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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.

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August 16, 2019

The George Washington University has sold a portion of its royalty rights to sales of a drug originally developed at the School of Medicine and Health Sciences.

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August 08, 2019

A new survey published in the Journal of Drugs in Dermatology identifies several barriers that prevent the consistent use of fungal diagnostic preparations to correctly identify cutaneous fungal infections.

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August 08, 2019

The GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences is pleased to announce a new Doctor of Health Sciences Program in Leadership in Clinical Practice and Education. The program will be housed within the Department of Health, Human Function, and Rehabilitation Sciences.

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August 02, 2019

The GW Cancer Center was selected as the first global site for a clinical trial for patients with high-risk cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma. The study is led by Vishal A. Patel, MD, FAAD, FACMS, director of the Cutaneous Oncology Program at the GW Cancer Center.

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August 02, 2019

The GW is pleased to announce that the GW Biorepository is now a core facility. Housed at the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences, the GW Biorepository received designation as a shared resource available to all GW investigators and is accredited by the College of American Pathologists.

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July 30, 2019

Ali Ahmed, MD, MPH, professor of medicine, was the senior author and Richard M. Allman, MD, clinical professor of medicine, was a co-author on a paper that found stopping digoxin in some patients with heart failure is linked to higher risk of death and hospital readmission. 

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July 23, 2019

A research team led by Yanfen Hu, PhD, is studying the role of the tumor suppressor BRCA1 in the homologous recombination pathway of DNA double-strand break repair.

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