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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

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.

October 30, 2019

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

October 24, 2019

The George Washington University has experts available to discuss how people can enjoy the spooky festivities and treats in a healthy way.

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.

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.  

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. 

September 25, 2019

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