Dr. Patricia Berg

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    Dr. Patricia Berg’s op-eds and selected media coverage of her discoveries:
  • November 20, 2013 -- "Mr. President, time for 'Fix It Panel'" -- op-ed by Bankole Thompson, Michigan Chronicle | Page 1 | Page 2
          • Thompson wrote, "Dr. Patricia Berg, professor of biochemistry and molecular medicine at George Washington University, where she directs the breast cancer research laboratory, would make a strong addition to the panel. In addition to developing vaccines, Berg has been a relentless advocate against government cuts in cancer research.
          • "Dr. Berg has been pushing politicians in Washington, DC and state capitals to see and understand the importance of saving lives with research."
  • July 30, 2013 -- "Support the Breakthrough Cancer Discoveries by Dr. Patricia Berg"
  • May 7, 2013 -- "GW Receives $275,000 in Grants from the Avon Foundation" -- in www.smhs.gwu.edu -- Avon Foundation presented researcher Patricia Berg, Ph.D., professor of biochemistry and molecular medicine, with a check for $150,000 to assist with research on the early detection of breast cancer | DOC
          • Coverage by www.news-medical.net | DOC
  • April 11, 2013 -- "You Can't Sequester Cancer" -- in The Washington Times -- by Robert Weiner and Dr. Patricia Berg of RWA | DOC
          • Reprinted in Truthout.org
  • April 8, 2013 -- "The Role of Tumor Biology in Cancer Health Disparities" -- in Annual Report by Center to Reduce Cancer Disparities, National Cancer Institute -- features Dr. Patricia Berg
          • Summary (PDF) | Complete report (PDF)
  • April 18, 2012 -- "Federal Cancer Research Funding Crisis Threatens Detroit, Nation" -- in The Michigan Chronicle -- by Robert Weiner and Dr. Patricia Berg of RWA | Original
  • April 18, 2012 -- "Federal Cancer Research Funding Crisis Threatens Nation,” Top Researcher Patricia Berg And Ex-House Committee Director Robert Weiner Assert " -- press release by RWA
  • February 17, 2011 -- "Budget Cuts Threaten Cancer Breakthroughs" -- in New Jersey Star Ledger -- by By Robert Weiner, Patricia Berg and James Lewis of RWA
  • February 17, 2011 -- "Budget Cuts Threaten Cancer Breakthroughs, say Former White House Spokesman Robert Weiner, Dr. Patricia Berg, and James Lewis; Oped In New Jersey Star Ledger, State's Largest Paper" -- press release by RWA
  • April 19, 2010 -- "'Failure' is the Wrong Diagnosis" -- in The Washington Times -- by Robert Weiner and Dr. Patricia Berg of RWA
  • April 19, 2010 -- "'Failure' Wrong Diagnosis in War Against Cancer, say Congress and Medical Writers as American Cancer Research Convention Begins; Bob Weiner, Pat Berg oped in Washington Times -- press release by RWA
  • February 25, 2010 -- Photo -- Dr. Patricia Berg, Bob Weiner, and Pat's Laboratory at the National Press Club's Francis Collins (NIH Director) luncheon. Pat sat at head table with Collins.
  • June 11, 2009 -- "GW cancer researchers receive Avon Foundation grant" -- in The GW Hatchet
  • April 18, 2009 -- “Getting Closer To Controlling Cancer” -- in The Denver Post and Denverpost.Com -- by Robert Weiner, Patricia Berg, and Paulette Garthoff of RWA
  • April 18, 2009 – “Getting Closer to Controlling Cancer Requires Funding More Laboratores and Commitment Beyond Two Years of New Stimulus, Weiner and Berg Assert in The Denver Post Oped” -- press release by RWA
  • October 24, 2008 -- "Gene Found Activated in 70% of Prostate Cancer Cases, George Washington University Medical Center Scientists Report" -- press release by RWA
          • Abstract
          • "Activated gene found in 70 percent of prostate cancer" -- on Reuters News Service | DOC | Original
          • Television News Monitoring Report
  • June 7, 2008 -- 9 AM Dr. Pat Berg interviewed LIVE on CBS TV Channel 9 at Komen Race for the Cure; discussed her research at GWUMC and importance of Komen's funding in her development of suppressor of BP1, gene she discovered activated in 80% of breast cancer, and blood test for early diagnosis, as well as disproportionate impact of gene on African Americans and potential help through the research.
  • April 18, 2008 -- "Too Few Funds to Fight Cancer in US" -- in The San Diego Union-Tribune -- by Robert Weiner and Patricia Berg
  • April 18, 2008 -- "Reduced Funds For Cancer Is Cost Of Iraq, Say Ex White House Aide, Cancer Researchers" -- press release by RWA
          • "Oped Writers Say Iraq War Taking Away Cancer Funding" -- story by Scott Nance in Lexis-Nexis News on San Diego Union-Tribune article of Robert Weiner and Patricia Berg | Original
          • Reprinted in Truthout.org | Original
  • February 1, 2007 -- "Force Multipliers: GW’s interdisciplinary research teams soar to new heights" -- in GWU Research Interdisciplinary Winter 2007 -- features Dr. Patricia Berg
  • September 28, 2006 -- "Cell Division: The right to life versus the right to life" -- in Ocala Magazine -- quotes Dr. Patricia Berg and Robert Weiner of RWA
  • August 1, 2006 -- “Hillary Clinton Headlines Club’s Boost for Cancer Research” -- NDC Newsletter front page story on Berg event, organized by RWA
  • Summer 2006 -- Senior Associate Dr. Patricia Berg in George Washington University Progress Magazine
  • June 4, 2006 -- "Many Voices, One Goal: Benefit Draws Thousands Affected by Breast Cancer" -- in The Washington Post -- features Dr. Patricia Berg
  • November 5, 2005 -- "Now is not the time to cut research budgets" -- in Chicago Sun-Times -- by Dr. Patricia Berg
  • Spring 2005 -- “Expression of BP1, a Novel Homeobox Gene, Correlates with Breast Cancer Progression and Invasion” -- in Breast Cancer Research and Treatment -- by Dr. Patricia Berg, et al. -- Summary -- Complete Article
  • March 8, 2004 -- "Cancer Research: This is No Time to Slow Down" -- in South Florida Sun-Sentinel -- by Dr. Patricia Berg
  • April 22, 2003 and thereafter -- Print media coverage of GWUMC News Conference on April 22, 2003 -– includes New York Times, Washington Post, New York Post, Newsday, LA Times, Washington Times, AP, Reuters, others.
  • April 22, 2003 and thereafter -- TV and radio coverage of GWUMC News Conference on April 22, 2003 – includes “CNN American Morning with Paula Zahn” live interview, also live NBC, BET, ABC, CBS, Fox Live interview, others including 160 local TV stories.
  • April 28, 2004 -- "A Gene Hunter Hopes to Save Black Women" -- in The Newark Star-Ledger
  • June 5, 2004 -- WUSA-TV Channel 9 interview at Race for the Cure with Dr. Patricia Berg
  • March 14, 2004 -- "Progress in Fight Against Breast Cancer" -- by Jesse Abrams-Morley, and March 13, 2004 -- "Scientist to Speak at Gilda's Club" -- in The Miami Herald
  • June 7, 2004 -- Voice of America interview at Race for the Cure with Dr. Patricia Berg
  • October, 2003 -- Dr. Patricia Berg -- GWUMC Breast Cancer Gene Discovery -- in Prevention Magazine and Lifetime Magazine
  • September 17, 2003 -- Dr. Patricia Berg, GWUMC, Remarks to White House-Chamber Of Commerce Summit on Small Business and Women’s Health
  • March 11, 2004 -- "Discoverer Of Breast Cancer Gene, Dr. Patricia Berg, To Keynote South Florida Gilda’s Club at Day Of Research And Hope; Progress Toward Diagnostic Tools In Breast Cancer"
  • April 17, 2003 -- "GWUMC-led Team Reports Important Breast Cancer Discovery; Team News Conference, 11 am, Tuesday, April 22"
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