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DoD Scientists Develop Potential Cure for Rabies Infection

A single-dose therapy has been developed that is highly effective against lyssavirus infection (rabies), one of the deadliest known viral infections of humans.
21-Sep-2023 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Uniformed Services University Recognizes Renown DoD Nutritionist by Renaming Human Performance Lab in her Honor

Dr. Patricia Deuster dedicated her 40-year career to the military and optimizing performance for the warfighter. Now, the Human Performance Lab (HPL) at the Uniformed Services University (USU) is dedicated to her. USU renamed the lab in her honor,...
26-Sep-2023 7:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Dr. Paige Waterman Named New Medicine Chair at the Uniformed Services University

A renowned infectious disease clinician, researcher, and leader in the battle against antimicrobial resistance, Dr. Paige Waterman, has been named the next chair of the Department of Medicine at the F. Edward Hébert School of Medicine at the...
20-Sep-2023 9:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New home-based rehab program for military, veterans helps treat common muscle injuries

Musculoskeletal injuries – like low back and knee pain – account for the most lost duty days in the military and are one the main reasons service members and veterans seek medical care.
5-Sep-2023 6:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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USU Researcher Earns Top Honors for Contributions to Military Health System

The Uniformed Services University’s (USU) Dr. Thomas Davis, professor and vice chair of Research in the Department of Surgery, was bestowed the Military Health System Research Symposium’s (MHSRS) Distinguished Service Award during a ceremony...
14-Aug-2023 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Uniformed Services University Center Launches Name Change

The Uniformed Services University’s (USU) Center for Neuroscience and Regenerative Medicine is changing its name to better reflect its specialized expertise in traumatic brain injury. The USU Military Traumatic Brain Injury Initiative, or MTBI2,...
14-Aug-2023 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Children who experience discrimination may have up to five times greater odds of suicidality

Children who experience discrimination based on weight, race, or sexual orientation have significantly greater odds of being suicidal one year later, according to a new study in the Journal of Pediatrics led by researchers at the Uniformed Services...
11-Aug-2023 10:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

USU Study Shows Walter Reed’s Value Within Maryland’s Trauma System

Whether on the battlefield or within local communities, the minutes following a traumatic injury are crucial in saving lives. Army 2nd Lt. Matthew McDonough and ret. Army Col. (Dr.) Kyle Remick, from the Uniformed Services University (USU), sought...
10-Aug-2023 10:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Federal mental health, trauma experts offer Ukrainian-related resources

In response to the humanitarian crisis in Eastern Europe, several centers at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU) have developed Ukrainian-translated resources for traumatic blood loss and mental health.
18-Mar-2022 8:05 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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