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March 27, 2017 - 11:46am

Researchers at the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences found a majority of first-year medical students changed their online behavior after participating in a social media and professionalism course, with results published in the Teaching...

March 9, 2017 - 4:42pm

Researchers at the George Washington University (GW) have developed a way to test recombinant vaccines for their ability to stay effective after years of storage. This is an important next step in the development of a recombinant hookworm vaccine...

February 23, 2017 - 1:42pm

GW and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration will hold a workshop, “High-Throughput Sequencing Computational Standards for Regulatory Sciences,” March 16-17, 2017 in Bethesda, Maryland.

February 21, 2017 - 11:13am

Mandi Pratt-Chapman, M.A., associate center director for patient-centered initiatives and health equity at the GW Cancer Center, co-authored a commentary published in The Lancet Oncology, which calls to bridge the gap between the achievable and...

February 16, 2017 - 12:00am

Lisa M. Guay-Woodford, M.D., director of the Clinical and Translational Science Institute at Children’s National (CTSI-CN) and Hudson Professor of Pediatrics and Associate Vice President for Clinical and Translational Science, and Robert H....

February 9, 2017 - 12:00am

Chiara Manzini, Ph.D., assistant professor in pharmacology & physiology, published research in the American Journal of Human Genetics about a newly discovered mutation in the INPP5K gene, which leads to short stature, muscle weakness...

January 5, 2017 - 5:52pm

The Rheumatology Research Foundation recently awarded Aileen Y. Chang, M.D., M.S.P.H., a $75,000 pilot grant to fund her research in rheumatology for a project entitled, “A Pilot Study of the Pathogenesis of Chikungunya Arthritis in the Americas...

January 5, 2017 - 9:59am

A large international survey, published in the Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology & Venereology by researchers from La Roche-Posay and GW, asked nearly 20,000 participants about their sun protection behavior and skin cancer...

Diagram of hookworm infection
January 3, 2017 - 5:01pm

Jeffrey M. Bethony, Ph.D., professor, and David Diemert, M.D., associate professor, both in the Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Tropical Medicine, served as co-authors on a review on hookworm infection published in Nature Reviews:...

December 15, 2016 - 10:27am

Patricia Berg, Ph.D., professor of biochemistry and molecular medicine, has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.