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GW Cancer Center Expands Clinical Trial Offerings for Patients with High Risk Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma

The Cutaneous Oncology Program at 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, sponsored by Regeneron, will examine outcomes for patients...
22-Jan-2020 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Link Found Between Maternal Depression and Atopic Dermatitis in Children

A recent study suggests that maternal depression in the postpartum period, and even beyond, is associated with the development of atopic dermatitis throughout childhood and adolescence.
21-Jan-2020 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Processed Foods Highly Correlated with Obesity Epidemic in the U.S.

A review article from the George Washington University highlights the correlation between highly processed foods and increased prevalence of obesity in the United States.
6-Jan-2020 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Fraud and Abuse Legal Framework Must Be Modernized to Better Align with Medicare Advantage and Value-Based Care: New Report

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Dec. 17, 2019)—The Medicare program continues to transform to better support high-quality value-based care, yet the federal fraud and abuse legal framework has not kept pace with that shift, according to a paper published today...
17-Dec-2019 10:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Battery-Free Pacemaker Reduces Equipment to Size of a Dime


16-Dec-2019 2:55 PM EST Add to Favorites

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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


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