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Illustration of HIV/AIDS virus cells
January 14, 2021 - 1:45pm

The George Washington University (GW), in collaboration with Whitman Walker Institute (WWI), was selected by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) to receive an $8.4 million, seven‐year award as part of a significant...

GW’s first recipients of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine
December 23, 2020 - 11:01am

Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar, U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams, and D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) joined George Washington University (GW) clinical enterprise leadership as five members of the GW health care workforce...

Drs Haywood and Williams receive COVID-19 vaccines
December 22, 2020 - 6:39pm

In the first two weeks since the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine, and later the Moderna vaccine, received Emergency Use Authorization from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, health care workers and others have begun receiving vaccinations for COVID-...

Bust of George Washington on the George Washington University Foggy Bottom Campus
December 21, 2020 - 12:22pm

Congratulations to all our students, alumni, faculty, and staff this month on their success. The items below highlight the breadth of achievement and expertise that can be found at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health...

Computer screen image of the online keynote address by Anthony Fauci, MD.
December 21, 2020 - 11:58am

Anthony Fauci, MD, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, said during an exchange with students at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences that one way to combat the politicization...

December 17, 2020 - 3:32pm

Images that highlight the beauty and breadth of biomedical research and a passion for science at the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) were on display in the annual SMHS Art of Science contest.

TC Williams High School students learning to take blood pressure
December 8, 2020 - 10:20am

The George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) has received a $700,000 grant from the Commonwealth of Virginia to implement an innovative educational project in the life sciences and expand regional job...

November 18, 2020 - 3:28pm

As news emerges that COVID-19 vaccine trials from U.S. pharmaceutical corporations Pfizer and Moderna are showing, in preliminary data, high-efficacy rates, a new question is being asked: What comes next?

Travelors in the the airport wearing masks.
November 16, 2020 - 9:27am

Concern over safe traveling during the COVID-19 pandemic is making many think twice about getting together with family or a winter getaway during the upcoming holiday season.

 

From left: Moncef Slaoui, PhD, MBA, chief adviser for Operation Warp Speed; GW SMHS Dean Barbara L. Bass, MD; and GW COVID-19 vaccine trial PI DavidDiemert, MD.
October 22, 2020 - 4:37pm

Moncef Slaoui, PhD, MBA, chief adviser for the COVID-19 vaccine development initiative Operation Warp Speed, visited GW on Oct. 21 to raise awareness for the national vaccine development efforts, encourage greater participation in the clinical...