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Abey Berhanu
October 10, 2017 - 9:43am

Pegloticase is a highly effective therapy for patients with refractory and/or tophaceous gout, but has a high discontinuation rate (30-50%) due to development of anti-drug antibodies causing loss of efficacy and risk of infusion reactions.  This...

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Dr. Patience White
July 24, 2017 - 9:26am

Dr. Patience White worked with the American Academy of Pediatrics Committee for Child Health Financing to update the key policy about health care coverage needs for children (up to age 26).  The Principles of Child Health Financing ...

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Sonia Silinsky Krupnikova accepting Mark Millen Memorial Award
May 26, 2017 - 12:44pm

Congratulations to Sonia Silinsky Krupnikova on winning the Mark Millen Memorial Award.  The Mark Millen Memorial Award is presented annually to a member of the graduating class who has demonstrated exceptional proficiency in the field of...

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May 11, 2017 - 11:13am

Research done by Gulnara Mamyrova and the GW Myositis Clinic Team assessed environmental factors associated with disease flare in juvenile and adult dermatomyositis (DM).  The research determined that certain classes of environmental agents that...

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March 20, 2017 - 11:28am

GW Rheumatology fellows and faculty hosted a joint injection workshop for GW School of Medicine and Health Science students in the Stuart S. Kassan CLASS Center.  

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Mandana Hashefi
December 12, 2016 - 1:36pm

Congratulations to Dr. Mandana Hashefi.  Her article on Rheumatologic Manifestations of Malignancy was published in Clinics of Geriatric Medicine

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Erica McBride
December 8, 2016 - 11:13am

The GW Division of Rheumatology is pleased to announce that Dr. Erica McBride will be joining the division as a fellow in July 2017.  Dr. McBride is currently a Chief Resident in Internal Medicine at George Washington University.  At the 2016 ACR...

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Dr. Nora Taylor
December 1, 2016 - 10:02am

Symptomatic knee osteoarthritis is a common complaint of many elderly patients in primary care offices. For those unable or unwilling to undergo knee replacement, the primary practitioners' understanding of the strengths and weaknesses of the...

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Dr. Patience White
November 29, 2016 - 4:03pm

Dr. White and her team published an ideas and opinions manuscript in the Annals of Internal Medicine titled "Enhancing the Role of Internists in the Transition From Pediatric to Adult Health Care."  This study highlights the need for internists...

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GW Researcher Victoria Shanmugam
November 22, 2016 - 10:28am

WASHINGTON (Nov. 21, 2016) — Patients with chronic wounds who never receive opioids heal faster than those who do receive the drugs, according to a new study by George Washington University (GW) researcher ...

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