Mechanical Brain Clot Removal: No Advantage Over Standard Care
March 6, 2013
In a study published in the New England Journal of Medicine, Georgetown Medical Center researchers find that removing blood clots from stroke victims' brains works no better than administering standard medications.
New Kind of Stem Cell Spurs Regenerative Medicine Research
January 30, 2013
Georgetown's Dr. Richard Schlegel and his research team create powerful stem-like cells that could one day make regenerative medicine a reality.
Dietary Glucose May Drive Tumor Growth in Animal Models
January 16, 2013
An animal study conducted by researchers at Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center raises questions about the consequences of glucose on increased activity of an oncogene that drives tumor growth.
Secularism Necessary for Religious Freedom, Professor Says
December 7, 2012
Jacques Berlinerblau says secularism is “the most misunderstood and mangled ‘ism’ in the American political lexicon.”
This is Your Brain on Music: Researchers Discover Two-Part Process
October 17, 2012
Georgetown scientists have discovered that one part of the brain is involved in learning a new musical sequence while another part recalls the tune after it’s learned.
New Study: How People Move Affects Their Hearing
October 16, 2012
A new Georgetown study finds that motor skills and perception are linked, providing a new understanding of what the left and right brain hemispheres can "hear."
Georgetown Opens Community-Based Office to Study Health Disparities
October 11, 2012
Georgetown’s medical center marked the opening today of a new community-based office designed to research and reduce cancer disparities among minority and underserved communities in the nation’s capital.
High-fat Diets in Pregnant Animals Influence Breast Cancer Risk in Multiple Generations
September 11, 2012
Georgetown researchers have demonstrated in animals that maternal dietary exposure during pregnancy to a high-fat diet or excess estrogen can increase breast cancer risk in multiple generations of female offspring.
New Science Center Opens
August 29, 2012
Georgetown's new science center – Regents Hall – has opened its doors to the university community.
Video Exercise Helps Overweight, Obese Teenagers Lose Weight
August 28, 2012
The first study demonstrating weight loss from video games that require physical activity has been published online in the journal Obesity by a Georgetown team comprising Amanda Staiano (G’09, G’10), psychology professor Sandra Calvert and Dr. Anisha Abraham.