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2011-02-24 14:28:00

SILVER SPRING, Md., Feb. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration and Georgetown University Medical Center (GUMC) today announced a new partnership to stimulate innovation in regulatory science, ethics, education, and training. The partnership enhances the capabilities of both institutions to meet their common goal of improving public health. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click...

2011-02-10 13:00:00

ROCKVILLE, Md., Feb. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ariadne, a leader in bioinformatics software and knowledge integration, announces today that Georgetown University signed a site license for the use of Pathway Studio® software. In continuing its goal of adopting and applying innovative technologies, Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center will employ Pathway Studio to aid researchers in their efforts to unravel cancer disease biology, disease progression, and...

2011-01-11 09:00:00

School of Nursing & Health Studies to Offer Graduate-Level Nursing Specialties Online WASHINGTON, Jan. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Georgetown University School of Nursing & Health Studies, a part of Georgetown University Medical Center, today announced its creation of an online graduate nursing program. Graduates of the online program will receive a Georgetown University master's degree that includes the same academically rigorous, values-based curriculum as the on-campus...

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2010-12-13 10:20:00

In two separate studies, researchers at Georgetown University and the Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center have been able to create pancreatic cells and intestinal tissue from human stem cells, illustrating a pair of new uses for the potent, self-replicating building blocks. In the first study, researchers at the Georgetown University Medical Center (GUMC) report that they were able to create insulin-secreting pancreatic islet cells from testicular tissue. The achievement, which was...

2010-11-17 17:34:55

Researchers describe their scientific presentations for neuroscience 2010 Researchers from Georgetown University Medical Center's departments of neuroscience, pharmacology, physiology, biochemistry, molecular and cellular biology, and the interdisciplinary program of neuroscience will present more than 50 research abstracts at the 40th Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience Nov. 13th through the 17th in San Diego. Modulation of temporal relationships between default mode and...

2010-11-05 09:21:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 5, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- International Reputation Management President, Nino Kader and Georgetown University Professor of Sociology Dr. Christine Schiwietz discuss how and why everyone in America is becoming a "public" figure and what you can do to pro-actively protect your reputation. An enlightening and informative discussion of the new book - What: Public: The Race to Establish Your Identity Online Where: National Press...

2010-11-04 09:00:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 4, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This year marks the 40th anniversary of the founding of the Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, named for the legendary National Football League coach Vincent T. Lombardi. In honor of this milestone, Vincent T. Lombardi II, grandson of this beloved figure, will join friends and supporters at the annual Lombardi Gala, "Color the Cure," on Saturday, November 6, 2010, at the Washington Hilton, 1919 Connecticut Avenue NW....

2010-10-14 12:35:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Grupo Salinas, a group of dynamic, fast-growing and technologically advanced companies deeply committed to the modernization of the countries in which they operate, is pleased to announce the appointment of its Founder and Chairman Ricardo B. Salinas Pliego (www.ricardosalinas.com) to the Visitors Board of Georgetown University's School of Foreign Service. The Board of Visitors is composed of high-profile individuals who advise the Dean of the School of...

2010-09-29 13:00:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc. (TMS) announced today its launch of a Prius plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHV) demonstration program at Georgetown University. Two vehicles will be loaned to the university as part of a global plug-in hybrid study with TMS and the U.S. Department of Energy's Clean Cities Program managing the long-term evaluation of the vehicles. During the study, more than 150 PHVs are being delivered to demonstration program...

2010-09-02 12:29:29

Commentary calls for coordinated leadership at the highest levels to ensure America's position as a world leader in biomedical research Bold and coordinated leadership at the federal level is essential to create secure, long-term, sustainable biomedical research funding policies based on strategic priorities, say the authors of a commentary about America's fledgling biomedical research framework published in this week's The Journal of the American Medical Association. In "A New Research and...


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  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'
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