Research News

June 29, 2021
With a five-year, $2.17 million grant from the National Institutes of Health, Wenge Zhu, PhD, associate professor of biochemistry and molecular medicine at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, is aiming to help ovarian cancer patients overcome resistance to…
June 22, 2021
Nanotechnology delivery systems may be an innovative and effective approach to delivering cannabinoids for skin care, according to a team from the Department of Dermatology at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences.
June 8, 2021
More than 150 research posters covered a range of disciplines, such as basic and translational science, clinical research, health policy and public health research, and education-related research, during the first annual Medical Student Research Day, May 7.
June 8, 2021
Imtiaz Khan, PhD, professor of microbiology, immunology, and tropical medicine at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, recently received a $2.9 million grant from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases at the National Institutes of Health to…
June 8, 2021
Kenna Peusner, PhD, professor of neurology at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, received a $1.65 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to investigate the peripheral vestibular system in congenital vestibular disorders.
May 12, 2021
A collaborative team from the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences and Albert Einstein College of Medicine published on the possibility that curcumin may be a viable photoprotective adjuvant when delivered through nanoparticles,
May 9, 2021
The predoctoral NIH fellowship, also known as the Ruth L. Kirschstein Predoctoral Individual National Research Service Award, is earned by scholars based on the quality of their mentored research proposal and career development plan.
March 22, 2021
The GW Medical Faculty Associates will pilot a real-time remote monitoring tool for maternal mental health with Babyscripts, the leading virtual care platform for managing obstetrics. GW will be gathering data around the efficacy of the new tool for a focused research study. 
March 16, 2021
GW researchers found low dose aspirin may reduce the need for mechanical ventilation, ICU admission and in-hospital mortality in hospitalized COVID-19 patients. Final results indicating the lung protective effects of aspirin were published today in Anesthesia & Analgesia.
March 14, 2021
The GW Department of Dermatology received a $250,000 grant from Pfizer to expand accessible teledermatology for atopic dermatitis patients in Washington, D.C.