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December 19, 2016 | 7:23 pm
MedStar Health Research Institute Receives Research Grants from the Charles and Mary Latham Fund

MedStar Health Research Institute was awarded grant funding for three research initiatives through the Charles and Mary Latham Fund, established by Ella O. Latham, to support medical research in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area.

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November 16, 2016 | 6:20 pm
Grant Awarded to Spot Urinary Tract Infections among Spinal Cord Injury Patients

A grant has been awarded to Suzanne Groah, MD, MSPH, a MedStar Health Researcher to screen for urinary tract infections (UTIs) among patients with spinal cord injuries at MedStar National Rehabilitation Network.

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November 8, 2016 | 4:34 pm
Making Hospital Care Safer Through Patient Safety Research

Federal Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) selects MedStar to assess the accuracy, efficiency and usability of its Quality and Safety Review System used identify and trend instances of medical harm and prevent them from reoccurring.

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November 7, 2016 | 4:55 pm
New Study Shows Racial Differences in Eating Patterns and Food Purchases Among Urban Older Women

In collaboration with the University of Massachusetts Medical School, researchers at MedStar Diabetes Research and Innovation Institute coauthored a study, published in the Journal of Nutrition, Health and Aging, to examine how dietary and shopping habits in elders may reduce disparities in nutrition-related health outcomes.

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August 3, 2016 | 8:00 pm
Living with HIV/AIDS: Showcase of Artwork as Therapy

Artwork as home-based therapy for District residents with HIV/AIDS will be showcased at an event featuring the artists and HIV H.O.P.E., a program made possible through a District of Columbia Department of Health grant, MedStar Washington Hospital Center, and MedStar Health Research Institute.

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July 27, 2016 | 7:56 pm
Firefighters’ Burn and Surgical Laboratory Supports Development of ReCell and Other Skin Regeneration Technologies

The Firefighters’ Burn and Surgical Laboratory at MedStar Washington Hospital Center is helping to test the effectiveness of an investigational device called ReCell.

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July 6, 2016 | 7:32 pm
MedStar Health Research Institute Awards Funding to Five New Investigators

The MedStar Health Research Institute recently awarded five new MedStar Health physician-investigators funding for their medical research projects.

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June 30, 2016 | 2:39 pm
MedStar-Georgetown Surgical Outcomes Research Center Launches Program to Support Residents

 WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 30, 2016)—The MedStar Health Research Institute and MedStar Health Academic Affairs, in conjunction with the MedStar-Georgetown Surgical Outcomes Research Center have officially launched their first joint program to support residents’ interest in conducting research.The new MedStar Surgical Resident Research Program is designed to encourage  MedStar surgical residents in the Washington, D.C., region…

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June 13, 2016 | 3:29 pm
Medical Student Awarded Mental Health Research Scholarship

The MedStar Health Research Institute, in conjunction with the Georgetown University School of Medicine, has awarded Baljeet Rai a summer research internship through the Pines-Kleinman Mental Health Fund.

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June 7, 2016 | 3:19 pm
Two Medical Students Awarded Pellegrini Research Scholarships

The MedStar Health Research Institute, in conjunction with the Georgetown University School of Medicine, has awarded two Pellegrini research scholarships to second-year medical students, Conner McMains and Jessica Martin, to study clinical quality and patient safety.

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