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October 17, 2019

A research collaborative including the GW, Transcultural Psychosocial Organization Nepal, Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital, Epidemiology and Disease Control Division of the Ministry of Health and Population of Nepal, Duke University, and King’s College London will investigate the efficacy of the RESHAPE program to reduce stigma of primary care providers toward individuals with mental illness.

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October 04, 2019

 Lopa Mishra, MD, director of the Center for Translational Medicine at the GW Cancer Center and professor of surgery, Shuyun Rao, PhD, assistant research professor of surgery, and others published research in the journal Gastroenterology finding a connection between bacteria in the microbiome and the development of colon cancer.  

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Myasthenia gravis is a chronic autoimmune disease that affects how well the nerves and muscles communicate with each other. Pictured are neuromuscular junctions - the red is the muscle endplate and the green is the motor nerve
October 03, 2019

The National Institutes of Health awarded a research team at GW $7.8 million to establish a rare disease network for myasthenia gravis. 

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September 25, 2019

The AIDS and Cancer Specimen Resource has been renewed for five years with GW serving as the primary site.

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September 24, 2019

The GW Cancer Center has experts available to speak during Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

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September 24, 2019

GW Cancer Center researchers found that PTEN, a tumor suppressor gene mutated in approximately 20% of primary prostate cancers, and in as many as 50% of androgen deprivation-resistant prostate cancers, relies on another gene, ARID4B, to function. 

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September 19, 2019
  • The GW HealthDesk is open to residents of Washington D.C. at the Pennsylvania Avenue Baptist Church's Annual Community Day on Saturday, Sept. 21. The GW Healthdesk is a collaboration between the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences and the Pennsylvania Avenue Baptist Church, funded by a grant from the D.C. Department of Healthcare Finance. 
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September 11, 2019

Raja Mazumder, PhD, professor of biochemistry and molecular medicine, authored a paper published in PLOS ONE outlining the baseline biome of a healthy human gut. This will serve as a reference for doctors, patients, and researchers, giving them an idea of what a “normal” human microbiome looks like. 

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