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  1. Two to give presentations at this year’s Murtha Cancer Center Cancer Summit

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    Dr. Hai Hu and Dr. Praveen Raj-Kumar will be presenting at this year’s Annual Cancer Research Summit on June 14.

    Dr. Hu will be presenting an overview of all the activities from WRI; his presentation is titled “Infrastructure and Research at CSS Institute of Molecular Medicine at Windber”. This presentation will outline the accomplishments and undertakings of the biobank, informatics infrastructure and focused research being performed.

    Dr. Kumar will be presenting his poster, which was accepted for the Military Health Scientific Research Symposium, “Evaluation of Laser Micro-dissected primary Breast tumors for RNA-Seq over Bulk processing”.

  2. Congratulations to the four abstracts that were accepted for a poster presentation

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    Congratulations to the four abstracts that were accepted for a poster presentation at the 2019 Military Health System Research Symposium:

    Dr. Praveen-Kumar Raj-Kumar
    Abstract # MHSRS-19-01828 for Updates on Military Women’s Health – Evaluation Of Laser Microdissected Primary Breast Tumors For Rna-seq Over Bulk Processing

    Mr. Leonid Kvecher
    Abstract # MHSRS-19-02206 for Predictive Analytics within the Military Health System – An Informatics Infrastructure Task Force For The Applied Proteogenomics Organizational Learning And Outcomes (APOLLO) Consortium As Part Of The Cancer Moonshot Program

    Mr. Jianfang Liu
    Abstract # MHSRS-19-00925 for Predictive Analytics within the Military Health System – Determining The Appropriate Follow-up Times For Apollo Studies From Tcga Data

    Ms. Kimberly Murtha
    Abstract # MHSRS-19-01722 for Predictive Analytics within the Military Health System – Contribution Of Department Of Defense Cancer Information To The Oncology Research Information Exchange Network (ORIEN) Avatar Research Program

    The 2019 Military Health System Research Symposium (MHSRS) will be held from Monday, 19 Aug through Thursday, 22 Aug 2019. The location is the Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center, Kissimmee, Florida.

    The MHSRS is the Department of Defense’s premier scientific meeting. It provides a venue for presenting new scientific knowledge resulting from military-unique research and development. The MHSRS is the only military or civilian meeting that focuses specifically on the unique medical needs of the Warfighter.

    The MHSRS provides a collaborative setting for the exchange of information between military providers with deployment experience, research and academic scientists, international partners, and industry on research and related health care initiatives falling under the topic areas of Combat Casualty Care, Military Operational Medicine, Clinical and Rehabilitative Medicine, Medical Simulation and Information Sciences, Military Infectious Diseases, and the Radiation Health Effects.

    The MHSRS is an annual four-day educational symposium that draws approximately 2,900 attendees.