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October 26, 2020 - 10:46am

Third-year MD student King John Pascual and mentor Ali Pourmand, MD, from SMHS are presenting findings at the American College of Emergency Physicians on the role of Google searches during the early phase of the pandemic in the U.S.

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...

October 20, 2020 - 9:30am

The National Institutes of Health has awarded $1.6 million to researchers at SMHS for research on hormonal control of HIV latency.

October 6, 2020 - 1:03pm

It’s hard to recall a more important time for groundbreaking scientific research when it comes to the health and safety of the United States than in the past six months; by October the country had recorded more than 7 million cases of the novel...

September 15, 2020 - 9:36am

Four young researchers at the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences were selected as fellows to the recently awarded five-year National Cancer Institute T32 Training Grant.

September 9, 2020 - 8:39am

The retrospective study from a team at GW found that spironolactone may be safe to treat female pattern hair loss in breast cancer survivors.

August 26, 2020 - 9:57am

Investigators at SMHS received a $1.2 million grant from Wellcome Trust to produce a controlled human hookworm infection model and establish a hookworm vaccine challenge model for two of the most advanced hookworm vaccine candidate antigens in...

August 25, 2020 - 12:57pm

Timothy Harlan, MD, co-authored an article in The British Journal arguing for increased of "food is medicine" interventions in the health care system.

August 13, 2020 - 2:58pm

Alberto Bosque, PhD, MBA, assistant professor of microbiology, immunology, and tropical medicine, and his research team published in PLOS Pathogens finding a multiple sclerosis drug may be used to block HIV infection and reduce the latent...

August 5, 2020 - 3:34pm

Juan Reyes, MD, and Shant Ayanian, MD, both assistant professors of medicine, published research in the journal Future Medicine, finding five biomarkers associated with higher odds of clinical deterioration and death in COVID-19 patients.