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Scientific Method on Display at Student Research Day

Student Research Day 2013 was held July 10, giving graduate students a forum to showcase their research pursuits. This year, students presented 27 posters in the Preclinical…

July 16, 2013

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A Modern Day Virus Hunter

First there was SARS, now there is MERS, a virus called a “threat to the entire world.” GUMC’s Daniel Lucey, MD, MPH, is trying to help the infectious disease community…

July 3, 2013

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Exposure to Space Radiation Reduces Ability of Intestinal Cells to Destroy Oncoprotein

WASHINGTON — Two studies funded by NASA and presented at the AACR Annual Meeting 2013 help explain why space radiation may increase the risk of colorectal cancer in.…

June 20, 2013

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Brain Imaging Study Eliminates Differences in Visual Function as a Cause of Dyslexia

A new brain imaging study of dyslexia shows that differences in the visual system do not cause the disorder, but instead are likely a.…

June 6, 2013

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“Different Kind of Stem Cell” Possesses Attributes Favoring Regenerative Medicine

WASHINGTON -- A research team at Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center say the new and powerful cells they first created in the laboratory a year ago constitute a new…

April 17, 2013

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NSF Fellowships go to Neuroscience Graduate Students, Two Alumni

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has named two current students and two alumni of Georgetown as 2013 graduate.…

April 16, 2013

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Difficulty in Recognizing Faces in Autism Linked to Performance in a Group of Neurons

Neuroscientists at Georgetown University Medical Center (GUMC) have discovered a brain anomaly that explains why some people diagnosed with autism cannot easily recognize—…

March 18, 2013

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Series of Studies First to Examine Acupuncture’s Mechanisms of Action

In a series of studies at Georgetown University Medical Center (GUMC), researchers are demonstrating how acupuncture can significantly reduce the stress hormone response in an…

March 14, 2013

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Giuseppe Giaccone Joins Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center

WASHINGTON — Internationally recognized lung cancer expert Giuseppe Giaccone, MD, PhD, has joined Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, a part of MedStar Georgetown…

February 15, 2013

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New Kind of Stem Cell Spurs Regenerative Medicine Research

Researchers at Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center say the powerful cells they first created in the laboratory more than a year ago constitute a new stem-like state of adult…

January 30, 2013