News » News Archives

News Archives

March 16, 2011 Press Release

Fourth-year medical students at The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences will take part in a Match Day ceremony on March 17.

March 15, 2011 Faculty in the Media

Scientists say the amount of radioactivity from Japan should pose no danger to people living in the United States.

March 14, 2011 Featured News

Some people tell Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL) that she is lucky to be alive. But Wasserman Schultz, who battled a particularly lethal type of breast cancer, attributes her survival to more than luck.

March 10, 2011 Press Release

Washington (March 11, 2011) – Washington, D.C., Mayor Vincent Gray has appointed Jeffrey S. Akman, M.D., to serve on the newly created Mayor’s Commission on HIV/AIDS.

March 10, 2011 Press Release

Proteins in fluids bathing the brain are essential for building the brain, discover scientists in a report published March 10 in the journal Neuron. The finding promises to advance research related to neurological disease, cancer, and stem cells.

March 08, 2011 Faculty in the Media

Recent research shows that women who start the most common type of hormone therapy — estrogen plus progestin — soon after menopause have a significantly higher risk of breast cancer than those who take the hormones later or not at all.

March 08, 2011 Faculty in the Media

Jeffrey Akman, M.D., vice provost for health affairs and dean of the School of Medicine and Health Sciences, and a recognized expert in LGBT and AIDS-related psychiatry, was appointed to Mayor Vincent Gray's Commission on HIV/AIDS.

March 07, 2011 Faculty in the Media

Gout has roughly tripled since the late 1970s, with about 8 million Americans now suffering from the disease.