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August 9, 2016 - 10:18am

GW researchers published a Health Affairs study finding that the expansion of Medicaid insurance coverage in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act did not increase hospital emergency department visits, as was widely predicted by...

August 1, 2016 - 12:07pm

Imtiaz Khan, Ph.D., professor of microbiology, immunology, and tropical medicine, published research in the Journal of Experimental Medicine finding a way to regulate chronic toxoplasmosis, one of the most common parasitic diseases worldwide.

July 26, 2016 - 11:03am

Ian Toma, M.D., MSHS ’04, Ph.D.‘11, associate research professor of clinical research and leadership and medicine, was selected as a Core Fulbright U.S. Scholar to facilitate bioinformatics and genomics education and to conduct a research project...

July 18, 2016 - 10:17am

The GW Cancer Center received a one million dollar grant from the Pfizer Foundation to advance equitable, patient-centered cancer care by providing resources for patients and health care providers to have improved conversations, including a focus...

July 13, 2016 - 11:56am

Researchers from GW have received a $28 million grant from the NIH to lead an 18-site collaboration, named “BELIEVE,” to find a cure for HIV

July 7, 2016 - 9:30am

Jesse Pines, M.D., M.B.A., director of the Center for Healthcare Innovation and Policy Research (CHIPR), as well as other GW CHIPR researchers, created a conceptual model for episodes of acute, unscheduled care. The model, published in Annals of...

June 22, 2016 - 10:03am

Researchers at the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences and the GW School of Engineering and Applied Science received $1.6 million from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute to study a heart-brain connection that could help the...

Jeffrey S. Akman, M.D., vice president for health affairs, Walter A. Bloedorn Professor of Administrative Medicine, and dean at the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences, pictured with a delegation from the Khon Kaen University in Thailand
June 21, 2016 - 4:23pm

The International Medicine Programs at the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences is co-sponsoring a three-day scientific summit with Kohn Kaen University in Thailand. 

June 21, 2016 - 3:20pm

Pedro A. Jose, M.D., Ph.D.,  professor of medicine and pharmacology and physiology, was elected as chair of the Hypertension and Microcirculation Study Section at the National Institutes of Health. 

June 9, 2016 - 12:00am

Ferid Murad, M.D, Ph.D., university professor of biochemistry and molecular medicine, and Ka Bian, M.D, Ph.D., M.B.A., associate research professor of biochemistry and molecular medicine, published a paper in The FASEB Journal finding a potential...