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Bust of George Washington on the George Washington University Foggy Bottom Campus
August 05, 2020

The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences announced the new emeriti faculty inductees as well as the promotions and tenure selections, effective July 1, 2020.

August 05, 2020

Juan Reyes, MD, and Shant Ayanian, MD, both assistant professors of medicine, published research in the journal Future Medicine, finding five biomarkers associated with higher odds of clinical deterioration and death in COVID-19 patients. 

August 05, 2020

 Alejandro Villagra, PhD, assistant professor of biochemistry and molecular medicine, and his research team published a new study in Cancer Research, finding the genetic modifier HDAC6 controls tumor growth and halts metastasis in triple-negative breast cancer in vivo.

August 04, 2020

Two PhD students at SMHS recently earned predoctoral fellowship awards from the National Institutes of Health.

July 31, 2020

Maranda Ward, EdD, MPH, was selected as a SMHS Emerging Scholars Fellow for 2020-21. The scholarly focus for her project is health equity and anti-racism.

David Diemert, MD, professor of medicine at the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences, and Manya Magnus, PhD, MPH, professor of epidemiology at Milken Institute School of Public Health at GW
July 27, 2020

The George Washington University will participate in a clinical trial for an investigational COVID-19 vaccine.

July 23, 2020

As part of an ongoing pursuit to improve the academic experience for faculty and students, the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) is pleased to announce two new strategic developments — a consolidated Office of Student Support that will serve as a school-wi

July 21, 2020

Fourth-year MD student Sowmya Mangipudi was first author of a correspondence published in The Lancet Global Health assessing the availability of oxygen in sub-Saharan African countries.