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Leadership and Work-Life Balance

Katherine Chretien, MD, assistant dean for student affairs and associate professor of medicine at the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences, recently became president-elect of the Clerkship Directors in Internal Medicine (CDIM). Her term begins July 1, 2018, and she will serve as president the following year. Read more

Teach Tapped as Associate Dean

Stephen J. Teach, MD, MPH, professor and chair of the Department of Pediatrics, and professor of emergency medicine at the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS), was selected to serve as the associate dean for pediatric academic affairs for SMHS and GW’s clinical partner Children’s National Health System (Children’s National). Read more

Scaling the Nervous System

Sally Moody, PhD, chair of the Department of Anatomy and Regenerative Biology and professor of anatomy and regenerative biology at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, took a six-month sabbatical starting in January 2018 to finish research for a study on the gene network that regulates neural plate size and regional specification. Read more

GW, UGA Receive $10 Million U01 Grant

Researchers at the George Washington University (GW) and the University of Georgia (UGA) will soon be able to use big data to answer questions about glycoscience.
The National Institutes of Health has jointly awarded a $10 million U01 grant to GW and UGA to build a glycoscience informatic portal, called GlyGen, necessary for glycoscience to advance. GlyGen will also integrate glycan data with gene and protein data to allow for more effective analysis. Read more