Georgetown University Medical Center

The Georgetown University Medical Center, (GUMD) located in Washington DC is comprised of the School of Medicine, School of Nursing and Heath Sciences, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Biomedical Graduate Research Organization and Georgetown University Hospital. The School of Medicine was founded in 1851. Today, GUMD is a physician , nursing, health professionals institute for education, training, research and patient care. GUMD is rated high for academics and the hospital receives acclaim for patient care. GUMD's Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center is only cancer treatment center in Washington D.C. Certified by the National Cancer Institute.

Address
Office of Public Affairs
Box 571240
Healy Hall 206
Washington, DC 20057-1240
E-mail
fr47@georgetown.edu
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'Achilles heel' of pancreatic cancer identified

A research team at Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center reports that inhibiting a single protein completely shuts down growth of pancreatic cancer, a highly lethal disease with no effective therapy.

May 01, 2014
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What bat brains might tell us about human brains

Could a new finding in bats help unlock a mystery about the human brain? Likely so, say researchers at Georgetown University Medical Center who have shown that a small region within the amygdala, an almond-shaped structure ...

Mar 04, 2014
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