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.
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.
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.
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