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February 01, 2011 Press Release

The George Washington University Medical Center’s Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology welcomes the Nobel Laureate in Chemistry, Aaron J. Ciechanover, M.D., Ph.D., for The Nobel Laureate Distinguished Lecture Series on Feb. 10.

January 30, 2011 Press Release

The George Washington University, Sabin Vaccine Institute, the Autonomous University of Yucatan, and the Carlos Slim Health Institute are launching a major effort to develop a new generation of vaccines to combat various neglected diseases in Latin America.

January 27, 2011 Press Release

The Clinical and Translational Science Institute at Children’s National (CTSI-CN), a partnership of Children’s National Medical Center and The George Washington University, has awarded more than $1 million in grants for 15 Pilot Studies projects, four Novel Clinical and Translational Methodologies projects, and two Mentored Career Development programs.

January 24, 2011 Press Release

WASHINGTON, Jan. 24, 2011 - Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius will announce the new 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA) at an event held at GW.

January 23, 2011 Press Release

Several SMHS experts are available for comment on the State of the Union Address.

January 23, 2011 Press Release

Margaret Plack, Ed.D., Interim Senior Associate Dean for the Health Sciences Programs and Associate Professor of Health Care Sciences at The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, received the Award for Leadership in Education from the American Physical Therapy Association.

January 19, 2011 Featured News

The world according to Ferid Murad, M.D., Ph.D., is a place where rules are made to be broken. Research, he reminds us, is a creative process; and belief in your own heretical observations, he proves, is more fruitful than subscription to scientific dogma.

January 18, 2011 Press Release

GW Researchers collaborated to make an unanticipated discovery in mice that interferon-gamma, a type of protein primarily used by the immune system for intercellular communication, acts as a promoter for the deadly form of skin cancer known as melanoma.