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2014-06-03 12:39:35

WASHINGTON, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Physician researchers from Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, in Washington, D.C., and John Theurer Cancer Center (JTCC) in Hackensack, New Jersey, announce today the formation of the Regional Immunotherapy Discovery Program. The Regional Immunotherapy Discovery Program will accelerate discovery and implementation of a new immunotherapy approach, which combines the full potential of two potent strategies currently...

2014-05-20 08:33:48

WASHINGTON, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Young people from Baltimore to Richmond impacted by Huntington Disease -- a hereditary, progressively degenerative brain disorder that leads to death and has no cure -- now have easy access to a broad range of support services, thanks to a pioneering international partnership spearheaded by the Huntington Disease Care, Education and Research Center at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital. Photo -...

2014-04-23 08:32:23

WASHINGTON, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The only comprehensive, multidisciplinary center in Washington, D.C., that focuses on care, education and research for Huntington's Disease, a hereditary, progressively degenerative brain disorder that has no cure, has added a clinic in Maryland and is opening another in Virginia. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140422/77314 Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140422/77315 A joint effort that Georgetown University...

2014-03-10 08:30:20

NEW YORK, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Management Health Solutions (MHS) has partnered with MedStar Georgetown University Hospital to utilize its OptIC(TM) Inventory Service. The implementation of the OptIC Inventory Service will enhance visibility and accountability in the hospital's supply chain. MHS' comprehensive technology and specialty services platform will help MedStar Georgetown realize significant, recurring, hard-dollar, P&L savings on their supply spend. With...

2012-05-21 12:34:51

Georgetown doctors test milk thistle to counter amanitin toxins in the liver On September 12, 2011, a Springfield, Virginia man arrived at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital (MGUH) in the early stages of liver failure. The man had mistakenly eaten poisonous mushrooms, handpicked from his yard. He would be the first of four patients in the course of two weeks to seek treatment at MGUH for mushroom (amanitin) poisoning. Their clinical course, management, and outcomes were presented today...


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