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GW Signs $5.3 Million Agreement to Research Plasma-Based Cancer Therapies

September 26, 2017

George Washington University has signed a $5.3 million corporate research sponsorship agreement with Maryland-based US Patent Innovations, LLC (USPI) that will fund a new initiative to develop biom

Global Women’s Institute Makes International Impact

September 25, 2017

The George Washington University Global Women’s Institute recently named three winners of the 2017 Communications X-Change Awards, an annual international competition designed to share communicatio

SEH Greenhouse Supports Budding Research

September 21, 2017

Eight floors above the noise of Foggy Bottom, a budding greenhouse is transforming the way scientists at the George Washington University study the world.

Young Researchers Should Seek Fulfillment, Happiness in Career Path

September 19, 2017

Aspiring academics are taught throughout their education that being anything less than a faculty member doing research in a university setting or a scientist running a lab is failure.

Researcher Uses Gene Editing to Unveil Butterfly Biodiversity

September 18, 2017

There are more than 20,000 distinct species of butterflies in the world today, all distinguishable by the colors and patterns on the wing.

GW Research Team to Study Natural Immune Response to HIV

September 12, 2017

A research team at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences has been awarded a $2 million grant to study the body’s natural defenses against HIV and look for ways to

High School and Middle School Girls Get a Jump on STEM at GW

September 05, 2017

From a cyber security camp to pre-college summer classes, departments across the George Washington University are making

More TV, Less Exercise Puts Older Adults at Risk

August 29, 2017

A Milken Institute School of Public Health study found older people who watch the most TV are at higher risk of being unable to walk.

Defense Writers Group Moves to GW, Joins New Project for Media and National Security

August 21, 2017

The Defense Writers Group, an association of defense and national security correspondents with 50 member news organizations from around the globe, will move to the George Washington University and

Minority Women Exposed to Toxic Chemicals in Beauty Products

August 21, 2017

Women of color have higher levels of beauty-product related chemicals in their bodies compared to white women, according to a commentary published by a Milken Institute School of Public Health rese

Ethical Research Is a Shared Responsibility

August 08, 2017

In his first public opening remarks as GW president, Dr. LeBlanc opened the three-day Quest for Research Excellence conference at the Marvin Center Monday morning.

Millennial Stereotypes Often Rooted in Myth

June 16, 2017

A GW researcher put together a special issue on generations and age and found that a lot of what we think we know about millennials is not backed by research.

Homegrown Terror a Growing Threat in U.S.

June 16, 2017

A new report by the Program on Extremism examines radicalization in Europe and North America.

GW Researcher Aims for Better Anal Cancer Testing

May 31, 2017

A George Washington University researcher was awarded more than $1.81 million by the National Institutes of Health and the National Cancer Institute to explore several biomarkers that could lead to

GW Establishes Program to Bring more STEM Teachers to High-Need Schools

May 19, 2017

A new program at the George Washington University will offer science, technology, engineering and mathematics majors the opportunity to receive teacher training and scholarships for agreeing to tea

New Tool for Measuring Police Interactions Reflects Discrimination Experiences of Black Men

May 05, 2017

Researchers have developed a new tool to catalog police and law enforcement interactions with black men, the Police and Law Enforcement (PLE) Scale, with the hope of documenting people’s experience

GW Research: PrEP Prescription Does Not Lead to Risky Sexual Behavior

May 03, 2017

A new study that examined medical provider attitudes toward prescribing PrEP to prevent HIV found those who already prescribe it do not see a widespread increase in risky sexual behavior among thei

Teaching, Scholarship and Support Honored at Faculty Awards

May 01, 2017

The George Washington University held its seventh annual Faculty Honors Ceremony Tuesday at the Jack Morton Auditorium, c

GW Launches new Innovation Center

April 28, 2017

Innovators across George Washington University have a new place on campus where they can kick around ideas for a business venture, receive help from mentors, listen to speakers and participate in w

The Next New Venture: Improving Access to Preventative Care

April 24, 2017

Twelve teams presented business proposals during the ninth annual New Venture Competition and vied for more than $300,000 in cash and in-kind prizes. Sen.

CO2 Technology Receives Duke Energy Renewables Innovation Fund Award

April 24, 2017

GW researchers who developed a method to turn carbon dioxide into an in-demand resource received the 2017 Duke Energy Renewables Innovation Fund Award.

GW Researcher Uncovers Potential New Treatment for Cystic Fibrosis

April 12, 2017

Allan Goldstein co-authored a paper on a potential new drug for the genetic disease affecting 70,000 people worldwide.

GW Researchers Help Build Advanced Astronomical Instrument

April 12, 2017

OCTOCAM will allow astronomers to study the visible and near-infrared light from astronomical objects in more detail than ever before possible.

Professor Honored with Fluids Engineering Achievement Award

March 06, 2017

Michael Plesniak uses fluid mechanics to help physicians weigh treatment options and simulate surgical procedures.

Student Innovations Highlighted at SEAS R&D Showcase

February 28, 2017

GW engineering students competed for more than $50,000 in prize money with research that aims to tackle some of the world’s most complex problems.

GW Researchers Design Facial Recognition System to Track Wild Lemurs

February 21, 2017

A team of researchers has developed a computer-assisted recognition system that can identify individual lemurs in the wild by their facial characteristics.

Protein-Fueled Fruit Flies More Likely to Produce Successful Sons

February 21, 2017

The diet of a fruit fly can determine the success his sons will have in mating, according to a paper co-authored by a George Washington University researcher.

Faculty Senate Hears Updates on Research Funding

February 13, 2017

Leo Chalupa, vice president for research, said GW has improved its reputation in research.

GW Biomedical Engineering Researcher to Lead Global Study on Sudden Cardiac Deaths

January 25, 2017

Heart failure is a leading cause of death in the United States, but scientific studies have failed to translate to successful medical treatments.

Plasma Thruster Technology Developed at GW Licensed by Vector

January 25, 2017

The technology gives researchers a way to control small, inexpensive satellites in space and to make space exploration more accessible.

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