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Enzyme Proves Viable Drug Target for Deadly Epstein-Barr Virus Infections in Duncan's Disease Patients

For certain genetic disorders, an infection can trigger an overly aggressive immune response that does more harm than good to the patient. New research suggests that targeting a single enzyme could put the brakes on a lethal immune response...
11-Jan-2016 7:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

A Novel Gene Alteration Associates with Aggressive Prostate Cancer in African American Men

It is well established that prostate cancer is more prevalent in African American men when compared to men of other ethnicities. There has been a premise that a combination of genetics, lifestyle, nutritional and medical access reasons led to the...
11-Jan-2016 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Former Air Force Surgeon General Named as New Uniformed Services University Senior Vice President


Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU) President Charles L. Rice, M.D., announced today that former Air Force Surgeon General, retired Lt. Gen. Thomas W. Travis has been selected as the next USU Senior Vice President, following a...
23-Dec-2015 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Mobile App, Interactive Web-Based Tool Launched to Educate Service Members on Unsafe Dietary Supplements

A new mobile application and interactive web-based tool have been launched to help military troops identify unsafe dietary supplements that may jeopardize their health or career.
18-Nov-2015 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Dr. J. Stephen Dumler to Chair Pathology Department at Military Medical School

J. Stephen Dumler, MD, has been selected to chair the Department of Pathology at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences’ (USU) F. Edward Hébert School of Medicine, “America’s Medical School,” effective in January 2016. ...
6-Nov-2015 6:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

USU Alumnus Rear Admiral (Dr.) David Lane to Direct Walter Reed National Military Medical Center


Bethesda, MD – Rear Adm. (Dr.) David Lane, a 1991 graduate of the F. Edward Hébert School of Medicine at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, has been named as the next director of the Walter Reed National Military Medical...
5-Nov-2015 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Uniformed Services University, Georgetown Lombardi Cancer Center Awarded $4.5 Million to Study Environmental Risk Factors for Breast Cancer

The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) of the National Institutes of Health today announced the award of $4.5 million to the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU) and Georgetown University to study the...
8-Oct-2015 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Dr. David Riggs to Chair Uniformed Services University Psychology Department


Bethesda, Md --Dr. David Riggs, one of our nation’s foremost psychologists and an expert on the effects of military service and deployments, will become chair of the Department of Medical and Clinical Psychology (MPS) at the F. Edward Hébert...
30-Sep-2015 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Resources Available to Aid in Recovery From Community Violence

The recent string of violence among families throughout the country have increased the need for community resources to support those touched by the tragedies. Educational resources available from the Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress, or CSTS...
21-Apr-2009 12:10 PM EDT

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