Research Funding

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…
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 13, 2021
Katherine Chiappinelli, PhD, assistant professor of microbiology, immunology, and tropical medicine at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, received a $1.87 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to research the regulation of repetitive elements in…
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.
January 13, 2021
The George Washington University (GW), in collaboration with Whitman Walker Institute (WWI), was selected by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) to receive an $8.4 million, seven‐year award as part of a significant investment in infrastructure and expertise in support…
September 14, 2020
Four young researchers at the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences were selected as fellows to the recently awarded five-year National Cancer Institute T32 Training Grant.
July 15, 2020
Rebecca Lynch, PhD, was awarded $3.6 million to investigate HIV-1 resistance to antibody treatments.
June 14, 2020
Dermatology fellows Chapman Wei and Kamaria Nelson, MD, were awarded research grants from La Fondation La Roche-Posay.
June 16, 2019
Kimberly Cabe, FNP-BC, a graduate student in the Integrative Medicine Program, was awarded a grant from the BUCK Cancer Foundation.