Centers

Capital Breast Care Center

Capital Breast Care Center (CBCC) provides culturally sensitive breast cancer screening services and health and wellness education guided by evidence-based practices to all women in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area, regardless of their ability to pay. Their offered services include onsite mammograms, clinical breast examinations, cervical cancer screening for qualifying women, patient navigation services for women with abnormal screens or breast cancer symptoms, bilingual staff, and transportation services to and from appointments. Learn more.

Center for Drug Discovery

The Center for Drug Discovery (CDD) was established in July of 2006 to promote the discovery and development of new therapeutics at the Georgetown University Medical Center (GUMC). The mission of the Center is to discover new drug treatments and diagnostic tools to improve the health care of our patients. The Center’s focus is on 1) discovery and synthesis of candidate drug compounds for selected molecular targets, 2) validation of targets and compounds in cellular and pre-clinical model studies, and 3) to perform large scale synthesis to enable candidate molecules to advance to the clinic. Learn more.

Fisher Center for Hereditary Cancer and Clinical Genomics Research

The mission of The Fisher Center for Hereditary Cancer and Clinical Genomics Research, established in August 2006, is to conduct state-of-the-art research on the prevention, treatment and management of familial cancers in order to improve the medical and quality of life outcomes of women and men at risk for cancer.  In addition, the Center is committed to research aimed at identifying and integrating genomic information to provide more precise and individually tailored cancer risk estimates and therapies. Learn more.

Innovation Center for Biomedical Informatics

The Innovation Center for Biomedical Informatics (ICBI) was developed in the spring of 2012 as an academic hub for innovative research in the field of biomedical informatics with the goal of enabling a more individualized approach to health care based on a patient’s DNA. ICBI's mission is to enhance translational research at Georgetown University Medical Center and in turn, attract and educate the next generation of scientists and physicians for which bioinformatics will be an integral part of both
biomedical research and clinical practice. Learn more.

Nina Hyde Center for Breast Cancer Research

The Nina Hyde Center for Breast Cancer Research, established in 1989 as a tribute to a former fashion editor of The Washington Post, uses a collaborative, multidisclipinary approach to conduct cutting-edge breast cancer research. 
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The Ruesch Center for the Cure of Gastrointestinal Cancers

The mission of the Ruesch Center is to integrate discoveries in molecular medicine and translational research with a patient-centered philosophy to transform the standard of care for patients with gastrointestinal cancers. The Center was founded in September 2009 through a gift from Jeanette W, Ruesch and her family in memory of husband, Otto. Through his legacy, the Ruesch Center seeks to change the treatment landscape for patients with any one of a range of gastrointestinal cancers. Learn more.