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Myasthenia gravis is a chronic autoimmune disease that affects how well the nerves and muscles communicate with each other. Pictured are neuromuscular junctions - the red is the muscle endplate and the green is the motor nerve

The National Institutes of Health awarded a research team at GW $7.8 million to establish a rare disease network for myasthenia gravis. 

Congratulations to Maranda Ward, EdD ’17, MPH, assistant professor of clinical research and leadership at SMHS, who earned a spot on the Leadership Center for Excellence’s 40 Under 40 list.

October 01, 2019 AnnouncementResearch News

Nathaniel DeNicola, MD, co-authored a review article on environmental exposures on reproductive health and how OB-GYNs can work with their patients to ensure safe pregnancies. The piece is published in Obstetrics and Gynecology Clinics of North America.

September 30, 2019 Announcement

Faculty at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) will take part in the American College of Rheumatology’s (ACR) 2019 Annual Meeting in November in Atlanta.

September 30, 2019 AnnouncementResearch News

During a symposium on correctional policy, practice, and care for incarcerated members of the transgender community, held at the GW, stakeholders found that collaborative engagement could help further guidance for this vulnerable population.

September 30, 2019 Faculty in the Media

Rachel Brem, MD, director of breast imaging and intervention at the GW Cancer Center and professor of radiology as SMHS, spoke to Today.com for an article discussing what women under 40 should do to detect breast cancer.

Jeffrey S. Akman, MD ’81, RESD ’84, Delivers His Last State of the School Address as Vice President and Dean
September 26, 2019 Alumni NewsFeatured News

George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) MD program alumni from the classes of 1969, ’74, ’79, ’84, ’89, ’94, ’99, and 2009 gathered in Ross Hall 101 to listen to Jeffrey S. Akman, MD ’81, RESD ’85, vice president for health affairs, Walter A.

H Street Society
September 25, 2019 Alumni NewsFeatured News

The GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences inducted members of the MD Class of 1969 into the H Street Society during MD Reunion Weekend.