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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

Americans Overwhelmingly Engaged in 2016 Election but Tone of Race Is Affecting Voters, New GW Battleground Poll Shows

The 2016 presidential election is on the top of most Americans’ minds, according to the latest George Washington University Battleground Poll. Despite, or perhaps because of, the high level of engagement, voters have negative views of almost all...
25-Apr-2016 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

21st Century Farming Technology Takes Top Prize at Entrepreneurship Competition

A futuristic farming model that uses 90 percent less water and 80 percent less fertilizer than traditional farms by HomeGrown Farms won first place at this year’s New Venture Competition sponsored by the George Washington University.
22-Apr-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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GW Experts for President’s Vietnam-Japan Trip

18-May-2016 10:05 AM EDT

National Stroke Awareness Month: GW Experts Available to Comment

27-Apr-2016 12:00 PM EDT

GW Experts Available to Comment on Infectious Diseases

26-Apr-2016 10:05 AM EDT

Climate Change and Related Environmental Issues: GW Experts Available to Comment

20-Apr-2016 2:05 PM EDT

It’s Tax Time: GW Financial Literacy Experts Available

13-Apr-2016 12:05 PM EDT

GW Experts on Panama Papers

8-Apr-2016 5:05 PM EDT

GW Experts Available to Comment for Autism Awareness Month

1-Apr-2016 9:05 AM EDT

FDA Announces Label Change for Medication Abortion Drug Mifeprex: Milken Institute SPH Expert Available for Comment

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today announced a label change for the abortion pill mifepristone (Mifeprex) which will allow providers to prescribe a lower dose of the drug and make other changes that will improve access to medication...
30-Mar-2016 2:05 PM EDT

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