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photo of Anne Chiaramello, PhD, associate professor of anatomy and cell biology
September 14, 2021 - 4:30pm

Anne Chiaramello, PhD, associate professor of anatomy and cell biology and founding director of the Mito-EpiGen Program, discusses the $1.13 million NIH grant she is working on with Andrea Gropman, MD, from Children’s National Hospital, to test a...

September 10, 2021 - 4:45pm

On Sept. 9, 2021, NASA Astronaut Dr. Kjell Lindgren presented Grand Rounds to an SMHS audience of students, faculty and staff. During his remarks, he reflected on his journey to becoming an astronaut, spoke about the goals he set for himself, and...

Photo, Nicole Farmer MD, and Kofi Essel, MD ’11, MPH ’17
September 7, 2021 - 1:33pm

Kofi Essel, MD ’11, MPH ’17, assistant professor of medicine at the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS),...

Illustration of a COVID cell
August 31, 2021 - 3:09pm

David Diemert, MD, clinical director of the GW Vaccine Research Unit and professor of medicine at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences discusses what scientists know about the Delta variant.

Photo, Hana Akselrod, MD
August 18, 2021 - 3:35pm

Assistant Professor of Medicine at the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) ...

SMHS MD program Class of 2025
August 10, 2021 - 3:42pm

The start of any academic year is a special time, but for the near capacity crowd at Lisner Auditorium Saturday for the 21st Annual George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences White Coat and Honor Code Ceremony, the event...

Photo, Brandon Kohrt, MD
August 10, 2021 - 2:47pm

Brandon Kohrt, MD, PhD, has spent more than two decades in countries where psychiatric care was scarce. One solution, he found, was recruiting and training non-psychiatrists to help shoulder the burden, known as a task-sharing model. Now, he’s...

Illustration of a brain using binary code imagery and DNA imagery
August 3, 2021 - 3:40pm

The GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences HIVE lab takes 5th place out of 44 teams competing teams the Veterans Administration’s 2020–21 National AI Tech Sprint. Their prototype application harnesses powerful machine-learning tools for...

Illustration of Cancer Cell, test tubes, and pipette depicting cancer research
August 3, 2021 - 3:06pm

The George Washington University (GW) Cancer Center recently announced the selection of the 2021 GW Cancer Center Awards, recognizing excellence in research, mentorship, and early career contributions.

July 27, 2021 - 3:31pm

The George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) was recently awarded a T32 Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award institutional research training grant from the Health Resources and Services...