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November 14, 2019

A joint group of researchers at the George Washington University and the University of Pittsburgh have found that dopamine and the dopamine D2 receptor modulate expression via the Wnt/β-catenin signaling pathway. This pathway is responsible for control of cell proliferation and organ identity and is implicated in cancer, thus having broad implications for health and development of new therapeutics

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November 05, 2019

Congratulations to Lee Beers, MD, FAAP, of Children’s National Hospital and SMHS, who was elected to be president of the American Academy of Pediatrics starting in January 2020. 

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November 04, 2019

The GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences is pleased to announce that Timothy S. Harlan, MD, FACP, will join the faculty at GW and establish the GW Center for Culinary Medicine.

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Leadership and award recipients at the GW Institute for Spirituality and Health's special fall celebration on Oct. 23, 2019
October 30, 2019

The GW Institute for Spirituality and Health, housed within the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences, has received a $500,000 gift from the Kanarek Family Foundation to support its Interprofessional Spiritual Care Education Curriculum.

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October 30, 2019

The GW Cancer Cener has various experts available to speak for stories during Lung Cancer Awareness Month.

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October 29, 2019

A research team including Michael Bukrinsky, MD, PhD, from the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences published in PLOS Pathogens on the role of an HIV protein in causing metabolic comorbidities.

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Reamer L. Bushardt, PharmD, PA-C, DFAAPA, and Howard Straker, EdD, MPH, PA-C
October 25, 2019

Reamer L. Bushardt, PharmD, PA-C, DFAAPA, senior associate dean for health sciences and professor of physician assistant (PA) studies, and Howard Straker, EdD, MPH, PA-C, assistant professor of PA studies, were elected and inducted to leadership positions at the Physician Assistant Education Association.

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October 24, 2019

David Steinhorn, MD, professor of pediatrics at SMHS will receive the 2019 Pioneer in Integrative Medicine Award from the American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Integrative Medicine on Oct. 16.

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