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A monoclonal antibody targeting the fusion glycoprotein spike protects against deadly Nipah virus

The humanized monoclonal antibody known as hu1F5, which specifically binds to the fusion (F) glycoprotein of both Nipah virus and Hendra virus and prevents virus infection of cells (neutralizes) has now proven effective in protecting against the...
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Received the COVID-19 vaccine but still got the disease? What Your COVID-19 Antibodies May Reveal About Your Recovery

Wondering why some COVID-19 breakthrough cases feel milder than others? A groundbreaking study led by researchers at the Uniformed Services University (USU) sheds light on this phenomenon, offering insights into post-vaccination immunity dynamics.
2-Apr-2024 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

USU Surgical Global Health Expert Named Fulbright Alumni Ambassador

Navy Capt. (Dr.) Tamara Worlton, director of the Division of Global Surgery at the Uniformed Services University (USU) and director of Surgical Operations at USU’s Center for Global Health Engagement (CGHE), has been selected as a Fulbright Alumni...
22-Mar-2024 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

USU National Center for Disaster Medicine and Public Health to lead long-running international Health Emergencies in Large Populations Course

The National Center for Disaster Medicine and Public Health (NCDMPH), a center at the Uniformed Services University (USU) in Bethesda, Md., has taken over direction of the long-running international Health Emergencies in Large Populations (HELP)...
21-Mar-2024 7:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Uniformed Services University Psychiatrists Author New Handbook to Aid Diagnosis of Psychiatric Illness

Early on in their training, medical students learn the signs and symptoms of most common medical conditions. For example, they can describe the difference between heart sounds within the first few weeks of training. Except when it comes to...
19-Mar-2024 7:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

APOLLO researchers uncover new target for ovarian cancer treatment

Scientists have identified a new target in ovarian cancer that is particularly vulnerable to chemotherapy. The discovery will allow researchers to better predict how this cancer will behave, particularly the most common and lethal, high-grade serous...
13-Mar-2024 6:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Scientists take closer look ‘underneath the hood’ of body’s response to combat wounds

Advances in trauma care on the battlefield have drastically improved over the last few decades, but current surgical approaches to avoid further complications in extremity wounds have continued to delay wounds from healing. A new study led by...
1-Mar-2024 10:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

USU Dean Eric Elster Named Distinguished Member of American College of Surgeons Excelsior Surgical Society

Dr. Eric Elster, professor and dean of the Uniformed Services University’s F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine, has been named a Distinguished Member of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) Excelsior Surgical Society, in recognition of his...
26-Feb-2024 7:05 AM EST 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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