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November 30, 2020

An Update on Geneva’s Response to COVID-19

We are nearly nine months into the COVID-19 pandemic, and Geneva has continued to escalate our response in pursuit of effective vaccines, novel therapeutics, rapid diagnostics, and appropriate countermeasures. Our team of investigators, collaborators, and research professionals are working tirelessly to better detect, prevent, treat, and eventually eliminate COVID-19 and the illness that results from

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November 23, 2020

Geneva Announces Researcher of the Year Andriy Batchinsky, MD

Renowned lung injury Research Scientist Andriy Batchinsky, MD has been named The Geneva Foundation’s (Geneva) 2019 Researcher of the Year in recognition of his long-standing career pursuing ground-breaking treatments for the management of acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), with notable contributions in research quality and research mentorship. Dr. Batchinsky is a principal investigator for Geneva

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November 23, 2020

Creating a ‘Culture of Health’ in the military: An interview with Jonas-Geneva Scholar CDR Melissa Troncoso

Navy Commander (CDR) Melissa Troncoso, MSN, NP-C, CHWC is a 2018 recipient of the Jonas-Geneva Scholarship, a partnership between Jonas Philanthropies (Jonas) and The Geneva Foundation (Geneva) established in 2016 funds doctoral candidates seeking to improve healthcare for veterans and military personnel. Geneva and Jonas are committed to supporting nursing leaders who are leading critical

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November 9, 2020

A randomized trial to screen for cytomegalovirus during pregnancy

Geneva enabled screening and enrollment of program participants at a military center according to the MFMU-approved protocol.   Cytomegalovirus (CMV) is the most common congenital infection and the most common cause of non-genetic hearing loss in children. Unless it is highly suspected, congenital CMV often goes undetected at birth since most infected newborns are asymptomatic.

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November 3, 2020

Studying noise and chemical exposures to reduce hearing loss and tinnitus in the military

Geneva researchers James Schultz, AuD, and Jordan Cline, MA, recently published clinical application recommendations in The Hearing Journal.   Auditory conditions, including hearing loss and tinnitus are consistently the most reported healthcare concerns for U.S. Service members and Veterans. Unfortunately, Veterans are 30% more likely than non-Veterans to suffer severe hearing impairment. Hearing loss can

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October 27, 2020

USU-4D Bio3 Expands Facility to Accommodate On-Demand Blood Program

On-demand blood will enable military medical professionals the access to quality blood supplies from anywhere in the world.   The Geneva Foundation (Geneva) announces today the expansion of the 4-Defense Biotechnology, Biomanufacturing and Bioprinting Center (4D Bio3) program, a federally-funded partnership based at the Uniformed Services University (USU) and administered by Geneva, with the addition

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October 20, 2020

4D Bio3 Osteochondral Program studying cartilage regeneration for possible treatment of osteoarthritis

Joint diseases and conditions, such as post-traumatic osteoarthritis (PTOA), causes chronic pain and physical disability for millions of Americans. Due to the physical demands of military service, both active duty service members and veterans experience high rates of non-combat related disability related to PTOA. Arthritis is a leading cause of disability among military veterans and

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