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February 24, 2011

Jeanny Aragon-Ching, M.D. assistant professor of Medicine at The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, says that the new drug denosumab is a welcome addition to the options available for treatment of metastatic prostate cancer.

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February 15, 2011

Rahul Vanjani, a student at The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, has been named a recipient of the American Medical Association (AMA) Foundation’s 2011 Leadership Award. This award provides medical students, residents/fellows and early career physicians from around the country with special training to develop their skills as future leaders in organized medicine and community affairs.

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February 15, 2011

George Washington University researcher Dr. Valerie Hu, professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, and her team at the School of Medicine and Health Sciences, have found that male and female sex hormones regulate expression of an important gene in neuronal cell culture through a mechanism that could explain not only higher levels of testosterone observed in some individuals with autism, but also why males have a higher incidence of autism than females.

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February 13, 2011

Washington, DC – Today, The GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences joins with dozens of medical schools around the country undertaking projects to demonstrate the power and importance of compassion and empathy in healthcare.  

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February 13, 2011

New research, conducted by Katherine Chretien, M.D., F.A.C.P., associate professor of Medicine at the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences, reveals that while social media has the potential to have a positive social impact, there is need for greater accountability and guidelines, as some physicians who are regular users of Twitter are disseminating unethical and unprofessional content.

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February 08, 2011

The George Washington University School of Medicine & Health Sciences, One Economy, Cricket Communications, VOCEL and Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM), through its Wireless Reach™ initiative, today announced that 3G wireless-enabled handsets and the Pill Phone mobile medication reminder application were well accepted among patients participating in the George Washington University and Wireless Reach Pill Phone Research Study.

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February 08, 2011

Researchers at The George Washington University Medical Center played a key role in a National Institutes of Health (NIH) study of a surgical procedure to repair a common birth defect of the spine, which if undertaken while a baby is still in the uterus, greatly reduces the need to divert, or shunt, fluid away from the brain. The study was published online in the New England Journal of Medicine on February 9, 2011.

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February 07, 2011

Qualcomm Wireless Reach, George Washington University and Partners to Unveil Results of Study of Technology and Hypertension as part of GW University mHealth series

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