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2010-02-12 09:03:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center hosts a symposium exploring the future of cancer research on Feb. 17th at Georgetown University Medical Center (GUMC). Sponsored by the Ruesch Center for the Cure of Gastrointestinal Cancers, the two-part symposium, "Fighting a Smarter War Against Cancer: Personalized Medicine & the Cure for Cancer," will offer a focus on personalized medicine by bringing together experts in academia,...

2010-01-27 09:30:00

CONVENTIONAL MEDICINE EXAMINED WASHINGTON, Jan. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Georgetown University Medical Center (GUMC) is inviting Washington-area residents to find out what it takes to become a doctor--minus the long hours and late nights. Georgetown's eight-week Spring 2010 Mini-Medical School Program, open to the public and members of the media, begins Tuesday, March 9, 2010. The GUMC Mini-Medical School, in its 13th year, follows the traditional disciplines that medical students...

2009-11-05 11:22:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- It's not very uncommon for a fundraising event to raffle a luxury car, but the Lexus being raffled Saturday night at the 23rd annual Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center Gala has a story behind it that exemplifies the drive to survive. In October of 2006, Suseel Kanagaratnam was diagnosed with stage IV colorectal cancer and he would begin a fight for his life. Stage IV means the cancer had spread to other organs internally leaving Suseel with a...

2009-06-08 17:04:00

Students, faculty and families pay tribute at anatomical Donor Mass WASHINGTON, June 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Georgetown University's School of Medicine held a special interfaith ceremony to honor the 54 men and women who donated their bodies to medical science during the last two years. The yearly Donor Mass celebrated on Georgetown's campus, was attended by nearly 150 family members and friends of loved ones who chose to make this unique gift in order to further medical education and...

2009-05-21 07:45:00

Film Based on Gallup Poll Dispels Stereotypes, Reveals Muslim Views on Gender, Terrorism and Democracy WASHINGTON, May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Inside Islam: What a Billion Muslims Really Think, a new documentary film from Unity Productions Foundation, explores the results of the Gallup Organization's first-of-its-kind opinion poll on the entire Muslim world. One day before President Obama's long-awaited Cairo speech, this hour-long documentary will premiere at Georgetown UniversityWednesday, June...

2009-05-07 07:22:00

Side-by-Side Analysis Displays Significant Differences in Guidance WASHINGTON, May 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A side-by-side analysis of a variety of produce safety standards shows significant variations in guidance given fruit and vegetable growers in what steps they need to take to minimize microbial contamination in light of the lack of federal rules. Since the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued its voluntary produce safety guidance 11 years ago, a number of organizations...

2009-04-21 23:48:00

Georgetown University continues to follow her treacherous sister Notre Dame, honors Biden with award, pro-lifers to protest. WASHINGTON, April 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Georgetown University continues to follow her treacherous sister Notre Dame, honors Biden with award, pro-lifers to protest. On Wednesday, April 22, starting at 10 a.m., DC area Pro-life leaders and activists will protest at Georgetown Law Center, McDonough Hall, 600 New Jersey Ave. NW, Washington, DC. The pro-lifers...

2009-04-20 09:00:00

WASHINGTON, April 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Georgetown University Medical Center and the Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center announce the recruitment of one of the world's most respected cancer researchers, V. Craig Jordan, OBE, PhD, DSc,. Jordan joins Lombardi in July as scientific director for the cancer center and vice chairman of the department of oncology. Jordan's scientific leadership is recognized the world over. He brings an unparalleled focus to the excellent breast...

2009-04-15 11:35:00

- Thousands View the Speech Live Online in Crisp, TV-Like Quality and Many More will Watch the Recorded Broadcast - POMPANO BEACH, Fla., April 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Onstream Media Corporation (Nasdaq: ONSM), an online service provider of live and on-demand Internet video, today announced that Georgetown Universitywebcast President Barack Obama's "A New Foundation for America" speech utilizing Onstream Media's iEncode, a subscription based, on-site webcasting service. The event which...

2009-04-14 07:00:00

Robert Eisenberg Becomes Director of E-Discovery Strategic Services WASHINGTON, April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- LDiscovery today announced the addition of Robert A. Eisenberg as Director of E-discovery Strategic Services in Washington D.C. Robert is a founding co-chair of Georgetown University Law Center's Advanced E-discovery Institute -- the only permanent institute of its kind in the country. Mr. Eisenberg's focus at LDiscovery combines the full defensibility of the e-discovery process with...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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