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New Research Finds Pathogenic Connection between Autoimmune Disorders and Cancer

Autoimmune disorders may share certain pathogenic mechanisms with cancer, according to a new report published in PLOS ONE by Linda Kusner, Ph.D., assistant research professor in the Department of Pharmacology and Physiology at the George Washington...
21-Jul-2014 11:30 AM EDT

GW’s National Center for Medical-Legal Partnership Becomes HRSA-Funded Technical Assistance Center for Health Centers

The National Center for Medical-Legal Partnership (NCMLP), a project of Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University, was awarded a 3-year National Cooperative Agreement (NCA) from the U.S. Human Resources Services...
22-Jul-2014 9:05 AM EDT

GW Researcher Unlocks Next Step in Creating HIV-1 Immunotherapy Using Fossil Virus

Douglas Nixon, chair of the Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Tropical Medicine at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, was published in the Cutting Edge section of the Journal of Immunology for his...
17-Jul-2014 11:00 AM EDT

GW and Peking University Awarded Funding to Understand the Molecular Mechanisms of a Very Common Blood Coagulation Disorder

The GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences and The Peking University Medical College in Beijing, China are pleased to announce the award of significant funding for an international co-operative project to understand the molecular mechanisms of a...
15-Jul-2014 2:00 PM EDT

Milken Institute School of Public Health Receives Donation from Sanofi US

Milken Institute School of Public Health (Milken Institute SPH) at the George Washington University today announced a generous gift of $2.5 million from the global healthcare company Sanofi US to endow a professorship focused on prevention and the...
14-Jul-2014 1:05 PM EDT

Dr. Victoria Shanmugam to Serve as Director of the Division of Rheumatology at the George Washington University

The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences is pleased to announce that Victoria Shanmugam, MBBS, MRCP, has been appointed to serve as the director of the Division of Rheumatology in the Department of Medicine.
14-Jul-2014 1:00 PM EDT

Milken Institute School of Public Health Holds Panel Discussion on the Hobby Lobby Case

The Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University (Milken Institute SPH) will hold a panel discussion on July 16 that will explore the recent Supreme Court decision for Burwell v. Hobby Lobby.
14-Jul-2014 9:15 AM EDT

Urgent Matters Accepting Submissions for 2014 Emergency Care Innovation of the Year

Urgent Matters, Blue Jay Consulting, and Schumacher Group are now accepting submissions for the 2014 Emergency Care Innovation of the Year Award, a competition to foster innovation in emergency departments nationwide.
10-Jul-2014 1:00 PM EDT

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