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GW Researcher Tests New Method for Rapid Detection of Infection in Wounds

A new method for detection of infection in wounds could take physicians less than a minute to complete, rather than the current 24 hours it takes for diagnosis, according to research by the George Washington University’s Victoria Shanmugam, M.D.
5-Feb-2016 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Undergraduate Applications to GW Up by More Than 28 Percent

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The George Washington University has received a record number of admissions applications. University admissions officials report applications for first-year, undergraduate students applying to enter for fall 2016 rose an unprecedented 28 percent...
4-Feb-2016 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

The George Washington University Names Inaugural Director of Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders Institute

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Kevin Pelphrey will begin his new role April 1.
3-Feb-2016 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

MaxMind Gives $100K to GW Center for Neglected Tropical Diseases to Create Gene Drive to Eliminate Schistosomiasis

MaxMind, an industry-leading provider of IP security and online fraud detection tools, has given a $100K gift to the George Washington University’s Research Center for Neglected Diseases of Poverty to end schistosomiasis through gene drive...
1-Feb-2016 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Health Policy and Law Leader Appointed as Chair of the Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission

Sara Rosenbaum, JD, the Harold and Jane Hirsh Professor of Health Law and Policy at Milken Institute School of Public Health (Milken Institute SPH) at the George Washington University, has been appointed as the chair of the Medicaid and CHIP Payment...
16-Dec-2015 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

The George Washington University’s Gelman Library to House Winston Churchill’s World War II Engagement Diary

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A collection of handwritten cards detailing Winston Churchill’s appointments during World War II, including such historic events as Victory in Europe (VE) Day and the British prime minister’s regular meetings with the King of England and...
16-Dec-2015 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Milken Institute School of Public Health and the District of Columbia Department of Health Launch the DC Center for Rational Prescribing

Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University (GW) and the District of Columbia Department of Health (DOH) announced the launch of a website that provides impartial, scientific information about drugs and other...
16-Dec-2015 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Study Finds Most Crowded U.S. Hospitals Did Not Adopt Proven Interventions

Researchers at the George Washington University looked at crowding in U.S. hospitals from 2007-10 and found that while the adoption of strategies to reduce emergency department crowding has increased, many of the nation’s most crowded emergency...
7-Dec-2015 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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