Research News

April 28, 2015
Researchers at Children's National Health System, a clinical partner of the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences, joining other teams, have uncovered new evidence that T-cells, a type of blood cells, can effectively restore antiviral immunity after transplantation for some of the most high-…
April 26, 2015
An interdisciplinary, city-wide consortium of researchers, led by Alan E. Greenberg, MD, MPH, professor and chair in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at Milken Institute School of Public Health, has received a grant from the National Institutes of Health for an expected $7.5 million…
April 22, 2015
Larrissa May, M.D., director of the Clinical Research Fellowship and associate professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine, was published in Clinical Infectious Disease for her research finding a rise in shortages of key antibiotics used to treat highly resistant infections.
April 20, 2015
New research published in Nature has found several drugs could lead to new treatment options for multiple sclerosis (MS), including two drugs that effectively treat MS at the source, in vivo. When administered at the peak of disease, these two drugs showed a striking reversal of disease severity.
April 6, 2015
More than 280 posters highlighting basic science research projects to translational efforts were presented at Health and Medicine Research Day.
March 16, 2015
An interdisciplinary group of researchers from the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences and Children’s National Health System has been awarded a program project grant for $6.2 million from The Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development to solve pediatric…
March 11, 2015
Jesse Pines, M.D., M.B.A., director of the Office for Clinical Practice Innovation, was recently published in the Annals of Emergency Medicine for a study showing that medical homes can have a positive effect on patients, as far as limiting outpatient emergency department use, but they don’t seem…
January 27, 2015
The GW Cancer Institute received a $97K grant from Genentech to address health disparities in cancer care.