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For the first time, researchers at the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences have successfully used the gene-editing tool CRISPR/Cas9 to limit the impact of parasitic worms responsible for schistosomiasis and for liver fluke infection, which can cause a diverse spectrum of human disease including bile duct cancer. 

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January 13, 2019 Faculty in the Media

Amir Afkhami, MD, PhD, associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, authored an op-ed in The Washington Post about why the U.S. should know the health status of the Iranian supreme leader. The article was also shared by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and The Post and Courier (Charlotte, South Carolina).

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January 11, 2019 Faculty in the Media

Neal Barnard, MD, adjunct associate professor of medicine, was quoted in the Daily Mail for an article about the impact of a vegan diet on athletes.

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January 11, 2019 Faculty in the Media

James Phillips, MD, assistant professor of emergency medicine, spoke to Washingtonian for an article about scooter safety and how to properly ride the District's many electric scooters.

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January 09, 2019 Faculty in the Media

A. Yasmine Kirkorian, MD, assistant professor of dermatology and of pediatrics, spoke to U.S. News & World Report for an article about hyperhidrosis.

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January 07, 2019 Announcement

Congratulations to Maranda Ward, EdD, MPH, visiting assistant professor of clinical research and leadership at SMHS, for being selected to serve on D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser’s Commission on Health Equity.

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January 05, 2019 Faculty in the Media

Rosalyn Jurjus, MD, associate professor of anatomy and cell biology, spoke to NPR for a segment about the Human Cell Atlas.

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January 04, 2019 Announcement

A paper Oncology Issues journal paper, published by Adam Friedman, MD, director of translational research in the Department of Dermatology at SMHS, and MD student Stephanie Kao, is part of an effort to raise awareness of supportive oncodermatology.

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