Research News

December 22, 2021
The George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) and the GW Medical Faculty Associates (MFA) have established a new, centralized Office of Clinical Research (OCR) that will serve as a go-to resource for all faculty and staff involved in clinical research at the…
October 11, 2021
Katherine Blackmore, PhD ’21, received a 2021 Chorafas Foundation Award for outstanding work in the selected fields of engineering sciences, medicine, and natural sciences for her work on metabolic syndrome.
October 11, 2021
The George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) was recently awarded a National Institutes of Health (NIH) T-32 research training grant. The five-year grant, worth nearly $1 million overall, will support the training of junior scientists who will advance research…
September 26, 2021
In a recent study, Tim McCaffrey, PhD, professor of medicine at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, led a team of researchers conducting the largest RNA expression analysis of human coronary artery disease to date. 
September 19, 2021
The George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) announced that Robert H. Miller, PhD, will serve as the vice dean for research and academic affairs, effective Aug. 1, 2021. Miller has been serving on an interim basis in this role since early 2020. 
September 13, 2021
Anne Chiaramello, PhD, associate professor of anatomy and cell biology and founding director of the Mito-EpiGen Program, discusses the $1.13 million NIH grant she is working on with Andrea Gropman, MD, from Children’s National Hospital, to test a novel therapeutic approach for two rare…
September 9, 2021
The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences researchers have been awarded a $3.6 million contract to genetically modify commensal organisms to produce antidotes for harmful biological and chemical agents, such as anthrax, Ebola, and even COVID-19.
August 29, 2021
A vaccine for Lassa fever may be on the horizon, thanks to a new clinical trial jointly led by Elissa Malkin, DO, MPH, assistant research professor of medicine at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences.
August 22, 2021
The key to unlocking a critical element of breast cancer treatment may lie with the work of Mei-Yi Wu, PhD, associate research professor in the Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences.
August 2, 2021
The George Washington University (GW) Cancer Center recently announced the selection of the 2021 GW Cancer Center Awards, recognizing excellence in research, mentorship, and early career contributions.