GUMC News

  • Kenneth Kellar, PhD
    As Schering Professor of Pharmacology, Kellar Brings Decades of Research Experience
    January 10, 2019

    Kenneth Kellar, PhD, chair of Georgetown’s pharmacology and physiology department, is the latest faculty member to hold the Schering Foundation Professorship in Pharmacology, which as the university's oldest endowed professorship has had a transformative impact on research.

  • A group of women, all members of the GBCA, stand together
    Giving Patients A Voice in Breast Cancer Research
    January 4, 2019

    The members of Georgetown Breast Cancer Advocates are all volunteers and breast cancer survivors who are committed to supporting and promoting breast cancer research.

  • Two people face each other and give a high five
    Movement for Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Program
    January 4, 2019

    The Movement for Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Program, first piloted by Georgetown University Medical Center and MedStar Georgetown University Hospital in November 2017, offers an innovative music and movement based course for patients with multiple sclerosis.

  • Lucille Adams-Cambell stands in a room surrounded by exercise equipment and patient monitoring equipment
    Adams-Campbell, Internationally Renowned Cancer Epidemiologist, Named a 2018 Washingtonian of the Year
    December 19, 2018

    Lucile Adams-Campbell, PhD, professor of oncology and associate director for minority health and health disparities research at Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, was named a 2018 Washingtonian of the Year by Washingtonian magazine for her accomplishments in combating health disparities in Washington, D.C.

  • A group of Ruesch Symposium leaders and awardees stand together in a group image
    Ruesch Center and OncLive Recognize Former VP Biden at the Luminary Awards
    December 9, 2018

    Former Vice President Joe Biden was among those who were recognized for improving the lives of patients with gastrointestinal cancer at the Second Annual Luminary Awards, hosted by the Ruesch Center for the Cure of Gastrointestinal Cancers and OncLive, which took place before the start of the Ninth Annual Ruesch Center Symposium.

  • Three women from Georgetown Women in Medicine stand side by side
    GWIM Honors 'Role Models' in Medicine
    December 9, 2018

    At their annual awards ceremony and reception, Georgetown Women in Medicine recognized women on the faculty at Georgetown University Medical Center for their accomplishments in mentoring, leadership and more.

  • A large group of workshop participants stands together for a group photo in Liberia
    Georgetown Team Finds Richness in Collaboration with Jesuit Clinic in Liberia
    December 7, 2018

    When a team from Georgetown’s School of Nursing & Health Studies conducted a three-day workshop for local midwives and health care workers in Caldwell, Liberia, they never anticipated the profoundly life-changing experience it would turn out to be.

  • Two scans show the improved capability of the Georgetown Center for Translational Imaging
    Center for Translational Imaging to Capitalize on Georgetown’s History and Expertise in Imaging Science
    December 7, 2018

    The new Center for Translational Imaging integrates complementary clinical and preclinical imaging research approaches that solidify Georgetown’s stature in magnetic resonance imaging.

  • A group of men and women are seated at a table in front of a crowd of people
    Experts and D.C. Residents Come Together for Breast Cancer Community Forum
    November 27, 2018

    District of Columbia residents from Wards 7 and 8 shared their stories, concerns and fears at Environment & Breast Cancer: Transforming Data Into Action, a community forum organized by Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center to explore the impacts of the environment on breast cancer in communities like these.

  • Head shot of Filipa Lynce, MD
    Lynce Receives Potter Award for Early Career Research
    November 21, 2018

    In recognition of her work to reduce the health disparities associated with race and socioeconomic status, Filipa Lynce, MD, a medical oncologist and associate professor of medicine at Georgetown Lombardi, received the John Potter Award, which honors the achievements of an early career researcher.