When Ted Turesky came to Georgetown to work as a research assistant for Josef Rauschecker, PhD in July 2010, he had never heard of tinnitus, the auditory phenomenon characterized by the perception of a ringing in one’s ear without any actual source of sound. However, while recruiting participants for a study on tinnitus, he was struck by the distress of those suffering from the condition.
The goal of the translational biomedical science (TBS) program offered through the Georgetown Howard Universities Center for Clinical and Translational Science (GHUCCTS) is to prepare pre-doctoral students and post-doctoral fellows (MDs and PhDs) to serve as the critical link in advancing the translation of basic science into improved outcomes for health, aging and disease.
Biomedical Graduate Education (BGE) presents "Spotlight". Spotlight features the fun things that the BGE Community has been up to outside of the classroom. This page will be updated on a regular basis.
Georgetown Medicine Magazine, a publication for alumni and friends of Georgetown University Medical Center, is now available online. The theme of this Spring/ Summer issue is "Caring for the Whole Person with Integrative Medicine."
The world’s oldest and largest professional organization dedicated to advancing cancer research, the Amerian Association for Cancer Research (AACR), awarded Lucile L. Adams-Campbell, PhD, associate director of minority health and disparities research at Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, with its its 10th annual Minorities in Cancer Research Jane Cooke Wright Lectureship.
Maximilian Riesenhuber, a neuroscientist and faculty mentor of the Interdisciplinary Program of Neuroscience (IPN) program at Biomedical Graduate Education, Georgetown University Medical Center, and his colleagues found in an intriguing brain-mapping study that your brain learns new words by seeing them not hearing them.