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October 12, 2019 Faculty in the Media

Rebecca Kaltman, MD, director of the Ruth Paul Cancer Genetics and Prevention Service at the GW Cancer Center and assistant professor of medicine, spoke to Romper for an article on the BRCA genes and breast cancer.

October 09, 2019 Faculty in the Media

Christine Teal, MD, director of the Comprehensive Breast Center at the GW Cancer Center, spoke to WTOP for an article on breast cancer detection and prevention. WTOP also quoted Teal in an article on technology used for early detection.

October 08, 2019 AnnouncementResearch News

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.

Four students from the Physician Assistant Studies Program at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences are participating on Students Board Committees with the AAPA Student Academy.

 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 a connection between bacteria in the microbiome and the development of colon cancer.  

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

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

Congratulations to Maranda Ward, EdD ’17, MPH, assistant professor of clinical research and leadership at SMHS, who earned a spot on the Leadership Center for Excellence’s 40 Under 40 list.

October 01, 2019 AnnouncementResearch News

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 America.