Jesse Pines, MD, senior author and director of the Center for Healthcare Innovation and Policy ResearchJesse Pines, MD, senior author and director of the Center for Healthcare Innovation and Policy Research
Mathilde "Matty" Knight, PhD, adjunct professor of microbiology, immunology, and tropical medicine at GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences was on the research team that found a genome in the Biomphalaria snail that may explain why the snail is a prime transmitter for the parasite, Schistosoma mansoni.
The GW Cancer Center is pleased to announce the opening of the Supportive Oncodermatology Clinic. This clinic is the only one of its kind in the Washington, D.C. region, and one of only a handful of such clinics in the country.
Eduardo Sotomayor, MD, director of the GW Cancer Center, published research looking at the development of resistance to Ibrutinib, a drug used to treat patients suffering with mantle cell lymphoma.
David Diemert, MD, associate professor, and Jeffrey Bethony, PHD, professor, both in the Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Tropical Medicine, received a $3 million UOI grant from the National Institutes of Health to test the efficacy of a candidate recombinant hookworm vaccine.
Raya Elfadel Kheirbek, MD, MPH, associate professor of medicine at the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences published research in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, about the long health and life spans of centenarian veterans.
Karen A. Wright, PhD, PA-C, was named assistant dean for student life and academic support of health sciences at the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences. Wright is an assistant professor and interim chair of the Department of Physician Assistant Studies and the PA program director.
Katherine Chretien, M.D., assistant dean for student affairs, and associate professor of medicine at the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences, was elected to the executive board of the Northeast Group on Student Affairs.