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April 21, 2023

Three teams from the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences advanced to the finals in the Health Care and Life Sciences track of the GW Office of Innovation and Entrepreneurship’s New Venture Competition April 13.

April 21, 2023

First-year medical student Callen Morrison received the 14th Annual Marilyn J. Koering Award, April 6. The award — named in honor of Marilyn Koering, PhD, Professor Emeritus of Anatomy and Cell Biology, who taught at GW for 34 years — is presented each year to a first-year medical student for…

April 21, 2023

Endowed health policy fellowship will grow GW’s family medicine specialty and improve health equity throughout the District.

March 30, 2023

The George Washington University’s Iranian Student Association, the GW Global Women’s Institute, and the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) Clara Bliss Hinds Society hosted “Raise High for Social Justice: GW Supporting the Women of Iran,” a discussion of the roles that women have…

March 28, 2023

A new combination drug treatment showed promising results in patients with pan-refractory, recurrent/metastatic head and neck cancer, according to a study published today in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.

March 28, 2023

The Office of International Medicine Programs (IMP) at the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) has just initiated a six-year contract with Ibn Sina University for Medical Sciences (ISUMS), the first private medical school in Amman, Jordan.

March 23, 2023

Mohamad Koubeissi, MD, FAAN, FANA, FAES, professor of neurology, has been selected to serve as interim chair of the Department of Neurology and Rehabilitation Medicine. Out-going Department Chair Henry Kaminski, MD, will continue to serve the academic medical enterprise in several missions.

March 23, 2023

A pair of Phase III trials led by Jonathan I. Silverberg, MD, PhD, suggest a 16-week treatment with a drug called lebrikizumab was effective in adults and adolescents with moderate to severe dermatitis. The study results were published in the March 15 edition of the New England Journal of…

March 23, 2023

Members of the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences MD Class of 2023 celebrated Match Day on March 17, learning where they would train in their medical specialties.

March 22, 2023

Colorectal cancer is the third leading cause for cancer related deaths in the United States, and March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. The public is reminded that regular cancer screenings, even when no signs or symptoms of disease are present, is an important step in saving lives. Here,…