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News Releases

George Washington University Experts Available for Interviews on Climate Change, Air Pollution and Sustainability

April 16, 2021

WASHINGTON (April 16, 2021) — For Earth Day 2021, President Joe Biden has invited 40 world leade

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Norovirus Clusters are Resistant to Environmental Stresses and UV Disinfection, New Study Finds

April 15, 2021

Clusters of a virus known to cause stomach flu are resistant to detergent and ultraviolet disinfection, according to new research co-led by Danmeng Shuai, Ph.D., an associate professor of civil and environmental engineering at the George Washington University and Nihal Altan-Bonnet, Ph.D., a senior investigator and the head of the Laboratory of Host-Pathogen Dynamics at the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, part of the National Institutes of Health.

New Research Shows How Courts Often Resist Abuse Allegations

April 08, 2021

GW Law professor Joan S. Meier, who lends her expertise to HBO's "Allen v. Farrow," is available to discuss child custody cases involving abuse, domestic violence, and alienation.

Blacks, Latinos and Native Americans Severely Underrepresented in Health Workforce, New Study Says

March 31, 2021

In 2019, Blacks, Latinos and Native Americans were severely underrepresented in the health care workforce, a trend that shows limited signs of improvement, according to a study published today by George Washington University researchers.

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New Study Reveals Large and Unequal Health Burden From Air Pollution in California’s Bay Area

March 31, 2021

New research published today in the journal Environmental Health Perspectives from Environmental Defense Fund and the George Washington University shows air pollution takes an enormous toll on health in the San Francisco Bay Area, and the impacts vary dramatically within neighborhoods.

D.C. Entrepreneur Instruction and Mentorship Network helps Jamaican native catapult her tech-forward beauty brand

March 29, 2021

The Wells Fargo Foundation has awarded the George Washington University a $75,000 grant to launch the Entrepreneur Development Network DC.

Vaccine Hesitancy Poses Threat to Efforts to End Pandemic: New Commentary

March 25, 2021

David A. Broniatowski, associate director of the George Washington University Institute for Data, Democracy & Politics, published an editorial today in the journal Science.

George Washington University Experts Available to Discuss Brood X Cicadas

March 24, 2021

Kathy Fackelmann: [email protected]; 202-994-8354

Aspirin Use May Decrease Ventilation, ICU admission and Death in COVID-19 Patients

March 17, 2021

GW researchers found low dose aspirin may reduce the need for mechanical ventilation, ICU admission and in-hospital mortality in hospitalized COVID-19 patients.

Medicaid Compelled Work Experiments Represent an Abuse of Research Authority, Have Stripped Thousands of Eligible People of Coverage

March 10, 2021

Public health deans and scholars file amicus brief with the Supreme Court to block Medicaid work projects.

209 US Counties Face a Crisis in Staffing ICUs that Care for COVID-19 Patients

March 04, 2021

Over the next month, 209 U.S. counties in the United States will need to implement crisis workforce strategies to deal with potentially dangerous shortfalls of intensive care unit doctors, according to a new analysis published today.

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George Washington University Helps Digitize Popular COVID-19 Memorial

March 01, 2021

Today, artist Suzanne Brennan Firstenberg, with help from the George Washington University and University of Maryland, has launched a digital version of the public art installation “IN AMERICA How Could This Happen…."

George Washington University to Participate in Sanofi COVID-19 Vaccine Trial

February 24, 2021

The George Washington University announced today its participation in a Sanofi COVID-19 vaccine clinical trial. GW was selected as one of approximately 25 sites in the United States to launch a phase 2 study for its adjuvanted recombinant protein-based COVID-19 vaccine candidate.

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GW Receives Funding to Develop Artificial Intelligence Systems Aimed at Helping People with Health Problems Drive Safely

February 18, 2021

Samer Hamdar, an associate professor of civil and environmental engineering at the George Washington University, is partnering with Moment AI to launch a project aimed at developing AI systems that could one day prevent health-induced traffic accidents, including those linked to stress.