Category: Press Release

June 3, 2019

Geneva Announces Small Grant Competition @JBLM Recipient

In Spring 2019, the LT Murray Family Foundation, a charitable organization based in Washington state that primarily supports programs in the Puget Sound area, made a generous contribution to The Geneva Foundation (Geneva) in support of the first small grant competition for researchers at Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM). Throughout April, Geneva received ten competitive applications

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June 3, 2019

Geneva Announces JBLM Small Grant Competition Recipient

The Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM) Small Grant was made possible by the LT Murray Family Foundation.   Capt. Daniel Lammers, M.D. and Lt. Col. Matthew Eckert, M.D. and their proposal, “Combatting Ischemia Reperfusion Injury from Traumatic Injury Requiring Occlusion of the Aorta via Adenosine, Lidocaine, and Magnesium (ALM)” were selected as the recipient of Geneva’s

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March 28, 2019

Research Provides Framework for Developing Ebola Virus Therapeutic Under Animal Rule

Sponsors must demonstrate efficacy before a medical product can be approved by the FDA; however, for certain products, when obtaining efficacy data from human patients is not ethical or feasible, the FDA may grant approval under the Animal Rule. Such approval would be based on efficacy data from well-controlled studies in adequately characterized animal model(s),

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February 25, 2019

Geneva Enters into CRADA with USU to Study Blue Light Therapies for Osseointegration

The Uniformed Services University (USU) recently issued a Cooperative Agreement to The Geneva Foundation (Geneva) for $2.2M to investigate the efficacy of antimicrobial Blue light therapies (aBL) at combating infections at the implant site for osseointegrated (OI) implant technology. This program was funded by Defense Health Agency (DHA) with partnerships from USU, Geneva, The Wellman

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February 7, 2019

Geneva Launches New Program to Improve Musculoskeletal Injury Care in the Military

The Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU) recently issued a cooperative agreement to The Geneva Foundation (Geneva) to facilitate the execution of the Collaboratory for Musculoskeletal Injury Rehabilitation Research (CMIRR). CMIRR is a four-year, $15M program funded by the Defense Health Agency (DHA), with the purpose of improving our rehabilitative approach to caring

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November 29, 2018

Jonas Philanthropies and Geneva Award Two Scholarships to Advance Military Healthcare

Jonas Nursing and Veterans Healthcare and The Geneva Foundation have announced the recipients of a joint scholarship – two doctoral nursing candidates seeking to improve healthcare for veterans and military personnel. This marks the second time since 2016 that the organizations have partnered to award scholarships in support of their shared causes. Ph.D. candidates Lisa

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October 26, 2018

Geneva Announces the 2017 Researcher of the Year, Vincent Ho, M.D.

Vincent Ho, M.D., Professor, Chair of the Department of Radiology and Radiological Sciences at Uniformed Services University (USU), and Chief of Radiology Services at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (WRNMMC), is named as The Geneva Foundation’s 2017 Researcher of the Year (ROY). The award was presented based on Dr. Ho’s research quality, dissemination, mentorship,

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April 15, 2018

The Geneva Foundation Celebrates 25 Years of Service

Tacoma, WA — The Geneva Foundation (Geneva), a non-profit organization that advances military medicine through innovative scientific research, is celebrating 25 years of supporting and leading military medical research collaborations worldwide. The organization is proud to continue the advancement of its mission by delivering full-spectrum scientific, technical, and program management expertise in the areas of

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February 12, 2018

Dr. Vince Ho Named Geneva’s 2017 Researcher of the Year

Tacoma, WA – The Geneva Foundation (Geneva) announces the 2017 Researcher of the Year award recipient as Dr. Vincent Ho. Geneva’s Researcher of the Year award honors an individual who, in partnership with Geneva, spearheads innovative medical research within the U.S. military for the benefit of service members and veterans, their families, and the global

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November 16, 2017

Exxell Bio, Inc. Teams with Geneva in Vaccine Development Collaboration

Exxell BIO, Inc. joins consortium in collaboration with Geneva, Thomas Jefferson University, USAMRIID, IDT Biologika, and IDRI for preparation and vaccine formulation testing for protection against the Ebola, Sudan, Marburg, and Lassa fever viruses. These deadly viruses, categorized as hemorrhagic fever viruses, display varying symptoms that typically appear 2-21 days after exposure, and can include

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