Georgetown University Medical Center

The Georgetown University Medical Center, (GUMD) located in Washington DC is comprised of the School of Medicine, School of Nursing and Heath Sciences, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Biomedical Graduate Research Organization and Georgetown University Hospital. The School of Medicine was founded in 1851. Today, GUMD is a physician , nursing, health professionals institute for education, training, research and patient care. GUMD is rated high for academics and the hospital receives acclaim for patient care. GUMD's Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center is only cancer treatment center in Washington D.C. Certified by the National Cancer Institute.

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APP -- Good, bad or both?

New data about amyloid precursor protein, or APP, a protein implicated in development of Alzheimer's disease, suggests it also may have a positive role -- directly affecting learning and memory during brain development. So ...

dateOct 18, 2009 in Neuroscience
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Cardiovascular fitness not affected by cancer treatment

The cardiovascular fitness level of cancer survivors is not affected by many standard cancer therapies, say researchers from Georgetown University Medical Cancer. That is the finding of a new observational study to be presented ...

dateMay 28, 2009 in Cancer
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