Mandi Pratt-Chapman, M.A., associate center director for patient-centered initiatives and health equity at the GW Cancer Center, co-authored a commentary published in The Lancet Oncology, which calls to bridge the gap between the achievable and the accessible in cancer care.
Lisa M. Guay-Woodford, M.D., director of the Clinical and Translational Science Institute at Children’s National (CTSI-CN) and Hudson Professor of Pediatrics and Associate Vice President for Clinical and Translational Science, and Robert H. Miller, Ph.D., co-director of the CTSI-CN and Senior Associate Dean for Research, received funding to continue the collaborative pediatric-focused translational research occuring at Children's National Health System and at GW.
Chiara Manzini, Ph.D., assistant professor in pharmacology & physiology, published research in the American Journal of Human Genetics about a newly discovered mutation in the INPP5K gene, which leads to short stature, muscle weakness, intellectual disability, and cataracts, and suggests a new type of congenital muscular dystrophy.
The GW Cancer Center is pleased to announce Robert Siegel, M.D. ’77, professor of medicine, as the new associate center director for education, training, and network development.
The Rheumatology Research Foundation recently awarded Aileen Y. Chang, M.D., M.S.P.H., a $75,000 pilot grant to fund her research in rheumatology for a project entitled, “A Pilot Study of the Pathogenesis of Chikungunya Arthritis in the Americas.”
A large international survey, published in the Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology & Venereology by researchers from La Roche-Posay and GW, asked nearly 20,000 participants about their sun protection behavior and skin cancer awareness.
Jeffrey M. Bethony, Ph.D., professor, and David Diemert, M.D., associate professor, both in the Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Tropical Medicine, served as co-authors on a review on hookworm infection published in Nature Reviews: Disease Primers.