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As the white coat slipped over Charlotte Gopinath’s shoulders, she took the first step toward becoming a doctor; with the support of her husband and daughters, it’s a path she won’t embark on alone.
Allan Goldstein’s office, a narrow room with a bank of windows overlooking the George Washington University (GW) campus, is a tribute to the octogenarian who occupies it. A bulletin board displays a collage of photos of the well-known researcher shoulder to shoulder with scientific greats — Jonas Salk, for one.
Hookworm, a chronic parasitic infection primarily affecting children in poor, rural areas of the tropics, counts more than 400 million infected around the globe, but two George Washington University (GW) researchers believe they have a game-changer on their hands: a potential vaccine.