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Lombardi News Stories

  • A head shot of Filipa Lynce, MD
    Lynce Receives Potter Award for Early Career Research

    In recognition of her work to reduce the health disparities associated with race and socioeconomic status, Filipa Lynce, MD, a medical oncologist and associate professor of medicine at Georgetown Lombardi, received the John Potter Award, which honors the achievements of an early career researcher.

  • As Vaping Increased in Popularity, Use of Cigarettes Declined

    A comprehensive analysis published by a team of researchers including scientists from Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center indicates that cigarette smoking among youth and young adults dramatically decreased between 2013 and 2017 just as e-cigarette use became more popular with these age groups.

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    Lombardi Gala Celebrates Its Founder’s Legacy

    The 32nd Annual Lombardi Gala was dedicated to the memory of Margaret Hodges, who helped found the event, and honored DeMaurice “De” Smith of the NFL Players Association and former NFL player Mark Rypien for their philanthropic work on behalf of cancer research, as well as Filipa Lynce, MD, for excellence as an early career scientist at Georgetown Lombardi.

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    Obese Mice Lose a Third of Their Fat Using a Natural Protein

    A Georgetown University-led study investigating a protein for its possible role in cancer has instead found it to be a powerful regulator of metabolism.