Category Archives: Journals

DNA and the Ethics of Genetic Modification

Check out this freely-accessible National Geographic article titled “How the DNA Revolution is Changing Us”.  This article explores the role of CRISPR in gene modification efforts, its potential, and the ethical challenges it raises. Genetic modification has improved disease control … Continue reading

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Will Precision Medicine Move Us beyond Race?

The challenges and promise of drugs which work (or don’t) based on a patient’s genetic make-up is is discussed in an article recently published in the New England Journal of Medicine.   GW faculty Shawneequa Callier and her co-authors describe the … Continue reading

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Compliance, the NIH, and You

Have a NIH grant?  Getting ready to publish?  Don’t forget to play by the rules. Publicly accessible federal data and journal articles are key sources for major studies of a wide number of issues.  Thanks to recent action by the National … Continue reading

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Proquest Resources – Maintenance Alert

ProQuest will be updating its systems infrastructure for an eight (8) hour period beginning at 10:00 PM ET on Saturday, March 12.  During this time, the following Proquest resources will not be available:  Proquest Research Library Plus (including full-text journal … Continue reading

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Need Zika virus information?

Zika virus is on the news, the topic of patient questions, and a concern for healthcare providers.  Himmelfarb Library has the Zika virus information that you need: DynaMed provides an update evidence-based clinical summary on Zika Virus PubMed provides you … Continue reading

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Before you publish in a journal: Think, Check, Submit

You’ve just finished your first research article, and are now looking for a potential journal to submit your work. With so many journals available in your field, and the proliferation of deceptive or predatory publishing practices, how do you identify … Continue reading

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Proquest Resources – Unavailable 1/16

On Saturday January 16, ProQuest will upgrade its systems and some resources will not be available including RefWorks, Proquest Research Library Plus (including full-text e-journal holdings), and ProQuest Environmental Science Collection.  Affected Proquest resources will not be available for an … Continue reading

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