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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...

2010-06-24 07:20:00

HILLSIDE, N.J., June 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Students on two separate continents, almost 7,000 miles apart, now study together live via high-definition (HD), immersive Polycom (Nasdaq: PLCM) telepresence suites managed by Glowpoint (OTC Bulletin Board: GLOW), a carrier-grade provider of managed services for telepresence and video conferencing. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100420/GLOWPOINTLOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100420/GLOWPOINTLOGO) Georgetown...

2010-06-22 11:46:00

Panel discussion with Georgetown experts to address biotechnology, science, policy and ethical issues WASHINGTON, June 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Earlier this week, the National Institutes of Health and the Food and Drug Administration outlined a "path" to accelerate and help ensure the safety of personalized medicine -- treatments tailored to match a person's genetic make-up.

2010-05-28 15:58:00

WASHINGTON, May 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two iconic Washington institutions, Georgetown University and the National Press Club, today announced they have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) under which Press Club members can enroll and receive a scholarship to take classes at the University's School of Continuing Studies. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080917/NPCLOGO) "We are delighted to have this agreement with a prestigious university like Georgetown," said NPC...


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  • One of a pair of round metal cymbals attached to the fingers and struck together for rhythm and percussion in belly dancing.
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