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May 11, 2017

Urgent Matters, Philips Blue Jay Consulting, and Schumacher Clinical Partners are now accepting submissions for the 2017 Emergency Care Innovation of the Year Award, a competitive opportunity that fosters innovation in emergency departments nationwide.

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May 04, 2017

Xiaoyen Zheng, Ph.D., assistant professor of anatomy and regenerative biology, recently received a $1.7 million grant from the National Institutes of Health and National Institute of General Medical Sciences to study the underlying mechanisms of the Hedgehog receptor.

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April 20, 2017

A research team at Children’s National Health System, led by Zhe Han, Ph.D., associate professor in the Center for Cancer & Immunology Research, published a report in Journal of the American Society of Nephrology about a dietary supplement that has demonstrated the ability to reverse cellular damage linked to specific genetic mutations in transgenic fruit flies.

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April 19, 2017

Brad Jones, Ph.D., assistant professor of microbiology, immunology, and tropical medicine, published research in Cell Host & Microbe finding defective HIV proviruses, long thought to be harmless, produce viral proteins and distract the immune system from killing intact proviruses needed to reduce the HIV reservoir and cure HIV. 

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April 10, 2017

Allan L. Goldstein, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus in Residence of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine, co-authored a paper published in Nature Medicine finding a potential new drug to treat and stop the progression of cystic fibrosis. 

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March 27, 2017

Researchers at the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences found a majority of first-year medical students changed their online behavior after participating in a social media and professionalism course, with results published in the Teaching and Learning in Medicine journal.

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March 16, 2017

Fourth-year medical students at the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences will gather with family, friends, alumni, and faculty for a Match Day ceremony on Friday, March 17.

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March 09, 2017

Researchers at the George Washington University (GW) have developed a way to test recombinant vaccines for their ability to stay effective after years of storage. This is an important next step in the development of a recombinant hookworm vaccine being developed at GW.

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