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December 17, 2020 Research NewsFeatured News

Images that highlight the beauty and breadth of biomedical research and a passion for science at the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) were on display in the annual SMHS Art of Science contest.

Washington Post - Bacteria Can Grow on Your Neglected Makeup and Brushes. Here’s What to Toss and What to Clean
December 17, 2020 Faculty in the Media

Pooja Sodha, MD, assistant professor of dermatology, spoke to The Washington Post for an article on how to keep makeup products clean and when you should throw them away.

December 09, 2020 AnnouncementResearch News

A group of interdisciplinary researchers received more than $3.3 million in grants for their research on networks within the autonomic nervous system and therapies that may lead to new treatments for heart attack and sleep apnea.

TC Williams High School students learning to take blood pressure

The George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) has received a $700,000 grant from the Commonwealth of Virginia to implement an innovative educational project in the life sciences and expand regional job opportunities for students in the Governor’s Health Sciences Academy at T.C. Williams High School.

November 25, 2020 Announcement

SMHS is embarking on a strategic planning process, with the GW MFA, that will guide the combined goals of the SMHS/GW MFA for the first several years of the post-pandemic academic medical enterprise. 

As news emerges that COVID-19 vaccine trials from U.S. pharmaceutical corporations Pfizer and Moderna are showing, in preliminary data, high-efficacy rates, a new question is being asked: What comes next?

November 16, 2020 AnnouncementResearch News

A recent study by GW physicians on the severity of acute respiratory viral adverse events related to antirheumatic disease therapies found that some therapies may be associated with increased respiratory viral events while others don’t show increased frequency. 

Travelors in the the airport wearing masks.
November 16, 2020 Featured News

Concern over safe traveling during the COVID-19 pandemic is making many think twice about getting together with family or a winter getaway during the upcoming holiday season.