Post Tagged with: "research"

Student Wins Award for Cancer Research

David Solomon (MED ’12) gained national recognition for his research on the genetics of cancer last Friday when he won the Harold M. Weintraub Graduate Student Award. The award, which is sponsored by the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle, Wash., recognizes achievement in the study of biology. Solomon and 12[Read More…]

by March 16, 2012 0 comments News

Medical Center Receives Grant

Georgetown University Medical Center received $28.9 million in federal research grants between early 2009 and September 2010, GUMC said in a statement released Tuesday. The funds have been allocated among 35 scientists and physicians representing various fields of study, including pharmacology, oncology, neuroscience and others and will help to remedy[Read More…]

by April 7, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News

Capital Campaign Spurs Emphasis on Research

With a $350 million capital campaign for faculty excellence in the works and a new science building on the horizon, the university’s evolving role as a research institution is becoming more vital than ever before. “The mission of a research university is both to create new knowledge — research —[Read More…]

by February 18, 2011 0 comments News

Research Initiative Offers Fellowship

Despite fluctuating participation rates, members’ enthusiasm for the Carroll Fellows Initiative is strong. The program was created in 1997 after a survey from the early ’90s showed that Georgetown students identified themselves as partying harder and studying less than students at comparable universities. Administrators rushed to find a solution, prompting professor John Glavin (COL[Read More…]

by October 2, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Hilltop Boasts 16 Fulbrights

Fifteen alumni and one recent Law Center graduate will venture to points around the globe in the next nine months after receiving the prestigious Fulbright award, according to a Sept. 15 university press release. The Fulbright Program, which is sponsored by the U.S. government and run through the State Department,[Read More…]

by September 21, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Medical Center Researchers Receive Two Pilot Grants

The Jess and Mildred Fisher Center for Familial Cancer Research recently awarded two $20,000 pilot grants for research on cancer to Georgetown University Medical Center professors Peter Shields and Mitchell Jung. The grants are designed to fund innovative but basic science, clinical, epidemiological or behavioral research projects that epitomize the[Read More…]

by September 17, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News