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Photo, Drs Tim McCaffrey and Kasimov
January 6, 2022 - 5:35pm

A $1 million gift from Ulvi M. and Reykhan Kasimov seeks to advance development of a new technique that uses RNA transcript levels to identify biomarkers in the blood stream, which can help detect active infections in the body.

Barbara Bass, Thomas LeBlanc, and Valerie Hu, Anne Linton Craig Geist, and Vincent Chiappinelli
November 23, 2021 - 10:19am

The George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences celebrated faculty members who recently were granted Emeriti Faculty status, earned promotions or tenure, or who reached significant service milestones at the school. ...

November 16, 2021 - 10:26am

Mandi Pratt-Chapman, PhD ’20, associate center director for patient-centered initiatives and health equity at...

November 15, 2021 - 1:08pm

At the American College of Surgeons (ACS) Clinical Congress 2021, Anton N. Sidawy, MD, MPH ’99, professor and Lewis B. Saltz Chair of the Department of Surgery at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, was...

November 9, 2021 - 1:36pm

Donald S. Karcher, MD, professor of pathology at the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences and chief of Flow Cytometry at the GW Medical Faculty Associates, has added another title to his roster: president-elect...

November 8, 2021 - 2:54pm

To fill a growing need for health care professionals who can effectively screen, diagnose, and treat individuals with substance use disorder, an interprofessional team from the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences,...

Photo, researcher working in a lab
October 12, 2021 - 4:53pm

The George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) was recently awarded a National Institutes of Health (NIH) T-32 research training grant. The five-year grant, worth nearly $1 million overall, will support the...

Katherine Blackmore, PhD ’21
October 12, 2021 - 3:02pm

Katherine Blackmore, PhD ’21, received a 2021 Chorafas Foundation Award for outstanding work in the selected fields of engineering sciences, medicine, and natural sciences for her work on metabolic syndrome.

Students and faculty led a voter registration drive Sept. 26
September 30, 2021 - 12:56pm

George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences students and physicians hosted a “civic health check-up” on Sept. 26 at the GW Hospital in an effort to increase area residents’ voter registration numbers.

Person holding a pipette near a microscope
September 28, 2021 - 2:33pm

In the burgeoning field of clinical embryology, the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences is answering the demand for trained clinicians with the sole undergraduate program in the country.