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The GW Cancer Center is pleased to announce the establishment of the Dr. Cyrus Katzen Family Director of the GW Cancer Center, thanks to a generous gift from GW alumnus and former Board of Trustee member, Jay Katzen, BA ’67, MD ’72. 

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Two studies published by Andrew Meltzer, MD, associate professor of emergency medicine at SMHS, focus on improving physicians’ abilities to perform rapid diagnostics for patients in the emergency department.

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May 13, 2019 Featured News

C. William Schwab Schwab, the founding chief of Penn Medicine’s Trauma Center, was chosen as the first speaker for the inaugural Rosemary and David Bowes Lecture on Trauma and Critical Care.

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May 13, 2019 Featured News

The Rodham Institute and BlackDoctor.org hosted a summit on increasing diversity in the health professions and promoting health equity.

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Kofi Essel, MD '11, MPH '17, assistant professor of pediatrics, spoke to Today Online for an article about obesity and teaching physicians to have empathy for their patients.

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James Griffith, MD, Leon M. Yochelson Chair and Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, spoke to The Washington Post for an article on panic attacks. The story was also covered by SFGate.

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Researchers from the GW Institute for Neuroscience published a new study in Neuron, which provides the first evidence showing that individual nerve cells fail to make the right number of connections. The reason for this deficit is limited growth of key nerve cells in the cerebral cortex during early development, due to both genetics and mitochondrial dysfunction. 

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The GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences has launched a nutrition concentration for students enrolled in the Master of Science in Health Sciences in Integrative Medicine.

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