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GW Launches Two-Step Authentication

Beginning October 24, GW will require faculty and staff logging into the GW Google Apps (email, calendar, drive, etc.) to set up and use two-step authentication. What is two-step authentication?  Two-step authentication is a way of enhancing security by connecting a … Continue reading

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Thing you are having a challenging week?

Thing you are having a challenging week? Listen to Dr. Mary-Claire King describe one week in her life.  Dr. King’s research identified the BRCA1, a gene that increases the risk for breast cancer, among many other accomplishments. King M. Who can … Continue reading

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Annual Book Sale – 9/12-15

Come check out Himmelfarb Library‘s annual book sale! When: September 12-15: 8:30 am-midnight (Tues-Thurs) and 8:30-12 noon (Fri) Where: First Floor, Himmelfarb Library Payment by cash or check only!

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Scientists edit mutation from human embryo

Research recently published in Nature describes how scientists edited the genes in a human embryo.  Scientists sought to remove a specific genetic mutation, the MYBPC3 mutation, which has been associated with the development of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. In hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, the myocardium heart … Continue reading

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New: MedOne Neurosurgery

  MedOne Neurosurgery is now accessible via Himmelfarb Library.  MedOne Neurosurgery is the updated interface and full-text neurosurgery library that was previously known as Thieme eNeurosurgery.  MedOne Neurosurgery features: 183 premier full-text neurosurgery books including Handbook of Neurosurgery (Greenberg, 8th … Continue reading

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Is there a conflict of interest?

JAMA recently published a special issue on conflict of interest. The issue includes more than twenty viewpoint articles on potential conflicts of interest for physicians in diverse settings including academic medicine, biomedical research, medical education, guideline development, health care management, and medical … Continue reading

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Lexicomp app – renew or download!

It’s time to renew (or install) your Lexicomp app! Lexicomp is a comprehensive clinical drug information app  including Lexi-Drugs, a drug interaction tool, and an extensive library of clinical calculators.  Lexicomp is available both via web access and as an app that you can install … Continue reading

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