Cover illustration of Medicine and Health magazine fall 2018 edition

Research Highlights

Discovering a Path to Success

The latest Medicine and Health magazine highlights the innovative pipeline programs SMHS offers to young students to set them up for education and career success.

Discovering a Path to Success
Cover illustration of Medicine and Health magazine fall 2018 edition

Research Highlights

Discovering a Path to Success

The latest Medicine and Health magazine highlights the innovative pipeline programs SMHS offers to young students to set them up for education and career success.

Discovering a Path to Success
Researchers pulling samples

Research Highlights

Research Trends

Augmenting the research portfolio and elevating its prominence through enhanced quality and impact.

Research Trends
Environmental of lab

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Core Facilities

These facilities offer a wide range of services, including cutting-edge technologies and high-end instrumentation coupled with technical support for research.

Core Facilities
The scientific workforce, composed of highly educated researchers and scientists-in training, clinician investigators, as well as skilled technical support staff, project managers, and core team members, together contribute to research discovery. Training the next generation of biomedical scientists is a key goal.

Research News

Wenge Zhu, PhD

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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Adam Friedman, MD, professor of dermatology

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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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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