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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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Professionalism on social media?

Does learning about social media issues help students identify professionalism issues and recognize positive social media use? A new article by GW faculty that answers these questions was recently published in Teaching and Learning in Medicine. In The Development and … Continue reading

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Health policy information? Himmelfarb has it…

If you’re interested in health policy changes, you can take advantage of Himmelfarb Library‘s online resources to help you keep up to date on what’s going on. These online resources provide access both to the academic literature and legislative news … Continue reading

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Proquest & RefWorks downtime

Proquest systems which include RefWorks will be down for a brief period this weekend for maintenance. The systems will unavailable on Saturday, January 28 from 10:00 PM EST through Sunday, January 29 7:00 AM EST.

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