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New Study Links ‘Mastermind’ Gene to Rare Cancer-Causing Tumor

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Scientists have discovered a new “mastermind fusion gene” may be associated with a rare cancer-causing tumor – pheochromocytomas (“pheo”) and paragangliomas, according to a study published Feb. 13 in Cancer Cell, by researchers at the...
10-Feb-2017 5:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

USU Opens New College of Allied Health Sciences

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The Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU) recently established a new College of Allied Health Sciences for both graduate and undergraduate education programs. Dr. Mitchell Seal was selected as founding dean following a...
7-Feb-2017 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Findings Suggest Overuse of Chemotherapy Among Younger Patients with Colon Cancer

Young and middle-aged patients with colon cancer are nearly two to eight times more likely to receive postoperative chemotherapy than older patients, yet there seems to be no added survival benefits for these patients, according to a study...
26-Jan-2017 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Borrow or Serve? An Economic Analysis of Options for Financing a Medical School Education

An American medical education is expensive. The median cost of attending a four-year, public medical school is more than $240,000 and the median cost of a private medical school education is more than $314,000. Because few students are wealthy...
24-Jan-2017 6:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

CDP Offers ‘Summer Institute’ for Future Military Behavioral Health Providers

The Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences’ Center for Deployment Psychology (CDP) is seeking psychology or counseling students interested in careers as military behavioral health providers for their “Summer Institute,” June...
22-Dec-2016 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Dr. Richard W. Thomas Installed as Uniformed Services University's Sixth President

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During a ceremony steeped in tradition and academic pageantry, Dr. Richard W. Thomas was inaugurated as the sixth president of the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU) on Dec. 9.
12-Dec-2016 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Dr. Jonathan Woodson Named to DOD Health Sciences University Board of Regents

Jonathan Woodson, M.D., former Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs, has been appointed by the Secretary of Defense to serve as a member of the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU) Board of Regents. USU is the...
21-Nov-2016 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Retired Rear Adm. (Dr.) William Roberts Named Uniformed Services University Senior Vice President

The former Commandant of the Department of Defense’s Medical Education and Training Campus in San Antonio, Texas, and more recently, the Military Health System’s Functional Champion, was selected as the senior vice president of the Uniformed...
15-Nov-2016 7:05 AM EST 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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