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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Bats use both sides of brain to listen—just like humans

Researchers from Georgetown University Medical Center and American University have shown that, like humans, mustached bats use the left and right sides of their brains to process different aspects of sounds. Aside from humans, ...

Balancing scientific freedom and national security

The U.S. government's request that the journals Science and Nature withhold scientific information related to the genetically modified H5N1 virus because of biosecurity concerns does not violate the First Amendment, say two ...

Bat brains parse sounds for multitasking

Imagine listening to music while carrying on a conversation with friends. This type of multi-tasking is fairly easy to do, right? That's because our brains efficiently and effectively separate the auditory signals – ...

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