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Researcher Profiles


These profiles present our Emerging Researcher, Scholar, Creator awardees and their current research initiatives.






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Dyes Used to Paint New Picture of Disease

Mason researchers have uncovered a way to determine where proteins touch one other, a discovery that could lead to novel treatments for devastating illnesses. More

Shipwrecks under a Microscope

GMU microbial ecologist Leila Hamdan is working to understand the effects of 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill on microbial life on sheepwrecks in the northern Gulf of Mexico. More

GMU's Economic Impact

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Interdisciplinary Centers

Vikas Chandhoke's research know-how is at the forefront as he pulls together like-minded experts from across colleges to launch new centers in the areas of simulation, modeling, computational gaming, and medical & health sciences. More

Italians Partner with Virginians to Advance Medical Research

Representatives of Office of Research & the U of Brescia, Italy, signed a MOU earlier this week to share medical research & knowledge. More


Mason Wins Nearly $8 Million Contract to Train Military to Become Doctors

GMU won a five-year contract to prepare the next wave of military doctors for medical school.
Active military men and women will go through George Mason's rigorous two-year pre-med boot camp on their way to medical school. More

TGen Alliance to Provide Personalized Treatment Options for Serious Illnesses

Mason is joining forces with a leading genomic research company to provide cutting-edge diagnoses and treatments for cancer and other devastating diseases. More