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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.

September 24, 2019

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

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. 

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. 
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. 

August 27, 2019

Antonia R. Sepulveda, MD, PhD, has been selected to serve as chair of the Department of Pathology at the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences. She will also serve as the Ralph E. Lowey Professor of Oncology, as well as chief of pathology service and clinical laboratory director at GW Hospital.

Barbara Bass, MD
August 21, 2019

Barbara Lee Bass, a widely respected academic medicine leader, surgeon and researcher who completed her residency and served on faculty at the GW, has been named vice president for health affairs and dean of the SMHS.

August 16, 2019

A team at the GW Cancer Center has identified the protein ERK as an important mechanism behind platinum-resistance in platinum-resistant ovarian cancer.