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Public Health Pioneer and Pediatrician Fitzhugh Mullan Dies at Age 77

Fitzhugh Mullan, MD, a professor at the George Washington University (GW) revered for his lifelong commitment to social justice, health equity and health workforce policies, died on Nov. 29. He was 77.
2-Dec-2019 1:40 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Researchers Discover Highest-Energy Light From a Gamma-ray Burst

An international team of researchers, including two astrophysicists from the George Washington University, has observed a gamma-ray burst with an afterglow that featured the highest energy photons—a trillion times more energetic than visible...
20-Nov-2019 1:15 PM EST Add to Favorites

Researchers Find New Role for Dopamine in Gene Transcription and Cell Proliferation

A joint group of researchers at the George Washington University and the University of Pittsburgh have found that dopamine and the dopamine D2 receptor modulate expression via the Wnt/β-catenin signaling pathway. This pathway is responsible for...
14-Nov-2019 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

GWU Professor Translates Ancient Inscriptions Discovered at the Site of Machaerus

Christopher Rollston examines ancient inscriptions which were excavated in 1968 in Jordan with the assistance of faculty in GW's science department.
5-Nov-2019 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

World Renowned Doctor, Chef, Teacher and Author Timothy S. Harlan to Join the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences

The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences is pleased to announce that Timothy S. Harlan, MD, FACP, will join the faculty at GW and establish the GW Center for Culinary Medicine.
4-Nov-2019 1:10 PM EST Add to Favorites

Researchers Receive $2.96M to Help Reduce Mental Health Stigma among Health Care Providers

A research collaborative including the George Washington University, Transcultural Psychosocial Organization Nepal, Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital, Epidemiology and Disease Control Division of the Ministry of Health and Population of Nepal,...
17-Oct-2019 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Microbiome Provides New Clues to Determining Development of Colon Cancer

Findings showcasing a connection between bacteria in the microbiome and colon cancer, which may be used to screen younger populations at risk, were published in the journal Gastroenterology by researchers from the George Washington University.
4-Oct-2019 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

AIDS and Cancer Specimen Resource Renewed with $22 Million Grant

The ACSR has been renewed for five years with the George Washington University serving as the prime site.
25-Sep-2019 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


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