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June 30, 2020 - 10:09am

A review recently published in JAMA Network Open suggests that environmental exposures like air pollution and heat are associated with adverse pregnancy outcomes, such as preterm birth, low birth weight, and stillbirth.

Illustration representing reseach development.
June 29, 2020 - 11:52am

The George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) was recently awarded its first-ever National Institutes of Health T-32 research training grant from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) in support of the GW...

June 25, 2020 - 10:08am

Researchers at GW will investigate the changes that occur in the ventral tegmental area of the brain, where dopamine neurons are located, during chronic stress.

Chapman Wei and Kamaria Nelson head shots
June 15, 2020 - 11:16am

Dermatology fellows Chapman Wei and Kamaria Nelson, MD, were awarded research grants from La Fondation La Roche-Posay.

June 12, 2020 - 2:24pm

Researchers at the George Washington University found that inhibitory GABAergic interneurons in the hippocampus excite the developing brain at ages equivalent to the early third trimester.

June 3, 2020 - 5:22pm

Research led by Nadine Mbuyi, MD, found that gout patients spend longer time in the ED than the national median across all medical illnesses.

COVID-19 sample tube and clipboard
May 29, 2020 - 10:36am

A George Washington University (GW) Hospital study, led by Andrew Meltzer, MD, associate professor of emergency medicine at the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS), is investigating the symptomatology, follow-up care, baseline...

May 14, 2020 - 2:26pm

The BioCompute Object Specification Project led by a team at SMHS has been officially approved for publication as an internationally recognized standard by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Standards Association.

May 7, 2020 - 9:09am

A survey from the George Washington University evaluated whether patients consider a dermatologist’s social media presence when looking for a doctor

May 5, 2020 - 10:00am

A survey from the GW Cancer Center highlights the influence of supportive oncodermatology on patient quality of life.