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September 27, 2021 AnnouncementResearch News

In a recent study, Tim McCaffrey, PhD, professor of medicine at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, led a team of researchers conducting the largest RNA expression analysis of human coronary artery disease to date. 

Photo, Yolanda Haywood and Robert Miller
September 20, 2021 Announcement

George Washington Unviersity School of Medicine and Health Sciences senior leaders selected to serve in new roles.

Photo Robert Miller
September 20, 2021 AnnouncementResearch News

The George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) announced that Robert H. Miller, PhD, will serve as the vice dean for research and academic affairs, effective Aug. 1, 2021. Miller has been serving on an interim basis in this role since early 2020. 

Photo Yolanda Haywood
September 20, 2021 Alumni NewsAnnouncement

Yolanda Haywood, MD, RESD ’87, BS ’81, CERT ’04, professor of emergency medicine, was selected to serve as the senior associate dean for diversity and faculty affairs for the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, effective Aug.1, 2021. 

Group of new appointees
September 14, 2021 Announcement

The end of summer saw a number of faculty members from the George Washington Univeristy School of Medicine and Health Sciences with new appointments and additional roles. 

photo of Anne Chiaramello, PhD, associate professor of anatomy and cell biology
September 14, 2021 Research NewsFeatured News

Anne Chiaramello, PhD, associate professor of anatomy and cell biology and founding director of the Mito-EpiGen Program, discusses the $1.13 million NIH grant she is working on with Andrea Gropman, MD, from Children’s National Hospital, to test a novel therapeutic approach for two rare mitochondrial diseases that occur when mitochondria in cells do not produce enough energy.

NASA Astronaut Kjell Lindgren, MD, MPH
September 10, 2021 AnnouncementFeatured News

On Sept. 9, 2021, NASA Astronaut Dr. Kjell Lindgren presented Grand Rounds to an SMHS audience of students, faculty and staff. During his remarks, he reflected on his journey to becoming an astronaut, spoke about the goals he set for himself, and talked about moments that did not go as planned. He gave a first-hand account of what helped him overcome the challenges he faced and how he continued to work toward his goals, even in the face of adversity.

September 10, 2021 Research NewsPress Release

The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences researchers have been awarded a $3.6 million contract to genetically modify commensal organisms to produce antidotes for harmful biological and chemical agents, such as anthrax, Ebola, and even COVID-19.