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March 5, 2021

The Epidemiology of Combat Ocular Injury to Guide Prolonged Field Care

Researcher to Watch: Amanda Staudt, PhD, MPH   An eye injury is a traumatic and potentially debilitating event. The loss of visual acuity can be drastic, resulting in an extensive recovery period. Ocular injuries present a particular problem for service members and the providers charged with their care as they can result in lost duty

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March 3, 2021

Sexual Assault Prevention in the Military

Researcher to Watch: Cristóbal S. Berry-Cabán, PhD   Sexual assault and sexual harassment are persistent challenges for the military. Geneva researcher Cristóbal S. Berry-Cabán, PhD is a senior scientist at Womack Army Medical Center at Fort Bragg, NC studying an innovative approach to preventing sexual aggression among young men in the military. Dr. Berry-Cabán is

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March 1, 2021

MDORP Uses Mobile Health Technology to Provide Rehabilitation

Researcher to Watch: ALLISON SYMSACK, PT, DPT   Nearly two million people living in the U.S. have suffered a lower limb amputation (LLA). Besides being injured in combat, amputation surgeries are a common occurrence in the Veteran’s Health Administration (VA) due to motor vehicle and work-related accidents as well as from infections, diabetes, dysvascular conditions,

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February 25, 2021

Translating a DNA-Based Vaccine to Prevent Lethal Lassa Fever Infection

Researcher to Watch: Kathleen A. Cashman, PhD   Kathleen Cashman, PhD is a Geneva principal investigator and employee working on-site at the Virology Division of the United States Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases (USAMRIID). In the dogged pursuit of a vaccine to provide protection against Lassa virus and the hopeful culmination of 15

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February 12, 2021

Newly Identified PTSD Biotypes Enable Improved Screening Tools, Shed Light on Divergent Efficacy of Treatments

Geneva Scientist Dr. Ruoting Yang first-authored a manuscript published in Molecular Psychiatry on Biotypes for PTSD, the first of their kind for any psychological disorder   News Release Authored By: Walter Reed Army Institute of Research Release Date: 22 December 2020 Researchers from the PTSD Systems Biology Consortium, led by scientists from the Walter Reed

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February 9, 2021

5 Ways Geneva’s Scientific Advisory Board Makes a Difference in Military Medicine

Geneva’s Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) members provide scientific consult, advisement, and direction to Geneva’s senior leadership, program directors, principal investigators, and research administrators. The SAB is a strategic partner alongside Geneva investigators to ensure the science remains relevant, sustainable, and innovative – but they also do much more to advance military medicine. 1. Provide scientific

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February 3, 2021

Grants & Contracts Manager Andrea Masterson Honored for Outstanding Leadership

2020 Q4 WAVE THE FLAG RECIPIENT ANDREA MASTERSON Grants and Contracts Manager Andrea Masterson, based out of Geneva’s Corporate office in Tacoma, WA, has won Geneva’s 2020 Q4 Wave the Flag award! Geneva’s Wave the Flag award is a peer-to-peer recognition program that acknowledges employee excellence. Employees are nominated based on the demonstration of Geneva’s core values

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January 15, 2021

Geneva Principal Investigator Dr. Brad Isaacson Reflects on Past Year of MIRROR Accomplishments

IN 2019, GENEVA LAUNCHED MIRROR, A NEW MUSCULOSKELETAL ORGANIZATION TO EMPHASIZE MILITARY READINESS AND RESILIENCY WITH DR. ISAACSON LEADING RESEARCH AND OPERATIONS.   Building an organization to address the impact of musculoskeletal injuries (MSI) on U.S. military service members is no small feat. With more than 800,000 military personnel affected annually by MSI, resulting in

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January 14, 2021

14 Geneva Military Medical Researchers Who Inspired Us in 2020

From advancements in biotechnology and trauma care, to nutrition, rehabilitative medicine, and infectious diseases, many of the world’s most pressing health issues have been affected by scientific and technological innovations in military medicine. In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, Geneva would like to recognize the researchers who chase answers to the myriad of challenges

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January 13, 2021

Top 10 Most-Read News Stories of 2020 –

2020 showcased what teamwork, determination, and innovation in the scientific community could do in the face of the greatest public health crisis in recent memory. Under Operation Warp Speed (OWS), biotech companies, CDMOs, and supply chain partners achieved what was once thought to be impossible: developing, commercializing, and distributing a COVID-19 vaccine in less than

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