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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.

September 27, 2021 - 11:20am

In a recent study, Tim McCaffrey, PhD, professor of medicine at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, led a team of researchers conducting the largest RNA expression analysis of human coronary artery disease to...

Photo Robert Miller
September 20, 2021 - 4:22pm

The George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) announced that Robert H. Miller, PhD, will serve as the vice dean for research and academic affairs, effective Aug. 1, 2021. Miller has been serving on an interim...

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 - 4:14pm

The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences researchers have been awarded a $3.6 million contract to genetically modify commensal organisms to produce antidotes for harmful biological and chemical agents, such as...

August 30, 2021 - 3:05pm

A vaccine for Lassa fever may be on the horizon, thanks to a new clinical trial jointly led by Elissa Malkin, DO, MPH, assistant research professor of medicine at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences.

August 23, 2021 - 8:19am

The key to unlocking a critical element of breast cancer treatment may lie with the work of Mei-Yi Wu, PhD, associate research professor in the Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology at the George Washington University School of Medicine and...

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.