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January 27, 2011 - 7:00pm

The Clinical and Translational Science Institute at Children’s National (CTSI-CN), a partnership of Children’s National Medical Center and The George Washington University, has awarded more than $1 million in grants for 15 Pilot Studies projects...

January 24, 2011 - 7:00pm

WASHINGTON, Jan. 24, 2011 - Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius will announce the new 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA) at an event held at GW.

January 23, 2011 - 7:00pm

Several SMHS experts are available for comment on the State of the Union Address.

January 23, 2011 - 7:00pm

Margaret Plack, Ed.D., Interim Senior Associate Dean for the Health Sciences Programs and Associate Professor of Health Care Sciences at The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, received the Award for Leadership in...

January 18, 2011 - 7:00pm

GW Researchers collaborated to make an unanticipated discovery in mice that interferon-gamma, a type of protein primarily used by the immune system for intercellular communication, acts as a promoter for the deadly form of skin cancer known as...

January 10, 2011 - 7:00pm

A Nobel Prize winner will soon be teaching and conducting life saving research at the George Washington University. Professor Ferid Murad, recipient of the Nobel Prize in medicine and world renowned pioneer in biochemistry, will join the faculty...

January 10, 2011 - 7:00pm

Richard L. Abbott, M.D. became the new president of the American Academy of Ophthalmology on January 1, 2011. Dr. Abbott received his medical doctorate in 1971 from The George Washington University School of Medicine.

December 1, 2010 - 7:00pm

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services today unveiled Healthy People 2020, the nation’s new 10-year goals and objectives for health promotion and disease prevention, and “myHealthyPeople,” a new challenge for technology application...

November 23, 2010 - 7:00pm

Washington, DC – Recent events in Haiti illustrate the urgent need for countries to stockpile and distribute cholera vaccines. Dr. Peter Hotez*, President of the Sabin Vaccine Institute and distinguished research professor and chair of The George...

November 21, 2010 - 7:00pm

Recent events in Haiti illustrate the urgent need for countries to stockpile and distribute cholera vaccines. Dr. Peter Hotez emphasizes this need in a commentary in the New England Journal of Medicine.