The question had puzzled doctors for more than 100 years: How did nitroglycerin — the same explosive compound Alfred Nobel famously tamed in his invention of dynamite — work as a therapeutic? They knew it flushed blood into the heart, alleviating painful conditions like angina, but how?
On a Wednesday last April, Valerie Hu, Ph.D., professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at GW’s School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS), eagerly anticipated the release of an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) study that she authored and that appeared in the online science journal ...
The concept of “flow” is a defining characteristic for Ramesh Mazhari. As an interventional cardiologist, she is dedicated to restoring and improving patient blood flow to the heart. As a researcher, she has transitioned almost effortlessly from one new idea to the next.
A lot of things seem to walk away from Katalin Roth’s office, which, she admits, is “due for a clean.” But a simple greeting card isn’t one of them. She locates it swiftly, plucks it off the bulletin board, and reads it aloud.
As he anticipated the final out in the World Series last November, Ken Akizuki, M.D. ’93, ran from the San Francisco Giants’ clubhouse to the end of a tunnel behind the team’s dugout.