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April 27, 2011 Featured News

Just a few decades ago, the connection between neurobiology and cancer biology was suspected, but unspoken.

April 27, 2011 Faculty in the Media

In an op-ed, Katherine Chretien, M.D., associate professor of Medicine in the School of Medicine and Health Sciences, discusses her concerns about kids playing tackle football, based on mounting medical evidence of repetitive head trauma causing chronic brain injury.

April 26, 2011 Press Release

WASHINGTON (April  27, 2011) — By dividing individuals with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) into four subtypes according to similarity of symptoms and reanalyzing existing genome-wide genetic data on these individuals vs.

April 26, 2011 Press Release

WASHINGTON – The National Institutes of Health (NIH) announced yesterday that Peter Hotez, M.D., Ph.D., a scientist and researcher at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, has been appointed to serve as a member of the NIH Council of Councils.

April 25, 2011 Press Release

WASHINGTON (April 26, 2011) – The GW Institute for Neuroscience presents the First Annual Neuroscience Symposium, “The Developing Brain and Cancer.” This day-long event features four keynote speakers who are leaders in the field of neuroscience research, as well as presentations by selected gradu

April 21, 2011 Featured News

The thought first struck what Vinayak Jha, M.D., assistant professor of Medicine, calls his “ridiculous nerve.”

April 10, 2011 Featured News

Since its founding in 2006, the GW HEALing (Healthcare, Education and Active Living) Clinic has helped expand healthcare access to vulnerable populations in Washington D.C.

April 10, 2011 Featured News

The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) welcomed 600 new students on Saturday. Some held human body parts in the gross anatomy lab. Some learned how to suture. And others were shown how to deliver a baby.