ from the general public.

July 8, 2019 - 12:22pm

Researchers in the GW Department of Dermatology found that collagen powder is just as effective in managing skin biopsy wounds as primary closure with non-absorbable sutures.

June 27, 2019 - 12:00am

Hoth Therapeutics, Inc. has entered into a sponsored research agreement with GW to explore the potential use of Aprepitant for topical and/or systemic therapy to counter the dermatological related side-effects of Erlotinib therapy in cancer...

June 20, 2019 - 9:06am

A recent survey found patients with psoriasis frequently use complementary or alternative therapies to treat their symptoms

June 19, 2019 - 3:52pm

Cherinne Arundel, MD; Gurusher Panjrath, MD; Charles Faselis, MD; Richard M. Allman, MD; and Ali Ahmed, MD, MPH, all of SMHS, authored a study finding that patients with heart failure who have a systolic blood pressure less than 130 mmHg are at a...