Poll: Large Majority of Americans Support Climate Change Action
June 25, 2013
A new poll from the Georgetown Climate Center indicates that nearly all Americans, regardless of political beliefs, support efforts to combat climate change.
Brain Regions for Empathy Less Active in Youths with Psychopathic Traits
June 20, 2013
Psychology professor Abigail Marsh finds that young people with psychopathic traits have less activity in regions of the brain associated with empathy.
Georgetown Researchers Discover Two Forms of Gulf War Illness
June 14, 2013
A new study by Georgetown researchers suggests there are two distinct forms of Gulf War Illness.
Genetic Component of Tanning Bed Addiction to Be Explored
June 6, 2013
A study to be led by a Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center oncology professor will explore whether tanning bed addiction has genetic determinants.
Study Will Lead to Human Trial of Cancer Drug to Prevent Parkinson's
May 30, 2013
A Georgetown study in animals finds that small doses of a leukemia drug halt the production of harmful brain proteins that are linked to Parkinson's and other brain degenerative diseases.
Study in Animals Supports the Use of Acupuncture for Stress
May 10, 2013
NSF Fellowships go to Neuroscience Graduate Students, Two Alumni
April 16, 2013
The National Science Foundation awards two current Georgetown students and two alumni with 2013 graduate fellowships for research in neuroscience, HIV and biological behavior and development.
Brain Anomaly Explains Some Autistics’ Difficulty Recognizing Faces
April 4, 2013
Georgetown neuroscientists find an anomaly in the brain that explains why some people with autism have difficulty recognizing faces, according to a study published in the journal NeuroImage: Clinical.
Center to Drive Georgetown Discoveries in Cellular Reprogramming
March 27, 2013
The Georgetown University Medical Center has launched the collaborative Center for Cellular Reprogramming, designed to promote research and education on conditionally reprogrammed cells, which may revolutionize personalized medicine.
First Physical Evidence of Gulf War Illness Discovered in Veterans' Brains
March 20, 2013