July 11, 2022MedStar Health celebrates national recognition for stroke care at MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital CenterMedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center has received the American Heart Association’s Gold Plus Get With The Guidelines® - Stroke quality achievement award for its commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines, ultimately leading to more lives saved and reduced disability.
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March 13, 2019
WASHINGTON — Laboratory analysis from the first arm of a phase II clinical trial testing the use of nilotinib in patients with Parkinson’s disease demonstrates precisely how the agent increases level...
February 05, 2019MedStar Georgetown Specialist Leads Targeting of Huntington’s Disease Symptoms Through New Guidelines
An international group of experts, led by MedStar Georgetown University Hospital’s Karen Anderson, MD, recently published new clinical guidelines focusing on the treatment of behavioral symptoms seen ...
October 12, 2018MedStar Georgetown First in the Washington, D.C., Area to Perform Minimally Invasive Adult Brain Surgery Using a Robot
(Washington, D.C.,) - Epilepsy patients looking for a minimally invasive alternative for brain surgery have a new option thanks to a novel tool that lets surgeons perform brain surgery with the h...
August 14, 2018MedStar Washington Hospital Center First in D.C. to Use Mobile Intraoperative CT Scanner for Neurosurgery
New Facility Unlocks New Model of Care and Patient Experience Washington, D.C., June 14, 2016 – The first dedicated heart and vascular hospital in the nation’s capital is opening on the campus of...
August 08, 2018
WASHINGTON -- Can nicotine slow or stop memory loss in people experiencing mild memory problems, or mild cognitive impairment (MCI)? A new study being conducted at Georgetown University Medical Cente...
July 03, 2018
When D.C. resident Dawn Goodloe started having trouble reading road signs and licenses plates in the middle of last year, her brain jumped to the most logical conclusion. “I hadn’t be...