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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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October 03, 2019

Congratulations to Maranda Ward, EdD ’17, MPH, assistant professor of clinical research and leadership at SMHS, who earned a spot on the Leadership Center for Excellence’s 40 Under 40 list.

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October 01, 2019

Nathaniel DeNicola, MD, co-authored a review article on environmental exposures on reproductive health and how OB-GYNs can work with their patients to ensure safe pregnancies. The piece is published in Obstetrics and Gynecology Clinics of North America.

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September 30, 2019

Faculty at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) will take part in the American College of Rheumatology’s (ACR) 2019 Annual Meeting in November in Atlanta.

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September 30, 2019

During a symposium on correctional policy, practice, and care for incarcerated members of the transgender community, held at the GW, stakeholders found that collaborative engagement could help further guidance for this vulnerable population.

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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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