Research News

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.
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.
The GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences HIVE lab takes 5th place out of 44 teams competing teams the Veterans Administration’s 2020–21 National AI Tech Sprint. Their prototype application harnesses powerful machine-learning tools for treatment outcome prediction and guided clinical decision-…
Michael Bukrinsky, MD, PhD, professor of microbiology, immunology, and tropical medicine at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, is conducting two studies focusing on HIV-associated disorders, with the support of grants from the National Institutes of Health. 
The George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) was recently awarded a T32 Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award institutional research training grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), an agency of the U.S. Department of…
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…
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.
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.
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…
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.