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GW Cancer Institute Approved for a $250K Engagement Award by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute

The George Washington University Cancer Institute has been approved for a $250,000 Eugene Washington PCORI Engagement Award by the Patient-centered Outcomes Research Institute to create the first-ever online Community of Practice for...
30-Jul-2015 11:05 AM EDT

Report Documents Unmet Need for Expanded Family Planning Services at CHCs

As part of a unique survey of nearly 2,000 women of childbearing age who receive health care at the nation’s community health centers, 90 percent reported that they were not actively seeking to become pregnant in the next 12 months. Yet more than...
28-Jul-2015 8:30 AM EDT

Men Referred for Borderline Testosterone Levels Have Higher Rates of Depression and Depressive Symptoms

Researchers at the George Washington University (GW), led by Michael S. Irwig, M.D., found that men referred for tertiary care for borderline testosterone levels had much higher rates of depression and depressive symptoms than those of the general...
1-Jul-2015 12:05 PM EDT

PrEP Data Links Anti-HIV Immune Response to Reduce Chance of Infection

Research published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences found that some individuals exposed to HIV-1, but who remain uninfected, have a certain pattern of virus-specific immune responses that differentiated them from individuals...
22-Jun-2015 4:05 PM EDT

GW Establishes Program on Extremism

The new program is the first of its kind in the U.S. devoted solely to research on extremism.
16-Jun-2015 10:00 AM EDT

GW Researchers’ Plasma Thruster Reaches Space


The technology can increase the lifetime and controllability of miniature satellites.
15-Jun-2015 3:05 PM EDT

GW Researcher Finds Differences in Brain Expression of RORA Gene May Contribute to Sex Bias in Autism

Valerie Hu, Ph.D., professor of biochemistry and molecular medicine at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, has found an important sex-dependent difference in the level of RORA protein in brain tissues of males...
27-May-2015 10:05 AM EDT

GW Leader and SMHS Dean, Jeffrey S. Akman, M.D., to Serve on the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS

Jeffrey S. Akman, M.D., vice president for health affairs at the George Washington University (GW) and dean of the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences, was sworn in as a new member of the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS on May 21,...
26-May-2015 2:05 PM EDT

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