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Innovative Research and Cancer Discovery

The George Washington University (GW) Cancer Center boasts state-of-the-art research facilities dedicated to cancer discovery through interdisciplinary collaboration with scientists and clinicians throughout GW. These partnerships, across campus and across the country, facilitate novel approaches to cancer diagnosis and treatment in the areas of cancer biologycancer engineering and technologycancer immunology and microbial oncology; population sciences and policy.

Training the Next Generation of Researchers

Here at the GW Cancer Center, we maintain a strong focus on educating the next generation of researchers. We offer a variety of programs for different audiences, from pre-college students to junior faculty. We believe investing in the experts of tomorrow plants the seeds of discovery and innovation today. Learn more about training opportunities available for researchers and faculty.

Dr. Cyrus and Myrtle Katzen Cancer Research Center

The Dr. Cyrus and Myrtle Katzen Cancer Research Center funds a variety of innovative research projects in basic, translational and population sciences. The Katzen Cancer Research Center also provides state-of-the-art clinical facilities and supports high quality patient care at the GW Cancer Center.

Shared Resources

The GW Cancer Center provides expert support services and state-of-the-art equipment to all members through a number of core facilites, including the Flow Cytometry Core Facility, the Biospecimen Repository, the Cancer Informatics Core Pilot, and the Stem Cell Transplantation and Cell Therapy Laboratories.