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Strategic Collaborations

Bucknell Geisinger Research Initiative

When Bucknell University and Geisinger Health System were each established in central Pennsylvania, the region was transformed into one that could benefit from and support the institutions' collective intellectual, healthcare and community development initiatives. As two institutional leaders in the region, a formal partnership in the advancement of healthcare delivery, education and research has truly transformative potential at the local, regional and national levels.

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Geisinger-Regeneron Partnership

Geisinger Health System is partnering with Regeneron, a leading biopharmaceutical company, for a long-term, large research study.

Genetic research holds great promise to increase understanding of the causes of diseases, disorders and medical conditions - including conditions that today have limited or no treatments available. By comparing genetic information against medical histories, Geisinger and Regeneron hope to eventually develop new means of diagnosing, preventing and/or treating medical conditions - before they cause significant harm. Some participants may also receive information that could be useful in their own medical care.

This study is aligned with Geisinger's focus on innovative research to help patients in our communities - as well as improve healthcare for patients across the nation and worldwide.

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Mid-Atlantic Nutrition Obesity Research Center (NORC)

The Mid-Atlantic NORC is a center funded by the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) in 2005. NORC's mission is to foster multidisciplinary research approaches to understanding the impact of nutrition on risk for chronic disease and translating this knowledge into effective clinical treatments and prevention efforts.

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River Group

The Susquehanna River Heartland Coalition for Environmental Studies (SRHCES) or River Group, promotes research and environmental education, improves water quality and addresses other environmental concerns related to the Susquehanna River Watershed.

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Rural Health Policy Institute

The Rural Health Policy Institute assists legislators and policymakers in understanding health policy as it relates to rural residents. The Institute brings together diverse, multidisciplinary groups of professionals to conduct research focused on finding workable solutions to rural health policy issues.

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