Investigators at SMHS received a $1.2 million grant from Wellcome Trust to produce a controlled human hookworm infection model and establish a hookworm vaccine challenge model for two of the most advanced hookworm vaccine candidate antigens in endemic areas.
Jonathan Reiner, MD, professor of medicine, was quoted in an article from The Hill on the use of convalescent plasma to treat COVID-19.
Timothy Harlan, MD, co-authored an article in The British Journal arguing for increased of "food is medicine" interventions in the health care system.
Fourth-year MD student Harleen Marwah was awarded the 2020 Emerging Physician Leader Award by Health Care Without Harm.
Elmer Huerta, MD, MPH, clinical professor of medicine and director of the Cancer Preventorium at GW Cancer Center, spoke to CNN for a segment on why he decided to volunteer for the Phase 3 COVID-19 vaccine clinical trial at GW.
As SMHS strives to make anti-racism an indelible part of its culture, a new educational series will help students, faculty, and staff better understand concepts such as anti-racism and structural racism.