- November 15, 2023
Comprehensive systematic review of 25 studies over 25 years reveals consistent evidence of associations between insecticide exposure and lower sperm concentration.
- Mason’s Virginia Climate Center delivers vital research knowledge and resources for Mason and the commonwealthOctober 12, 2023
The new Virginia Climate Center (VCC) at Mason is leading research on tackling climate-related challenges, such as energy, vector-borne illnesses, and extreme weather and flooding in Northern Virginia and throughout the commonwealth.
- September 20, 2023
A George Mason University multidisciplinary research team recently received $5,000 in funding from the VentureWell Accelerator to continue to develop their app iCONNECT SUD.
- Innovate for Good: Mason Professor continues study of social media intervention for Chinese American caregivers with grant from NIH National Institute on AgingSeptember 1, 2023
With the grant,College of Public Health professor Y. Alicia Hong and an interdisciplinary team aim to improve caregiving skills, reduce social distress, and improve quality of life for caregivers.
- Social Work associate professor registers U.S. patent to reduce substance use relapse, the department’s first patentMay 8, 2023
Substance use disorder affects more than 40 million Americans according to the 2020 National Survey on Drug Use and Health. Recovery can be a difficult path, but an interdisciplinary team led by Holly Matto, associate professor in the Department of Social Work, aims to make it a little easier through a recently patented technology-based therapy.
- Nurses trained via virtual reality performed better than those trained by inpatient clinical trainingApril 13, 2023
This promising preliminary research comes from a new pilot study by Bethany Cieslowski, Associate Professor of Nursing in Mason’s College of Public Health.
- Mason researchers connect with community members to develop an app for individuals recovering from opioid use disorderMarch 30, 2023
Mason graduate student Rebecca Leung is part of a team finding ways to use smart technology in order to help those who are struggling with or recovering from substance use disorder (SUD).
- Professor receives nearly $500,000 National Institutes of Health grant to study children born with congenital eye diseaseApril 3, 2023
Chair of the Department of Global and Community Health Carolyn Drews-Botsch continues her study of unilateral congenital cataracts by studying the risks and benefits of prolonged patching in preschool-aged children.
- $1.1 Million HRSA grant to create interprofessional health care learning lab in the College of Public HealthNovember 8, 2022
Professor of Nursing Rebecca Sutter, along with faculty and students across colleges, will lead the creation of an interprofessional Learning Laboratory for Community Health.
- Building support for endometriosis, the invisible condition that will affect 1 in 10 biological femalesSeptember 30, 2022
After a diagnosis of stage 4 endometriosis, Mason doctoral student Julia Mandeville co-founded the organization Barbados Association of Endometriosis and PCOS to raise awareness, support, and research efforts for the condition.