Science Market Update

Over $4.8M in NIH Grants Awarded to Georgetown Cancer Research

Posted by Robert Larkin on Fri, Apr 10, 2015

Georgetown University has recently received funding from the National Institutes of Health in order to advance cancer research, including breakthrough research on cancer cells' behavior and the "Hippo" pathway at the Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center.

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Showcase Your Scientific Equipment at Georgetown Event: Space Limited

Posted by Amanda Caudill on Mon, Feb 03, 2014

Increasing research product sales and selling scientific equipment at Georgetown University is made easy by exhibiting with Biotechnology Calendar, Inc. The best way to boost your vendor show sales is to register for marketing events with one of the most established names in the life science marketing business: Biotechnology Calendar, Inc. has been organizing lab product expos at top-funded research marketplaces for over twenty years. Spaces for our Georgetown Event are limited, however, so make sure to register for this event soon. Currently, we have 9 spaces left.

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Researchers: Attend Georgetown Life Science Event

Posted by Jennifer Nieuwkerk on Tue, Jan 14, 2014

If you are a researcher searching for ways to spend time away from the lab and meet other researchers in Washington, D.C., our Georgetown University life science event is the perfect opportunity for you to meet researchers and other industry professionals while learning about the latest life science solutions available on the market. Biotechnology Calendar, Inc.’s Georgetown BioResearch Product Faire™ Event will take place on March 13th, 2014. Last year, this event attracted 122 attendees.

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$6.4M in Life Science Research Funding Awarded to Georgetown

Posted by Jennifer Nieuwkerk on Fri, Nov 29, 2013

Lab suppliers interested in taking advantage of life science marketing opportunities at universities with a wealth of life science research funding may be interested in the latest NIH funding awarded to Georgetown University. The NIH awarded Georgetown University $6.4 million this year for its department of internal medicine. The funding organization within the NIH was the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences.

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$2.8M in Life Science Funding Awarded to Georgetown University

Posted by Jennifer Nieuwkerk on Wed, Oct 16, 2013

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Georgetown University Lombardi Cancer Center Receives $1.4M

Posted by Jennifer Nieuwkerk on Mon, Sep 09, 2013

“Lombardi's mission is to prevent, treat and cure cancers, through cutting-edge research, expert and compassionate patient care, education of future cancer specialists, and service to the community,” says the Georgetown University Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center funding application and project abstract listed on NIH RePORTER. The Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center was recently awarded $1.4 million this year. “Lombardi is the only NCI-designated cancer center in the nation's capital and in the Washington metropolitan area. The District of Columbia has among the highest cancer mortality rates in the country. Thus, there is a clear need for an NCI-designated comprehensive cancer center that can bring a targeted, evidence-based strategy to cancer care and prevention to help improve the health of the community's residents.”

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Georgetown Study Find Pre-Diabetes High in Alzheimer’s Cases

Posted by Jennifer Nieuwkerk on Fri, Aug 23, 2013

Researchers at Georgetown University conducted a study that suggests that undiagnosed pre-diabetes occurs at higher rate than was previously thought in people with Alzheimer’s disease. Dr. R. Scott Turner, director of the Georgetown University Medical Center’s Memory Disorders Program, brought people into the study who had mild to moderate Alzheimer’s disease so that he could investigate resveratrol, a compound found in red grapes and red wine. Resveratrol is thought to mimic the effects of a low calorie diet. When the study began, Dr. Turner said he was shocked by how many of the study’s participants had pre-diabetes.

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Georgetown Study: Probiotics May Protect Premature Babies

Posted by Jennifer Nieuwkerk on Tue, Aug 20, 2013

A Georgetown University study published in the journal JAMA Pediatrics says that there is a great deal of evidence that suggests that probiotics should be used to protect prematurely born infants from a dangerous and often deadly disease. Dr. Dan Merenstein of Georgetown University was the study’s senior author. The nearly half-million babies born prematurely every year in the U.S. are at risk of developing necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC), which affects the gastrointestinal tract by infecting it and destroying the bowel. According to the Georgetown website, the Georgetown University researchers believe that probiotics, a useful bacteria type, can help protect the intestinal tract and should be used with all premature babies with NEC.

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Georgetown Vaccine Cuts HPV Infections in Half

Posted by Jennifer Nieuwkerk on Mon, Jul 29, 2013

Science researchers at Georgetown University recently published a study in the Journal of Infectious Diseases that shows that the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine a Georgetown University doctor helped to invent has lead to the number of infections among teenage girls across the United States being cut in half. According to a Georgetown University news article, the vaccine was created to treat and get rid of two forms of the HPV virus, which results in most cervical cancer cases nationwide, along with head and neck cancer, anal cancer and penile cancer.

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Georgetown Study Finds Cancer Drug May Prevent Parkinsons

Posted by Jennifer Nieuwkerk on Fri, Jul 12, 2013

Scientists at Georgetown University conducted a study published in Human Molecular Genetics that gives insight into a groundbreaking new strategy for treating neurodegenerative diseases featuring an unusual buildup of proteins, such as Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s, frontotemporal dementia, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Huntington disease and Lew body dementia, to name a few. According to a Georgetown University news article, the researchers found that when the drug nilotinib is used to treat chronic myelogenous leukemia, it causes cancer cells to go into autophagy, a biological process that causes the death of cancerous tumor cells.

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