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George Washington University to Participate in Sanofi COVID-19 Vaccine Trial

February 24, 2021

The George Washington University announced today its participation in a Sanofi COVID-19 vaccine clinical trial.

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GW Plays Essential Role in COVID-19 Vaccine Approved for Emergency Use

December 17, 2020

The George Washington University was part of the historic nationwide effort to develop and test a safe, effective COVID-19 vaccine in record time.

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Teaching Trials: Professor Brings Vaccine Experience to the Classroom

December 03, 2020
TSPPPA professor Bill Adams drew on his own experience as a volunteer in the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine trials for his class on research methods.


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'We're ecstatic': GW researchers celebrate vaccine milestone; Moderna gets FDA green light

December 18, 2020

For more than 12 hours hours a day for the last five months, a team of researchers at George Washington University has been laser-focused on the Phase Three clinical trial of the COVID-19 vaccine d

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Trump's Operation Warp Speed adviser says all Americans could be immunized with COVID vaccine by June

October 21, 2020
Moncef Slaoui is encouraging people to volunteer for vaccine trials.
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GWU’s covid-19 clinical trial has met one early goal — getting Black and Latino people to join

September 13, 2020
Mark M. Spradley searched online for a vaccine clinical trial the way most people go shopping. Spradley, heeding an inner call to public duty, combed through the National Institutes of Health’s website and signed up for a trial underway at George Washington University because he was eager to become part of a massive, accelerated effort to develop a vaccine for the novel coronavirus that causes the disease covid-19.