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2014-04-23 08:31:22

The Department of Defense's WRAIR will study Lpath's anti-LPA antibody in the blast injury model of TBI SAN DIEGO, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lpath, Inc. (NASDAQ: LPTN), the industry leader in bioactive lipid-targeted therapeutics, and scientists from the Center for Military Psychiatry and Neuroscience, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research (WRAIR), have initiated a study that is the focus of a collaborative research agreement. The collaboration involves the use of...

2013-06-13 23:20:10

Two-year agreement will test company´s breakthrough technology in defending U.S. warfighters and military installations against mosquitoes and mosquito-borne diseases around the world. Riverside, California (PRWEB) June 13, 2013 Olfactor Laboratories, Inc. (OLI), an ieCrowd company, recently signed an agreement with the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research (WRAIR) for the use of OLI´s groundbreaking technologies in various U.S. military facilities around the world. The...

2011-12-15 14:33:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Family Research Council (FRC) President Tony Perkins submitted a letter to the Department of the Navy yesterday requesting records of communications regarding a policy memo issued by Walter Reed Military Medical Center that would restrict the distribution of religious materials including Bibles to patients by their families. This request was made under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). (Logo:...

2011-10-26 09:15:00

American Red Cross and Google team up to keep wounded warriors connected WASHINGTON, Oct. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Red Cross can now help wounded members of the military being treated at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center communicate with friends and family through a donation of 100 Chromebooks by Google. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090108/RedCrossLOGO) Patients will be able to check out the Chromebooks through the Red Cross Service to...

2011-08-04 15:32:00

National Retailers Briefed Preliminary Plans and Proposed Mix of Uses WASHINGTON, Aug. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the Washington, DC Economic Partnership and Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development (DMPED) hosted a tour of the Walter Reed Campus for a dozen interested national retailers and their brokers to keep them abreast with the most recent plans for the 113 acre site on upper Georgia Avenue, NW, Washington, DC. The tour was scheduled in...

2011-06-22 10:04:00

CLEVELAND, June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Clinical Research Management, (ClinicalRM) a full-service Contract Research Organization providing expertise in basic and applied research, clinical trials, and regulatory support, announced today it has been awarded a new, 5-year, $97MM research support contract titled Support for Military Medical Research for the Soldier (SMMRS) to be performed at the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research (WRAIR). The United States Army Medical Research...

2010-08-10 13:42:00

SOMERSET, N.J., Aug. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Tamir Biotechnology, Inc. (Pink Sheets: ACEL) (formerly Alfacell Corporation) announced today that scientists supported by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) confirmed that testing of three (3) of our company's compounds showed in vitro results rarely seen before by the U.S. government for yellow fever. In order to determine the effectiveness of a compound, NIAID uses a Selectivity Index (SI). The SI measures...

2010-03-25 15:05:00

MCLEAN, Va., March 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) (NYSE: SAI) today announced it has been awarded a task order by the Walter Reed Army Medical Center (WRAMC) Directorate of Information Management to provide information technology services. The contract has a seven month base period of performance, a single one-year option, one two month option, and a total value of $26 million if all options are exercised. Work will be performed at WRAMC...

2010-03-09 06:40:50

A single session of heat therapy using the ThermoMedâ“ž¢ device appears to be as effective as a 10-day intravenous course of sodium stibogluconate (Pentostam) for the treatment of Leishmania major skin lesions, according to a new study by Naomi Aronson and her colleagues at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences and Walter Reed Army Medical Center (WRAMC). Results from the randomized treatment trial, which involved 56 military personnel who...

2009-12-15 14:30:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A 21-year old Airman severely wounded in Afghanistan is recovering at Walter Reed Army Medical Center after several surgeries and an unprecedented transplant. The procedure performed by medical teams at Walter Reed and the University of Miami's Miller School of Medicine, is the first known case of successful isolation and transplantation of insulin producing cells following severe trauma requiring complete removal of the pancreas. When...