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August 5, 2020

Geneva research scientist helps develop bioprinting technique for corneas using electrospinning

Dr. Frank A. Alexander, Jr. is piloting a promising potential additive manufacturing technique used in tissue engineering under the USU-4DBio3 Center’s research program   As the number of patients waiting for an organ donor has multiplied five-fold since 1991, three dimensional (3D) bioprinting could be the response for worldwide organ shortages. Frank Alexander, PhD, research

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July 31, 2020

2019 Annual Report Now Available

The Geneva Foundation is proud to share our 2019 Annual Report. The report celebrates Geneva’s accomplishments and growth in support of our mission to advance military medicine for the benefit of U.S. service members and veterans, their families, and the global community. View the report

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July 27, 2020

Research Coordinator Samantha Walker Recognized for Quality of Leadership

Q2 WAVE THE FLAG RECIPIENT SAMANTHA WALKER Thank you Research Coordinator Samantha Walker at David Grant U.S. Air Force Medical Center for your outstanding service and dedication to Geneva’s core values and mission! EXCERPTS FROM HER NOMINATION STATES: “Samantha is a natural leader and it shows in the way she takes charge, without hesitation…” “Samantha

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June 23, 2020

Further Understanding PTSD

Omics Characterization of Combat-Related PTSD: Early Onset and Female Studies   Throughout the military’s history, people have recognized that exposure to traumatic warzone events is often associated with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The illness is marked by clear symptoms such as intrusive memories, avoidance, negative changes in thinking and mood, and changes in physical and

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June 18, 2020

Geneva scientist invents wearable life support to change critical care

Dr. Andriy Batchinsky, MD is pioneering advancements in extracorporeal life support (ECLS), focusing on combat and civilian trauma and novel critical care interventions, to save lives both on and off the battlefield.   “Do with what you have – that’s where battlefield medicine is going today. Medical preparedness cannot assume unlimited supplies are available, which

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June 10, 2020

Geneva donates $41,250 to support COVID-19 testing

The Geneva Foundation, in partnership with the Musculoskeletal Injury Rehabilitation Research for Operational Readiness (MIRROR) program and the Broussard Family Foundation, has donated $41,250 to support 1,900 COVID-19 Antibody Test Kits for a military treatment facility. “This is a great testament to Geneva’s commitment to military medicine and protecting service members to advance research,” commented

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May 13, 2020

Geneva scientist part of international consortium targeting lethal viruses including coronavirus with antibody therapies

With research from filoviruses and hantaviruses underway, Dr. Andrew Herbert hopes to chart a similar path for SARS-CoV-2.   Andrew Herbert, PhD, a senior research scientist for The Geneva Foundation, is part of an international consortium of over 20 investigators from across the globe who recognized the immediate need to address the COVID-19 pandemic early

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April 30, 2020

4D Bio3 Program Completes First 3D Bioprinting Test Experiment in Space

The 3D BioFabrication Facility (BFF) was launched in mid-2019 and marks the first-ever 3D printer capable of manufacturing human tissue (including, someday, organs) in microgravity.   The Geneva Foundation (Geneva), in partnership with the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU), commercial space company TechShot, Inc, and 3D printer manufacturer nScrypt, Inc., have successfully

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