- Mason leads planning study to position Northern Virginia as a premier location for the life science industryMarch 20, 2023
In partnership with Phoenix Advantage, a Virginia-based economic development and business consulting firm, Caroline Sutter of Mason’s College of Public Health; Amy Adams, executive director of the Institute for Biohealth Innovation; and their team have received a life science talent pathway planning grant from GO Virginia, a state-funded initiative administered by the Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development.
- January 4, 2023
Mason infectious disease researcher Aarthi Narayanan has partnered with the United States Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases (USAMRIID) and Cyclica, a biotechnology company based in Canada, to identify potential broad-spectrum therapeutics for illnesses triggered by HFVs and similar pathogens.
- Mason bioengineering PhD achieves her dream of developing a technology that aids in cancer diagnosesDecember 9, 2022
With the support of her Mason mentors, doctoral student Shrishti Singh has achieved her goal of developing a promising new technology that would allow cancer to be visualized in deep tissue and perhaps diagnosed earlier.
- December 6, 2022
A George Mason University team led by Alessandra Luchini and Lance Liotta has been named one of 10 Phase 1 winners of the LymeX Diagnostics Prize by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Steven and Alexandra Cohen Foundation.
- November 17, 2022
The NSF Research Traineeship Program program was established in 2019 with a five-year grant of nearly $3 million from the National Science Foundation and is preparing an interdisciplinary, community-engaged STEM workforce with the expertise necessary for cross-disciplinary collaboration.
- October 21, 2022
George Mason University researcher Allison Jack recently received an Autism Center of Excellence (ACE) Network award from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for her research efforts aimed at understanding why some autistic individuals receive very late diagnoses, or none at all.
- Let’s pretend: Mason researcher look at how children’s interaction with fictional worlds influences their social developmentSeptember 1, 2022
Mason psychology professor Thalia Goldstein's Social Skills, Imagination, and Theater Lab primarily focuses on how children’s social and emotional development is impacted by their engagement in fictional worlds, including television and books.
- July 20, 2022
- May 23, 2022
Virongy, which was started by Mason researcher Yuntao Wu in 2013, is one of the life science companies that is part of the Northern Virginia BioHub, which was recently established through Virgina Bio-Connect
- April 14, 2022
On June 10, 2010, Mason opened the Biomedical Research Laboratory (BRL) on the Science and Technology Campus in Prince William County. Here, Mason researchers have been able to advance their groundbreaking work on the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of infectious diseases.