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2011-01-11 09:00:00

School of Nursing & Health Studies to Offer Graduate-Level Nursing Specialties Online WASHINGTON, Jan.

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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.

2010-11-17 17:34:55

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

2010-09-02 12:29:29

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.

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2010-08-26 10:38:28

Scientists at Georgetown University, the National Aquarium and the University of Queensland are the first to extract DNA from dolphin blow (breath exhalations).

2010-07-14 10:45:00

Center to be named Georgetown-Howard Universities Center for Clinical & Translational Science WASHINGTON, July 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In support of a critical partnership between Georgetown University Medical Center and Howard University, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded a $38 million Clinical and Translational Sciences Award to aid the universities' effort to transform health care and preventive practices in communities through medical discoveries made in...


Word of the Day
prosopography
  • a study of the individuals in a group of people within a specific context and their relationships.
  • In rhetoric, the description of any one's personal appearance.
The word 'prosopography' comes from a Latin word meaning 'description of a person’s appearance' from Greek roots meaning 'face' or 'person' and 'writing'.