The George Washington University (GW) Nanofabrication and Imaging Center (GWNIC) and its affiliated faculty are key partners in a number of prestigious cross-disciplinary collaborations.
Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research Center
Funded by the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), the Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research Center (IDDRC) at Children’s National Health System conducts multidisciplinary, translational, clinical and community research in intellectual and developmental disabilities.
More than ninety affiliated scientists from Children’s, the George Washington University, Georgetown University and Howard University investigate how the healthy brain develops and acquires mature functions, as well as disorders that limit growth and cause damage to the brain.
District of Columbia Center for AIDS Research
The District of Columbia Center for AIDS Research (DC CFAR) is a multi-institutional effort to support research aimed at ending the HIV epidemic in Washington, D.C. and beyond through partnership with local government and the community.
Participating research institutions include the George Washington University, American University, Children’s National Medical Center, Georgetown University, Howard University and the Washington DC VA Medical Center.
GWNIC provides consultation, training, mentorship and instrumentation for microscopy and analysis.
Research Program on Pediatric Dysphagia
This Program Project Grant (P01) funded by the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development at the National Institutes of Health will study the pathology, developmental origins and prevention of pediatric dysphagia, i.e. a chronic difficulty with feeding and swallowing in newborns, infants and children.
This cross-disciplinary research program includes a Microscopic Imaging and Analysis Core that supports multiple component projects.
Participating investigators are affiliated with the GWNIC, GW's School of Medicine and Health Sciences and Children’s National Health System.