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February 08, 2012 Featured News

Nobel laureates Aaron Ciechanover, M.D., Ph.D., and Ferid Murad, M.D., Ph.D., had a number of lessons to offer George Washington University students earlier this week.

February 02, 2012 Press Release

The GW Women’s Heart Center has a new supporter in local chef and restaurateur, Ris Lacoste, who owns the Foggy Bottom restaurant, RIS.

January 29, 2012 Featured News

The Nash twins have a routine. It plays out in their Pentagon City apartment on the occasional nights when their schedules overlap. Rachel prepares dinner and Leah packs tomorrow’s lunches.

January 25, 2012 Press Release

Lindsay Garvin, a doctoral candidate pursuing a Ph.D. in Microbiology and Immunology as part of the Institute of Biomedical Sciences, a joint program with the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences and the GW Columbian College of Arts and Sciences, has been awarded a two-year research fellowship by the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers Association of America (PhRMA) Foundation.

January 25, 2012 Faculty in the Media

Dr. Cynthia Tracy, professor of Medicine at the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences and clinician at the Medical Faculty Associates, discusses the surgery she and her colleagues performed to repair a hole in a 36-year old Honduran woman's heart at GW Hospital.

January 23, 2012 Featured News

Since launching “Joining Forces,” a national initiative to support military families, last spring, Michelle Obama and Jill Biden, Ed.D., have successfully recruited the participation of numerous businesses, nonprofit organizations, and individuals.

January 22, 2012 Featured News

Now that classes are back in full swing, so are coughs and sniffles. And the viruses that cause the common cold and influenza are everywhere – on keyboards, on doorknobs, on elevator buttons, and especially on your classmates and co-workers.

January 22, 2012 Press Release

The George Washington Institute for Spirituality and Health (GWish) has received a $175, 851 grant from the Arthur Vining Davis Foundation to convene a working group of 30 subject-matter experts, in the areas of medicine, nursing, chaplaincy, social work, allied health, healthcare economics, insurance, policy, law, workforce, education, and ethics, to address the role of spirituality and health in creating more compassionate systems of care