Sally A. Moody, Ph.D., interim chair of the Department of Anatomy and Regenerative Biology and professor of anatomy and regenerative biology, was elected to a two-year term as vice president of the Society for Craniofacial Genetics and Developmental Biology.
Henry Kaminski, M.D. chair of the Department of Neurology and Meta Amalia Neumann Professor, was published as co-author of a New England Journal of Medicine study finding surgery removing the thymus is an effective treatment for myasthenia gravis.
GW researchers published a Health Affairs study finding that the expansion of Medicaid insurance coverage in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act did not increase hospital emergency department visits, as was widely predicted by policymakers and researchers.
The George Washington University Ron & Joy Paul Kidney Center has launched a kidney health education campaign in the Washington, D.C. area, which has the highest prevalence of kidney disease in the U.S. Advertisements encouraging residents to check their kidney health have started to appear on buses, with television, radio and digital media advertisements appearing throughout the next year.
Imtiaz Khan, Ph.D., professor of microbiology, immunology, and tropical medicine, published research in the Journal of Experimental Medicine finding a way to regulate chronic toxoplasmosis, one of the most common parasitic diseases worldwide.
Robert Kaiser, M.D., associate professor of medicine, was elected to serve on the Board of Directors for the American Academy of Home Care Medicine.
Ian Toma, M.D., MSHS ’04, Ph.D.‘11, associate research professor of clinical research and leadership and medicine, was selected as a Core Fulbright U.S. Scholar to facilitate bioinformatics and genomics education and to conduct a research project in Moldova.