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GW Researchers Explore COVID-19 Impact through Intramural Funding

January 06, 2021

The COVID-19 Research Fund is helping launch research projects to study COVID-19 across various disciplines.

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GW Plays Essential Role in COVID-19 Vaccine Approved for Emergency Use

December 17, 2020

The university served as a clinical trial site for the mRNA vaccine developed by NIH and Moderna, Inc., helping ensure the vaccine was safe and effective for a diverse population.

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Dr. Fauci Tells GW Students to ‘Stick with the Science’

December 17, 2020

Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, said during an exchange with students at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Science

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SMPA Professor Will Use Google Gift to Fight Vaccine Misinformation

December 16, 2020

Ethan Porter will study reactions to misinformation in 10 countries with the goal of reducing false beliefs around vaccination.

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Holiday Travel during COVID-19

November 12, 2020

GW experts discuss how to decide whether visiting family and friends during the upcoming holiday season is a good idea.

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The Lab Behind GW’s COVID Testing Program

November 12, 2020

A team of Milken Institute School of Public Health researchers, led by Professor Cindy Liu, ensure GW’s COVID-19 testing provides rapid, consistent and accurate results.

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Q & A: How and Why to Get Your Flu Shot

October 16, 2020

Amita Vyas of the Milken Institute SPH lays out the reasons GW and the CDC are encouraging flu vaccination during the COVID-19 pandemic

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Cross-Disciplinary Research to Quantify Evolution, Spread of Misinformation

October 02, 2020

Columbian College of Arts and Sciences researchers were awarded $1.86 million to study how misinformation spreads between groups and across social media platforms.

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Online Guide Connects Greater DC Community to Pandemic Resources

July 30, 2020

SMHS students created D.C. COVID Connect, an online guide that offers accurate COVID-19 information to the D.C. community.

GW to Conduct Clinical Trial for COVID-19 Experimental Vaccine

July 27, 2020

The university is one of approximately 90 sites in the United States selected to participate in clinical trials.


GW Biostatistics Center Launches Three COVID-19 Projects

July 24, 2020

University researchers will lead projects that could help pave the way toward better prevention and treatment for the deadly disease.

Dr. Mona Zaghloul developed the device with her then-student Yangyang Zhao. (William Atkins/GW Today)

Miniature Device Could Instantly Diagnose COVID-19

July 23, 2020

Researchers from SEAS and the Milken Institute SPH received a $50,000 COVID-19 Technology Maturation Grant to bring their sensor to market faster.

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SEAS Team Graphs a COVID-19 Search Engine

June 25, 2020

Professor Howie Huang led the development of a novel visual search engine for COVID-19 research papers.


Milken Professor Calls for Urgent Research on COVID-19 and Sperm

June 07, 2020

Melissa J. Perry is urging more research on the impact of the virus on male fertility and sexual transmission.

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Family Violence Increases during Pandemic

May 29, 2020

GW Law professor Joan S. Meier is documenting how COVID-19 is affecting families around the country.