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Dr. Vikas Chandhoke, Mason Vice President for Research; Dr. Sergio Pecorelli, Chancellor of the University of Brescia; and the Honorable Beatrice Lorenzin, the Italian Minister of Health celebrate the signing of universities' Memorandum of Understanding.
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By using brightly hued dyes, George Mason University researchers discovered an innovative way to reveal where proteins touch each other, possibly leading to new treatments for cancer, arthritis, heart disease and even lung disease.
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Researcher Breaks through Cultural Barriers to Deliver Improved End-of-Life CareCultural anthropologist Cortney Hughes Rinker hopes the information in her book will be useful not only for sociologists, anthropologists and public health workers, but also for social workers, nurses and patients themselves. More
Affirmative Action Policies Can Increase Scrutiny for New HiresNew research, by GMU's David Kravitz & others, finds that a deeper understanding of what triggers feelings such as resentment, stigmatization and "stereotype threat" can help companies prevent these negative reactions and make diversity efforts more successful. More
Interdisciplinary CentersVikas 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 ResearchRepresentatives of Office of Research & the U of Brescia, Italy, signed a MOU earlier this week to share medical research & knowledge. More
New $3 Million Grant to Expand Climate Change CoverageA pilot program that began at George Mason University four years ago to help weathercasters explain climate change is going nationwide, thanks to a new $3 million grant. More
Lab's New Accreditation Brings Significant Advantages for ResearchResearch at the Center for Applied Proteomics and Molecular Medicine focuses on prevention, early detection and individualized therapies for conditions as varied as Alzheimer's disease, schizophrenia, Lyme disease, leukemia and traumatic brain injuries. More