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February 02, 2011 Press Release

An unexpected immune protein exacerbates cancer due to sun exposure, report researchers in the January 27th issue of Nature. The study suggests that drugs blocking the protein might halt tumor growth in skin cancer patients.

February 02, 2011 Faculty in the Media

A recent study has identified a link between online life and depression.

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.