Compound in Chocolate, Grapes Impacts Alzheimer's Disease Biomarker
September 14, 2015
Georgetown researchers find that a biomarker that declines when Alzheimer's disease progresses was stabilized in people who took a purified form of a compound found in red grapes, raspberries, dark chocolate and some red wines.
Georgetown, Howard Universities Receive $27M Award for Clinical Research
September 3, 2015
A large clinical research program led by Georgetown and Howard universities receives a $27 million grant from the National Institutes of Health .
Georgetown Scientist Receives Innovation Grant for Pediatric Cancer Research
September 2, 2015
A grant from Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF) will support the groundbreaking pediatric cancer research of Dr. Todd Waldman, a professor of oncology at Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center.
Papal Visit Spurs Georgetown Events, Scholarly Commentary
September 1, 2015
Georgetown marks the first visit of Pope Francis to the United States with activities and events while scholars share their expertise on the pontiff, his visit and the future of the papacy.
Georgetown Cancer and Aging Study Funded by $6.4 Million NCI Grant
August 24, 2015
A $6.4 million National Cancer Institute (NCI) goes to Georgetown Lombardi scientist Dr. Jeanne Mandelblatt to conduct population science research involving older cohorts of breast cancer survivors.
Study: Brain Sees Pictures After Learning New Words
August 21, 2015
The brain sees words as pictures instead of as a group of letters needing to be processed, according to a Georgetown Medical Center study published in the Journal of Neuroscience.
New Report Shows 'Good' Jobs for College Graduates Are Back
August 17, 2015
Georgetown's Center on Education and the Workforce releases a report showing that "good jobs" for college graduates – those that pay over $53,000 and include benefits – are on the rise.
Advanced Treatment, Prevention Key As Melanoma on the Rise
August 4, 2015
Georgetown physicians and scientists say rising use of tanning beds has steadily increased incidences of melanoma over the past 40 to 50 years, but targeted molecular therapy and immunotherapy play a big role in increasing survival rates.
Georgetown, Other Jesuit Law Schools Release Asylum Seekers Report
July 16, 2015
Georgetown Law and a dozen other Jesuit law schools partner with the Jesuit Refugee Service on a report addressing the plight of child migrants and their families.
Can Facial Plastic Surgery Make You More Likeable?
July 14, 2015
Research by a team at Georgetown's School of Medicine find that women who have facial rejuvenation surgery are perceived as having greater social skills and are more likeable, attractive and feminine.