News Stories of Note

Top news stories featuring Georgetown University in research, innovation, and commercialization. When these noteworthy stories make the headlines, they will be presented here.

Drs. Fernando Pagan and Charbel E.H. Moussa: Phase II Clinical Trial of Nilotinib for Parkinson’s Disease (02/27/17)

Dr. Kathryn Taylor: Telephone Counseling for Smoking Cessation (02/14/17)
Dr. Rebecca Simmons: First Ever Real-Time Efficacy Study on Fertility App Launched (02/07/17)

Dr. Leena Hilakivi-Clarke: Soy and Breast Cancer Treatment (02/01/17)

Dr. Xuefeng Liu: Conditional Reprogramming of Cells (01/26/17)

Georgetown University and Amarantus Bioscience Holdings Sign Exclusive Option Agreement — Jan. 15, 2015

NPR Article on Dr. Richard Schlegel’s work on cervical cancer treatment — Jan. 7, 2015

Georgetown Biology professor named D.C. Professor of the Year (Georgetown News)

Researcher Debunks Alzheimer’s Prevailing Development Theory (Georgetown Research News)

Georgetown Inventors Howard Federoff and Massimo Fiandaca Featured for New Technology Predicting Alzheimer’s and Dementia

Congratulations to Dr. Ken Kellar (Recipent of the 2015 Langley Award from the Society for Research in Nicotine and Tobacco (SRNT)

Congratulations to our Georgetown Inventors Inducted into the National Academy of Inventors (NAI)

Avon Foundation, Center for Advancing Innovation, NIH & NCI creates partnership for Breast Cancer Startup Challenge

Georgetown Awards HPV Vaccine Researcher Dr. Richard Schlegel

Georgetown Technology Based on Vegetable Compounds Featured on ScienceDaily (Oct. 16, 2013)

Georgetown Therapeutic Technology Featured on Forbes and FOX News (May 15, 2013)

Georgetown Molecular Biologist’s Work Mentioned in the Economist magazine (Aug. 17, 2012)

Lombardi Cancer Center Faculty Named Outstanding Faculty Entrepreneur in Medical Science (May 11, 2012)

Potential Cancer Tool Rights Licensed to Biotech Company (Feb. 3, 2012)

Other major press releases, announcements are located here.