GHI grants supported early research now published in "Migration and Health in Social Context" in the BMJ Global Health Journal, featuring Georgetown professors addressing ways in which social, political, and economic factors impede or facilitate health among migrants seeking clinical care globally.
Research by Physics Professor Shows Copper Foam Could Be Highly Efficient, Durable Filter for Reusable Masks and Air Cleaners
In a recent Nano Letters article, Department of Physics professor Kai Liu and his group of researchers show how copper foam could be stronger and more resistant to microbes like COVID-19 than other currently used mask filters.
How do religious communities contribute—both positively and less so—to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic? For the last year the Berkley Center's Religious Responses to COVID-19 project has addressed this question through research, commentary, and dialogue involving faith actors and development leaders.
Global Health Science and Security Director Rebecca Katz works alongside global health experts to author a report on the Global Fund's contributions to health security. This is the first study to examine financial contributions from vertical disease programs to health security.
Researchers from several departments at Georgetown recently co-authored an article on "Approaching 'Elective' Surgery in the Era of COVID-19" in the Journal of Hand Surgery, in which they propose an ethical framework for prioritizing elective surgery during the pandemic.
Researchers G. Ian Gallicano, John L. Casey, Jiayu Fu, and Samiksha Mahapatra of Georgetown University Medical Center co-published a paper on Nature's Gene Therapy, in which they reveal their research on using molecules comprised of small strands of RNA to shut down the production of destructive…
In a new study Aline de Souza and Kathryn Sandberg at the Georgetown Department of Medicine relay their findings about the long-term impact of drastic weight loss due to severe calorie restriction, another potential impact of food insecurity due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Matthew Kavanagh and Mara Pillinger of the O'Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law at Georgetown Law co-authored an article on how longitudinal legal data are used for comparative analysis and proposed that global policy surveillance should be involved in core global public health…
Colin J. Carlson (Center for Global Health Science and Security) and Shweta Bansal (Department of Biology) recently co-authored a “Comment” in Nature Communications discussing misconceptions about weather and seasonality's influence on COVID-19 transmission, emphasizing that this should not misguide…
Laura Norato, an associate at the O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law, released a blog named "The Female Face of the Pandemic: A Call for Egalitarian Care Systems" conveying the urgent need to protect female caregivers in the era of COVID-19.
Prof. Lawrence Gostin co-published a paper named "Has Global Health Law Risen to Meet the COVID-19 Challenge? Revisiting the International Health Regulations to Prepare for Future Threats" in the Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics.
Georgetown faculty from across the university reflect on the sometimes unexpected ways the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted and influenced their work.