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GW’s Program on Extremism Tracking Criminal Cases Linked to the Attack on Capitol Hill

January 15, 2021

The George Washington University Program on Extremism has launched a project that is tracking individuals charged with crimes related to the attack on the Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021.

New Report Offers Blueprint for Advancing Health Equity in Nation’s COVID-19 Response

January 15, 2021

Actions aimed at addressing racial inequities must be a central part of the nation’s response and recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, a new report concludes. The report outlines a set of equity-focused programmatic and policy changes that can ensure that in both the response and the recovery efforts the nation addresses the disparities in health outcomes related to race and class that the pandemic has laid bare.

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NASA Missions Unmask Magnetar Eruptions in Nearby Galaxies

January 13, 2021

On April 15, a brief burst of high-energy light swept through the solar system, triggering many space-based instruments, including those aboard NASA and European missions. Now, multiple international science teams, including a team of researchers at the George Washington University, conclude that the blast came from a supermagnetized stellar remnant known as a magnetar located in a neighboring galaxy.

New Report Estimates 10,000 People 65 and Older Living with Dementia in the Nation’s Capital

January 13, 2021

A report released today estimates that about 10,000 Washington, D.C. residents 65 and older are living with dementia, a general term for a range of memory loss disorders, including Alzheimer’s disease.

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Why Older Adults Use (And Do Not Use) Password Managers

January 07, 2021

Password managers are considered highly effective tools for increasing online security.

George Washington University Experts on Law, Business and Politics Available for Media Interviews on the COVID-19 Pandemic

January 06, 2021

As the country prepares for a potential new wave of COVID-19 cases and deaths over the coming months, the George Washington University has the following experts available to discuss legal, economic and political aspects of the pandemic, including vaccine distribution, vaccine injury litigation, the impact on vulnerable populations, fraud and corruption and relief legislation.

George Washington University Public Health/Medical Experts Available for Media Interviews on COVID-19 Vaccine

December 16, 2020

On Dec. 17, a U.S. Food and Drug Administration panel is expected to review the data on the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine, paving the way for approval. Researchers at the George Washington University led one of the 100 clinical sites testing the Moderna vaccine and can talk about its safety, efficacy and what comes next on the research front.

Study Finds Little Progress in Addressing Racial Disparities for Dementia Risk

December 10, 2020

While rates of dementia for the U.S. population have been relatively stable or in decline since 2000, rates for Black Americans remain disproportionately high, according to a new study published in JAMA Neurology.

George Washington University Public Health/Medical Experts Available for Media Interviews on the COVID-19 Pandemic

December 09, 2020

Public health experts predict the United States may be headed for thousands of new COVID-19 cases and deaths this winter, a surge that is already straining health care systems around the country. The George Washington University has experts available to talk about a variety of aspects of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Nearly Half of Community Health Center Patients Qualify for Phase One COVID-19 Vaccinations

December 03, 2020

Nearly half of all patients served by community health centers (CHCs) qualify for phase one COVID-19 immunizations under priority guidelines established by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, according to a new analysis produced by researchers at the Geiger Gibson/RCHN Community Health Foundation Research Collaborative at the George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health (Milken Institute SPH).

First Report Card on Biosimilars in Oncology

December 01, 2020

In a Policy Review in The Lancet Oncology, Y. Tony Yang, a professor at the George Washington University School of Nursing and Milken Institute School of Public Health, along with a team of researchers, identify factors preventing the effective launch of oncology biosimilars in the United States, including the struggle to garner market share and fighting patent litigation lawsuits across the country.

Fast, powerful compact lasers: a novel VCSEL for next-generation datacenters and sensors

Breaking the Power & Speed Limit of Lasers

November 19, 2020

Researchers at the George Washington University have developed a new design of vertical-cavity surface-emitting laser (VCSEL) that demonstrates record-fast temporal bandwidth.

GW Experts Available to Speak on How to Celebrate This Holiday Season Safely

November 18, 2020

The George Washington University has experts available to speak on topics related to this year’s holiday season. As the daily COVID-19 cases surge upward, GW medicine and health experts recommend staying vigilant this winter in order to stay healthy and safe.