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.
Neurology Department Chair to Serve as Medical Center EVP
May 29, 2015
Dr. Edward Healton, whose entire career has involved both academic medical centers and community-based settings, will serve as executive vice president at Georgetown University Medical Center for the next two years.
Finance Professor Examines the Use of Bitcoin
April 14, 2015
James Angel, associate professor of finance in the McDonough School of Business (MSB) examines the use, relevance and ethical considerations of Bitcoin digital currency.
Georgetown to Study Glacial Floods in Iceland with NSF Grant
January 7, 2015
Researchers from Georgetown will travel to Iceland to study the effects of a glacial outburst flood with a National Science Foundation grant.
Survey: Thanksgiving Sales Not Likely To Get New Customers
November 21, 2014
Businesses should not expect that their special sales in honor of Thanksgiving will attract new customers, according to a Georgetown Institute for Consumer Research survey.