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Two SMHS students paint a small ceramic piggy bank red
September 24, 2019 Featured News

In early September, students participated in SMHS Community Service Day, a chance to learn more about needs in Washington, D.C., and discover ways they can give back as members of this vibrant city. 

September 24, 2019 Press Release

The GW Cancer Center has experts available to speak during Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

September 24, 2019 Research NewsPress Release

GW Cancer Center researchers found that PTEN, a tumor suppressor gene mutated in approximately 20% of primary prostate cancers, and in as many as 50% of androgen deprivation-resistant prostate cancers, relies on another gene, ARID4B, to function. 

A woman talks to a group of faculty members
September 23, 2019 Announcement

A new development series aimed at furthering health equity education for educators and health care providers was launched earlier this month by the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) Department of Clinical Research and Leadership.

September 19, 2019 Press Release
  • The GW HealthDesk is open to residents of Washington D.C. at the Pennsylvania Avenue Baptist Church's Annual Community Day on Saturday, Sept. 21. The GW Healthdesk is a collaboration between the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences and the Pennsylvania Avenue Baptist Church, funded by a grant from the D.C. Department of Healthcare Finance. 
September 13, 2019 Announcement

Dominic Raj, MD, director of the Division of Renal Disease and Hypertension at SMHS, received the award from the American Association of Kidney Patients.

September 11, 2019 Research NewsPress Release

Raja Mazumder, PhD, professor of biochemistry and molecular medicine, authored a paper published in PLOS ONE outlining the baseline biome of a healthy human gut. This will serve as a reference for doctors, patients, and researchers, giving them an idea of what a “normal” human microbiome looks like. 

September 03, 2019 Announcement

Homa Ahmadzia, MD, has received a K23 grant for her research investigating postpartum hemorrhage and ways of minimizing it.