Nearly 200 men, representing the highest rungs of Washington's corporate, sports and social communities, gathered at the 19th annual Men's Event to support cancer research at Georgetown Lombardi.

Tracy's Kids, an artistic space at Georgetown Lombardi devoted to children and young adults affected by cancer, has helped thousands of patients and families during the cancer recovery process through painting, drawing, pottery and more.

School of Medicine students have opportunities to express themselves and make personal connections with patients through Arts & Medicine, a group that aims to enhance patient care and medical education through the arts and creative programming.

Researchers at GUMC are studying the neurological dominance of music, the power of creativity and the perception of beauty to develop a better understanding of the brain and treat conditions like aphasia.
 



The Spring/Summer 2018 issue of Georgetown Medicine magazine features stories about faculty, researchers, students and alumni who are making connections between art and medicine. Learn more here.

The Office of Diversity and Inclusion is seeking personal essays, poems and reflections about identity for  Cura Conversations, a new initiative that celebrates diversity through written works. Learn more and submit your writing  here by July 11 at 5:00 p.m. 

With support from University Information Services (UIS), the GUMC Office of Research Development Services (RDS) recently redesigned and relaunched their website. RDS assists PIs in identifying sponsored research funding opportunities and developing proposals and application packages in accordance with sponsor and university requirements. To learn about funding opportunities, the proposal process and more, visit  here.

 



The Washington Post Polio virus treatment increased survival in patients with deadly brain tumors, study shows with Deepa Subramaniam, June 26, 2018

Bottom Line Vagus Nerve Stimulation Can Treat Migraines, Depression and More with James Giordano, June 25, 2018


The Cancer Letter Marc Lippman, breast cancer expert, returns to Georgetown Lombardi with Marc Lippman, June 22, 2018

Fortune Tuberculosis Vaccine Could Reverse Type 1 Diabetes, Study Shows with Joseph Bellanti, June 21, 2018

Medscape Women Happier With Autologous Breast Reconstruction with David Song, June 20, 2018


Nature Controversial alcohol study cancelled by US health agency with Adriane Fugh-Berman, June 15, 2018

The New York Times One in Three Women Undergoing Breast Reconstruction Have Complications with David Song, June 20, 2018

Wired The End of Dyslexia with Guinevere Eden, June 18, 2018

The Hill Zero tolerance policy stirs fears in health community with Ranit Mishori, June 18, 2018


The New York Times Major Study of Drinking Will Be Shut Down with Adriane Fugh-Berman, June 15, 2018


AllAfrica Kenya: First Lady Secures Support for Beyond Zero in Us with Mark Dybul, June 14, 2018

Houston Chronicle Activities, life choices can help keep memory sharp with Scott Turner, June 15, 2018

WTOP Ovechkin, Leonsis show off the healing power of the Stanley Cup with Georgetown Lombardi, June 15, 2018

 




A team of scientists led by Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center researchers have published a study validating that a new test could be key to reducing the cost of caring for patients with bladder cancer while simultaneously relieving some patients of unnecessary treatment.

 




University Professor Lawrence O. Gostin, the faculty director of the O'Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law at Georgetown Law, outlined some of the U.S. policies and recent developments threatening public health at a two-day conference on "Addressing the Politicization of U.S. Health Care and Public Health Services," sponsored by the O'Neill Institute.

 





Tuesday, July 10
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Dahlgren Memorial Library, Biomedical Academic Computing Center (lower level)

Join DML for a discussion of the definition and different models of open access, open access government support and mandates, and open access authorship. Register here.

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Wednesday, July 11
4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Harris Building
3300 Whitehaven Street, NW, Suite 4100

Snacks will be served. Attendees may also participate via  Zoom. Email  survivorship@georgetown.edu to
 RSVP.

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Thursday, July 12
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Medical-Dental Building, SW107

This workshop will discuss how culture, race, ethnicity, language, unconscious bias and stereotyping affect health care. RSVP here

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Tuesday, July 10
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Medical-Dental Building, SW 107

A safe zone or safe space is a confidential place where all people can bring their authentic selves and feel safe, welcome and included. Safe Zone 101 will offer an introduction to the LGBTQ+ community covering gender expression and identity, sexual orientation and LGBTQ+ terminology. RSVP here.

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Wednesday, July 11
5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Medical-Dental Building, NE 201C

This workshop will discuss how race, ethnicity and other aspects of one's identity affect their lives. It will also set the stage for future workshops by establishing a common language around identity and inclusion. RSVP here.

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Friday, July 13
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Medical-Dental Building, SW107

Safe Zone 201 will review best workplace/classroom initiatives to build an inclusive environment for the LGBTQ+ community. Learn more and RSVP here .

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