Research by Sutas Suttiprapa, Ph.D., Paul Brindley, Ph.D., and others in the Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Tropical Medicine found a modified form of the HIV-1 virus can integrate into the genome of the parasitic flatworm that causes the disease schistosomiasis. The research was published in PLOS Pathogens.
Urgent Matters, Philips Blue Jay Consulting, and Schumacher Clinical Partners are pleased to announce the winners of the 2016 Emergency Care Innovation of the Year Award, a competition to foster innovation in emergency departments nationwide.
Reamer L. Bushardt, Pharm.D., PA-C, DFAAPA, tenured professor and chair of the Department of Physician Assistant Studies at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center's School of Medicine, was named senior associate dean for health sciences at the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences.
The GW Cancer Center is pleased to announce that Jianqing Lin, M.D., associate professor of medicine and physician in the Division of Hematology/Oncology, and Harold Frazier, II, M.D., FACS, professor of urology, have been tapped to co-lead GW Cancer Center's newly established Genitourinary Oncology Multidisciplinary Program.
Matthew Colonnese, Ph.D., professor of pharmacology and physiology and member of the Institute for Neuroscience, and Yasunobu Murata, Ph.D., researcher scientist in the Department of Pharmacology and Physiology, authored a study published in eLife finding that fetal brains use a special amplifier in order to transmit signals.
Stephen Teach, M.D., chair of the Department of Pediatrics at the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences, published multiple studies in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology finding five distinct asthma phenotypes.
A $500,000 grant from the Melanoma Research Foundation has been awarded to a team of researchers, led by Alejandro Villagra, Ph.D., assistant professor in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine at the George Washington University’s School of Medicine and Health Sciences, to further its work on the use of immunotherapy to treat melanoma.
Robert Kaiser, M.D., associate professor of medicine, published a paper in The Gerontologist on the challenges faced by caregivers of aging parents, drawing upon his own experiences.