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Georgetown Global Health Expert to Testify on U.S. Support of the World Health Organization

Rebecca Katz, PhD, MPH, co-director of the Center for Global Health Science and Security at Georgetown University Medical Center, will testify before a subcommittee of the U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations examining the role of U.S. support for the World Health Organization.

Female and male mice suffer, recover from TBI differently

(Georgetown University Medical Center) Male mice have much greater brain distress in the week following a traumatic brain injury (TBI) than female mice, including skyrocketing inflammation and nerve cell death, say researchers at Georgetown University Medical Center.

Meet 2 descendants of slaves sold by Georgetown who are enrolling there

2 weeks agoNews : USAToday: News

Two descendants of slaves Georgetown University sold for profit are now headed to school there.        

Air travel exposes you to radiation – how much health risk comes with it?

2 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

By Timothy J. Jorgensen, Director of the Health Physics and Radiation Protection Graduate Program and Associate Professor of Radiation Medicine, Georgetown University. Captain, we’re being pummeled by cosmic rays! muratart via Shutterstock.com This past April, business traveler Tom Stuker...

Professor Who Defended Bill Maher Replaces Sen. Al Franken As 'Real Time' Guest

Georgetown University sociology professor and author Michael Eric Dyson will replace Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) on Friday’s episode of “Real Time with Bill Maher” after a controversy surrounding a racial slur. A spokesperson for Sen.Show More Summary

The Obamas are spotted dining with Alonzo Mourning

Hey, isn’t that…Former president Barack Obama and former first lady Michelle Obama, enjoying dinner with former Georgetown University and National Basketball Association great (and the ex-prez’s sometimes golf buddy) Alonzo Mourning at the hot new French restaurant Mirabelle on Saturday night? The couple looked casual — he was in slacks and a button-down (top two undone; […]

Senior Communications Specialist, Public Affairs & Marketing - Washington

Company: MedStar Georgetown University Hospital Location: Washington, District of Columbia Industry: Not Specified Career Level: Early Career (1+ yrs experience) Minimum Education: Bachelor's Job Status: Full Time

A Georgetown professor explains how Martin Luther King Jr. 'has been severely whitewashed'

Michael Eric Dyson, professor of sociology at Georgetown University, and author of "Tears We Cannot Stop: A Sermon to White America," reveals what a lot of people get wrong about Martin Luther King Jr. Towards the end of King's life, he became more radical and eager to challenge the notion that America was a racially blind country. Show More Summary

'Alt-right' leader loses gym membership after confrontation

A leading figure in the "alt-right" movement had his gym membership revoked after a Georgetown University professor confronted him during a workout and called him a neo-Nazi. Professor C. Christine … Click to Continue »

Richard Spencer, Confronted Over Alt-Right Views, is Expelled From Gym

last monthNews : Newsweek: US

The white nationalist provocateur was confronted over his views by a Georgetown University professor who called him a “neo-Nazi.”

White nationalist Richard Spencer gets gym membership yanked after confrontation with professor

last monthNews : The Raw Story

An Alexandria, VA gym revoked “alt-right” leader Richard Spencer’s membership after Spencer was confronted by a Georgetown University professor “who recognized him and lambasted him” over his far-right, racist beliefs, said the Washington Post on Sunday. Spencer has...

GU licenses use of tyrosine kinase inhibitors for treatment of neurodegenerative diseases

(Georgetown University Medical Center) Georgetown University today announces it has exclusively licensed worldwide intellectual property (IP) rights to develop and commercialize uses of tyrosine kinase (TK) inhibitors for the treatment of neurodegenerative diseases to Axovant Sciences GmbH.

Georgetown University Licenses Use of Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitors for Treatment of Neurodegenerative Diseases

Georgetown University today announces it has exclusively licensed worldwide intellectual property (IP) rights to develop and commercialize uses of tyrosine kinase (TK) inhibitors for the treatment of neurodegenerative diseases to Axovant Sciences GmbH.

Always Eat Left Handed: An Irreverent Career Advice Book For Graduating Seniors, Career Optimizers And Millennials

This entertainingly irreverent book from Wall Street Journal bestselling author and occasional Georgetown University professor Rohit Bhargava filled is with brutally honest secrets of success no one has ever dared to tell you.

Number of mutations in a tumor varies by age and type of cancer

(Georgetown University Medical Center) A team of investigators led by researchers at Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center has found that the tumor mutation load, or TML, in a patient's cancer biopsy varied by age and the type of cancer, along with several other factors.

A counterintuitive finding that could benefit younger colorectal cancer patients

(Georgetown University Medical Center) Younger colon cancer patients appear to have more than three times as many mutations in their tumors as older patients, which could lead to more effective treatment decisions, say researchers at Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center.

Deficiencies in repair of DNA identified in many types of solid tumors

(Georgetown University Medical Center) A new investigation of more than 48,000 stored tumor samples finds evidence of a key deficiency in a repair mechanism designed to keep DNA from being mutated and causing cancer.

New WHO Director-General Should Reform Critical Laws for "Safer, Healthier, and Fairer World"

Reforms to a "trilogy" of global health laws are necessary to assure success and provide a critical roadmap for the World Health Organization's next director-general, say three Georgetown University legal and public health experts.

Unique Approach to Autism Screening Provides New, Effective Model for Latino Infants

Georgetown University Medical Center autism specialists working with Latino families in Washington, DC, have developed an effective screening program that identifies Latino infants who may be at risk for autism spectrum disorder (ASD), allowing the opportunity for early intervention.

Unique approach to autism screening provides new, effective model for Latino infants

(Georgetown University Medical Center) Georgetown University Medical Center autism specialists working with Latino families in Washington, DC, have developed an effective screening program that identifies Latino infants who may be at risk for autism spectrum disorder (ASD), allowing the opportunity for early intervention.

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