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February 23, 2017

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.

Sens. Ted Cruz and Bernie Sanders talking on an auditorium stage
February 23, 2017

Standing on the stage in GW's Jack Morton Auditorium on Feb. 7, Senators Bernie Sanders (D-Vt.) and Ted Cruz (R-Texas) debated the state of the U.S. health care system — with Cruz calling for total repeal of the Affordable Care Act, and Sanders making his case for a single-payer health system.

Man checking pulse of child
February 22, 2017

 Stephen J. Teach, M.D., M.P.H., chair of the Department of Pediatrics at Children’s National Health System, talks about the relationship between allergies and asthma and the future in asthma care.

February 21, 2017

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 the accessible in cancer care.

A schistosome parasite
February 21, 2017

Researchers at GW's School of Medicine and Health Sciences investigate how to manipulate the genes of the schistosome parasite to disrupt its ability to survive and infect people. 

February 16, 2017

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. Miller, Ph.D., co-director of the CTSI-CN and Senior Associate Dean for Research, received funding to continue the collaborative pediatric-focused translational research occuring at Children's National Health System and at GW. 

February 09, 2017

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, intellectual disability, and cataracts, and suggests a new type of congenital muscular dystrophy. 

Edward Seto Installed as King Fahd Professor of Cancer Biology
February 08, 2017

Installation highlights longstanding relationship between Saudi Arabia and the George Washington University.