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Robert Gallo, Co-Discoverer of HIV, Delivers Prestigious Uniformed Services University Packard Award Lecture

Dr. Robert C. Gallo, the Homer and Martha Gudelsky Distinguished Professor in Medicine, director and co-founder of the Institute of Human Virology (IHV) at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, and the co-Founder and International...
22-Mar-2021 12:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Navy Transplant Surgeon, Surgery Chair Eric Elster Named Dean of US Military Medical School

Navy Capt. (Dr.) Eric Elster, the Chair and Norman M. Rich Professor of Surgery for the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU) Department of Surgery, has been named as the new Dean of the Hébert School of Medicine at USU,...
19-Mar-2021 7:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New Criteria Published for Diagnosing the Clinical Syndrome of CTE During Life

For the first time, researchers have reached a consensus on the criteria for the clinical disorder associated with Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) brain pathology and its clinical manifestation during life – an important step in allowing...
15-Mar-2021 4:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

RAND Report Outlines 10 Years of Military Behavioral Health Lessons-Learned

To ensure future behavioral health providers are prepared to practice in military treatment facilities and in the combat theater of operations, the Uniformed Services University’s (USU) Center for Deployment Psychology (CDP) commissioned a RAND...
15-Mar-2021 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

USU’s Genome Center Helps Identify Genes That Can Open New Avenues in Dementia Research

Five genes may play a key part in influencing if a person will contract Lewy body dementia, and possibly dementia from Parkinson's and Alzheimer’s diseases, according to a study published in Nature Genetics Feb. 15. The genes, BIN1, TMEM175, SNCA,...
15-Feb-2021 8:15 AM EST Add to Favorites

Single-Dose Nipah, Hendra Vaccine for Humans Effective 7 Days After Immunization

A vaccine for use against the deadly Nipah and Hendra viruses has demonstrated effectiveness in preclinical studies as early as 7 days following a single immunization, according to a new study, "A Single Dose Investigational Subunit Vaccine for...
8-Feb-2021 1:15 PM EST Add to Favorites

COVID-stripping Blood Filters May Prove Effective Treatment for Sepsis, other Blood-borne Pathogens

Two new blood filters, proven to safely and quickly remove a range of pathogens, including COVID-19, from blood during pre-clinical testing, will now be further evaluated to determine their efficacy in patients under a new cooperative agreement...
8-Feb-2021 12:35 PM EST Add to Favorites

New Vaccine Development Platform Could Fight Deadly, Multi-Drug Resistant Bacteria

A new vaccine development platform has proven effective in protecting against deadly, hard-to-treat infections caused by multi-drug resistant (MDR) bacteria, thanks to a collaborative endeavor led by Dr. Michael J. Daly, a professor in the Uniformed...
28-Jan-2021 8:40 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Stop Life-Threatening Bleeding: National Stop the Bleed Day, March 31

27-Mar-2018 6:00 AM EDT

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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