Senior Deepens Research Experience at World Health Organization
October 5, 2016
Senior international health major Ogechi Nwodim (NHS’17) uses her clinical and public health knowledge to conduct research at the World Health Organization office in the Philippines this fall.
Nobel Prize-Winning Science is Key to Georgetown Neurotherapeutic Research
October 3, 2016
Nobel Prize-winning science is key to research led by Georgetown's Dr. Charbel Moussa as he and his colleagues examine ways to develop therapeutics to treat neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases.
Resveratrol Appears to Restore Blood-Brain Barrier Integrity in Alzheimer’s Patients
September 29, 2016
Georgetown Medical Center researchers find that Resveratrol, when given to Alzheimer’s patients, appears to restore the integrity of the blood-brain barrier – reducing the neuronal inflammation that can slow cognitive decline.
International Health Senior Conducts Research in Ghana
September 28, 2016
International health major Jack Sardinia (NHS’17) spends the fall semester researching the impact of socioeconomic factors and technology on health as he works in a research clinic in rural Ghana.
Physics Professor Joins Research Team for Major 3D Printing Project
September 26, 2016
Physics professor Peter Olmsted and a team of researchers led by Johns Hopkins University and the National Institute of Standards and Technology receive $1.6 million to fund a major research project to study the properties of polymers used in 3D printing.
Georgetown's Disability Studies Cluster Spans Disciplines
September 20, 2016
The Georgetown University Disabilities Studies Course Cluster critically analyzes the concept of disability across different cultures, time periods and academic disciplines.
University Begins Series on Condition of African American D.C. Residents
September 16, 2016
An event yesterday in the Wilson building brought together key stakeholders from District health agencies, the District of Columbia City Council, community health providers and health care professionals, is the first of a Georgetown series called The State of African Americans in DC.
Georgetown Shares Slavery, Memory, and Reconciliation Report, Racial Justice Steps
September 1, 2016
Georgetown University President John J. DeGioia announces next steps in the university’s ongoing process to acknowledge and respond to its historical ties to the institution of slavery.
‘Facebook’ for Early Modern Lit Finds Relationships Among Authors
August 29, 2016
Six Degrees of Francis Bacon, a kind of Facebook mapping the British early modern social network, is the brainchild of Georgetown English professor Daniel Shore and scholars at Carnegie Mellon University.
NEH Funds Professor’s Book Project on Anti-Racist Anthropologist
August 29, 2016
Charles King, a professor at Georgetown’s School of Foreign Service and chair of the Department of Government, receives an NEH grant for a book project on the work of a group of early 20th-century social scientists and their fight against racism and other forms of prejudice.