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June 14, 2021

Katherine Chiappinelli, PhD, assistant professor of microbiology, immunology, and tropical medicine at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, received a $1.87 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to research the regulation of repetitive elements in cancer by P53 and epigenetic mechanisms. 

June 09, 2021

Kenna Peusner, PhD, professor of neurology at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, received a $1.65 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to investigate the peripheral vestibular system in congenital vestibular disorders.

June 09, 2021

Imtiaz Khan, PhD, professor of microbiology, immunology, and tropical medicine at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, recently received a $2.9 million grant from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases at the National Institutes of Health to study the relationship between CD4 dysfunction and cerebral toxoplasmosis.

June 24, 2021 job fair poster
June 09, 2021

The George Washington University Medical Faculty Associates (GW MFA), the largest multi-specialty physician practice in the Washington, D.C., area, is hosting a job fair on Thursday, June 24, from 3 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., in the Marvin Center Continental Ballroom, 800 21st St NW.

June 04, 2021

In a recent study, Maranda C. Ward, EdD, MPH, assistant professor of clinical research and leadership at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, assessed the impact of a writing assignment on students’ awareness of racialized health disparities.

June 04, 2021

In a special issue of the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, Leigh A. Frame, PhD, program director of the Integrative Medicine Programs and assistant professor of clinical research and leadership at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, played dual roles: guest editor and article author. In her article, Frame reports that nutrition and its role in clinical care are widely accepted, but there is a gap in communicating its importance in health care. 

June 03, 2021

Neerja Vashist, a doctoral candidate in the genomics and bioinformatics program at the George Washington University Institute for Biomedical Science, is the first to receive a research award through the Fulbright Program to study in India for the 2021-2022 academic year. Vashist will be conducting research at the National Institute for Research in Reproductive Health in Mumbai.

June 02, 2021

Reem Al Shabeeb, a 2021 graduate of The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS), is one of the authors of the study, “The Infection Rate of Intralesional Triamcinolone and the Safety of Compounding in Dermatology for Intradermal and Subcutaneous Injection: A Retrospective Medical Record Review,” published in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology.