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GW Researchers Receive $1.6 Million to Improve Cardiac Function During Heart Failure

Researchers at the George Washington University received $1.6 million from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute to find ways to restore parasympathetic activity to the heart through oxytocin neuron activation. This heart-brain connection...
22-Jun-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Milken Institute School of Public Health Receives Two Grants for a Total of $7 Million to Study Microbiome and Disease Prevention

The Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University (Milken Institute SPH) today announced receiving two separate awards for a total of $7 million to study the human microbiome, the collection of bacteria and other...
14-Jun-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

GW Receives $2Million for Phase 1 Clinical Trial to Test Hookworm Vaccines in Endemic Area

Researchers from the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences received a $2.1 million U01 grant from the NIH to begin work on a phase 1 clinical trial to test a hookworm vaccine in an endemic area of Brazil.
23-May-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

George Washington University to Lead International Pediatric Anesthesiology Training for Operation Smile

This week more than one hundred doctors and residents from around the world will gather at four universities across the nation, including the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences, to enhance existing medical skills and learn new surgical...
18-May-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Affordable Care Act Has Increased Health Coverage of Patients at Migrant Health Centers

Patients who receive care at migrant health centers located in Medicaid expansion states are increasingly likely to have Medicaid, according to a report published today by the Geiger Gibson/RCHN Community Health Foundation Research Collaborative at...
17-May-2016 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

GW Cancer Center Receives $100K from Susan G. Komen to Reduce Breast Cancer Disparities in D.C’s Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Communities

The GW Cancer Center received nearly $100,000 to reduce cancer disparities in Washington, D.C.’s lesbian, bisexual, and transgender communities from Susan G. Komen.
11-May-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

GW Cancer Institute Receives $100K for Avon Patient Navigator

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The GW Cancer Institute, the patient-centered care and health equity arm of the newly established GW Cancer Center, was presented with a $100,000 check from The Avon Foundation for Women at the AVON 39 The Walk to End Breast Cancer closing...
4-May-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

EPA, Navy Employees Who Predict Water Cycles and Pirate Attacks Are Among Arthur S. Flemming Award Winners

How do you predict a pirate attack? Or a radical change in a global water flow? You ask the winners of this year’s Arthur S. Flemming Awards.
27-Apr-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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