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Researchers Find No Progress in Media Representation of Nurses Over Last 20 Years

A replication of the 1997 “Woodhull Study on Nursing and the Media” led by the George Washington University found nurses continue to be underrepresented as sources in heath news stories despite their increasing levels of education and expertise.
15-Oct-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Poor and Elderly Puerto Ricans Faced a Persistent Risk of Dying in the Six Months after Hurricane Maria

The study found that people living in all areas of Puerto Rico faced an elevated risk of mortality during the first two months after the storm, but this risk elevation was most prominent, and prolonged, for people living in the poorest parts of the...
11-Oct-2018 6:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Updates Released to GW, FDA BioCompute Object Specification Project to Standardize Genomic Data Analysis

The George Washington University and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration published an update to the BioCompute Object Specification Project, which provides much-needed standards for communicating high-throughput sequencing computations and data...
11-Oct-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New Study Finds Thalamus Wakes the Brain During Development

The study published in the Journal of Neuroscience suggests the thalamus controls the development of state dependency and continuity.
11-Oct-2018 10:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Urgent Matters Names Winner of the 2018 Emergency Care Innovation of the Year Award

Urgent Matters and the Gary and Mary West Health Institute have announced the winners of the 2018 Emergency Care Innovation of the Year Award.
3-Oct-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New Study Finds Nanoparticles Show Promise in Therapy for Triple-Negative Breast Cancer

A team led by Dr. Adam Friedman from the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences found nanoparticle technology shows promise in therapy for triple-negative breast cancer.
1-Oct-2018 9:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Recognized Cancer Biology Researcher Rong Li to Chair GW Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Medicine

Rong Li, PhD, will serve as chair of the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences.
26-Sep-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

GW Launches Program to Address Regional Health Care Workforce Needs

The GW School of Medicine and Health Sciencse received a grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration to develop an educational pipeline program and address regional health care workforce needs.
26-Sep-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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