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June 20, 2021

Supporting Military Parents During Deployment

Deployment is difficult for military families, especially those with children. As one parent takes on both parenting roles in the absence of the other parent, coping with not having a partner for a long stretch of time can leave negative impacts. In a Geneva-managed study funded by the TriService Nursing Research Program (TSNRP) and titled

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June 15, 2021

Collaborating with the 82nd Airborne and WAMC to Help Prevent Knee Injuries

MIRROR researchers are learning how to predict knee injuries in the military using a novel mobile lower limb motion capture system.   Approximately 800,000 service members are affected by musculoskeletal injuries (MSI) every year which results in 25 million days of limited duty. MSI are a range of disorders involving muscles, bones, tendons, blood vessels,

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June 14, 2021

Geneva Advancing COVID-19 Research in NIH-Sponsored ACTIV-2 Clinical Trials

Geneva has been selected to support a monoclonal antibody protocol under this public-private partnership at two military treatment facilities.   TACOMA, WA – The Geneva Foundation (Geneva) announces today it has entered into a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) to conduct clinical trials at two military treatment facilities under the Accelerating COVID-19 Therapeutic Interventions

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June 9, 2021

Discovering more efficient immunotherapies for the treatment of neuroblastoma

Researcher to Watch: Rosa Nguyen, MD, PhD   Neuroblastoma is a type of cancer that forms in certain types of nerve tissue, most commonly affecting children age two or younger. Neuroblastoma accounts for 12% of all cancer-related deaths in children with 650 new cases each year in North America. Despite intensive treatment, 33% of patients

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June 8, 2021

Geneva Nurse Scientists Shine at NMCCL’s Research Symposium

The 11th Annual Naval Medical Center Camp Lejeune (NMCCL) Research Symposium honors the accomplishments of the Family Medicine Residency Program and residents throughout eastern North Carolina. The event showcases scholarly activity and exploration through the region to include case studies, research projects, and medical collaborations. This year, there were 33 poster and podium presentations from

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June 4, 2021

Improving Surgical Team Performance to Improve Healthcare Quality and Safety

Researcher to Watch: LTC Christopher Stucky, PhD, RN, CNOR, CSSM, NEA-BC   Medical errors in hospitals are a frequent occurrence and approximately 200,000 to 400,000 patients die every year from these oftentimes preventable mistakes. This makes medical error the third leading cause of death in the United States, only behind cancer and heart disease. Two-thirds

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May 26, 2021

State-of-the-Art 3D Motion Capture Laboratory at West Point Evaluates Running Patterns

Under the Musculoskeletal Injury Rehabilitation Research for Operational Readiness (MIRROR) program led by The Geneva Foundation (Geneva), researchers are improving telehealth for knee injuries using the lab’s unique capabilities.   The West Point Advanced Return to Run Investigations and Orthopedics Research (WARRIOR) Motion Laboratory at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point (USMA) is helping

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May 25, 2021

2020 Annual Report – The Geneva Foundation

We are pleased to share with you The Geneva Foundation’s 2020 Annual Report. This year’s report showcases our organization’s commitment to military medical research, our employees, and our stakeholders. Our history has been filled with achievements and challenges that have driven innovative thinking and powerful military medical research around the world, shaping us into the organization

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May 24, 2021

Unique Biomarkers Can Detect Lung Cancer When It’s Most Crucial

Dr. Curtis Harris and NCI partnered with Geneva to detect lung cancer in its early stages by improving diagnostic testing.   Imagine a world where doctors can predict how cancer will grow in a patient and are able to identify which therapies a patient’s cancer may or may not respond to? That world is no

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