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January 15, 2021

John W. Larsen Jr., MD, FACOG, FACMG, Professor Emeritus of Obstetrics and Gynecology, passed away on Jan. 6, 2021

Illustration of HIV/AIDS virus cells
January 14, 2021

The George Washington University (GW), in collaboration with Whitman Walker Institute (WWI), was selected by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) to receive an $8.4 million, seven‐year award as part of a significant investment in infrastructure and expertise in support of HIV/AIDS clinical trials. The grant establishes the District of Columbia Clinical Trials Unit as a regionally focused clinical research unit designed to address the HIV epidemic in the nation’s capital.


December 09, 2020

A group of interdisciplinary researchers received more than $3.3 million in grants for their research on networks within the autonomic nervous system and therapies that may lead to new treatments for heart attack and sleep apnea.

TC Williams High School students learning to take blood pressure
December 08, 2020

The George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) has received a $700,000 grant from the Commonwealth of Virginia to implement an innovative educational project in the life sciences and expand regional job opportunities for students in the Governor’s Health Sciences Academy at T.C. Williams High School.

November 25, 2020

SMHS is embarking on a strategic planning process, with the GW MFA, that will guide the combined goals of the SMHS/GW MFA for the first several years of the post-pandemic academic medical enterprise.