- 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.
- 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.
- July 26, 2022
George Mason University has received a $3.75M per capita grant from GO Virginia, a state-funded initiative administered by the Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development.
- 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
- September 22, 2021
With COVID-19 continuing to spread throughout the world, there is a demand for rapid, noninvasive diagnostics. George Mason University researchers Robin Couch and Allyson Dailey, members of the College of Science and the Institute of Biohealth Innovation, are working to answer that call with their research on volatile organic compounds (VOCs) for infectious disease detection.
- Mason researchers study risk factors of brain aneurysms and effective treatments for high-risk patientsMay 18, 2021
The localized enlargement of arteries in the brain, known as cerebral aneurysms, can have devastating consequences. Mason researcher Juan Cebral and his team are studying major risk factors for aneurysms and how to identify high-risk patients who need prompt and aggressive treatments.
- Mason start-up Ceres Nanosciences experiences big wins and increases footprint in Prince William CountyTue, 04/20/2021 - 08:49
Ceres Nanosciences, a Northern Virginia bioscience company spun out of George Mason University that specializes in diagnostic products and workflows, has opened a 12,000-square-foot advanced particle manufacturing plant in Prince William County’s Innovation Park.
- Mason doctoral student receives national research award to study the relationship between PTSD and children’s emotional functioningWed, 02/10/2021 - 15:56
Mason doctoral student Sarah Giff is examining the connection between parents with PTSD and their children’s emotional functioning, looking specifically at military families.