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  • Dr. Hakima Amri invited to deliver the Dean’s Distinguished Lecture at the Delaware State University

    Dr. Amri was invited to present two lectures in the Dean’s Distinguished Lecture Series. The first one on her Systems Cancer Biology work that emphasizes disease heterogeneity and early cancer detection using parsimony phylogenetics and titled: An Evolution-Based Approach to Early Cancer Detection: PHYLOMICS®. The second on her latest book about Greco-Arabic Medicine and the monumental Canon of Medicine of Avicenna. Dr. Amri describes how observations from ancient physicians such as Hippocrates, Galen, and Avicenna are still valid and explained in light of modern biomedicine. The title of her talk is From Hippocrates to Avicenna to Biomedicine: Is there a Missing Link?

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  • Dr. Danielsen appointed to AAMC Council of Faculty and Academic Societies

    Dr. Danielsen was recently appointed GUMC’s senior representative to the AAMC Council of Faculty and Academic Societies (CFAS). This new council gives a strong voice to all faculty, junior and senior. With 241 attendees, the first ever CFAS spring meeting in Nashville sent a strong signal about this constituency’s hunger for engagement and input into the forces transforming academic medicine. Attendees alternated between hearing from inspiring thought leaders and working sessions to help shape CFAS priorities. AAMC had a record 17 staff on hand to hear from these new voices and lay the foundation for bi-directional communication. Dr Danielsen commented that CFAS is a fantastic opportunity for Georgetown to help shape the national priorities of the AAMC and thus the course of transformation of academic medicine in the U.S.

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  • Dr. Preuss' New Book on Obesity and Recent Lectures

    The second edition of the book, “Obesity. Epidemiology, Pathophysiology and Prevention,” co-authored by Dr. Harry Preuss was released recently.

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  • Djakiew publishes book chapter on p75NTR in prostate cancer

    Professor Djakiew has published a book chapter D. Djakiew (2011) NSAID Induction of p75NTR in the Prostate: A Suppressor of Growth and Cell Migration Via the p38 MAPK Pathway – In “Prostate Cancer: Original Investigation and Case Studies”, p23-44, ISBN 979-953-307-628-6.

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  • Edwards Lab wins Applied Physics Lab publication award

    The Edwards lab and collaborators win a Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory 2010 publication award for an Outstanding Development Paper in an Externally Refereed Journal Publication pu

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  • New Edwards Lab publication in Molecular & Cellular Proteomics

    X. Liu, Y. Inbar, P. Dorrestein, C. Wynne, N. Edwards, P. Souda, J. Whitelegge, V. Bafna, and P. Pevzner. "Deconvolution and Database Search of Complex Tandem Mass Spectra of Intact Proteins." Molec

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  • New Jones Lab publication in Immunology Letters

    Jessica M. Jones, Anamika Bhattacharyya, Carrie Simkus, Brice Vallieres, Timothy D. Veenstra, and Ming Zhou. "The RAG1 V(D)J recombinase/ubiquitin ligase promotes ubiquitylation of acetylated, phospho

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  • Congratulations on successful Ph.D. thesis defense

    Congratulations to Laurent Tillement and Daniel Martinez on successful Ph.D. thesis defenses. Posted January 26, 2011 by Elliott Crooke.

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  • Congratulations on successful Ph.D. thesis defense

    The department wishes to congratulate Shehla Wynne on the recent successful defense of her thesis work, "Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs Inhibit Prostate Cancer Cell Migration via Induction of p

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  • Dr. Djakiew to present in Pharmacology Research Rounds

    Daniel Djakiew, Ph.D. will present next Friday March 4th at 12 noon the Research Rounds in the Department of Pharmacology.

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