University of Maryland School of Medicine research leads to FDA approval of drug for radiation sickness

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 @ 7:49pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The University of Maryland's School of Medicine (UM SOM) said Friday that its research has allowed the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to approve a drug from the 1990s for radiation sickness treatment.The research led by Professor Thomas MacVittie and Assistant Professor Ann Farese shows that Neupogen is effective in counteracting radiation damage to the bone marrow.
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NCT CBRNe USA 2015 deemed a success

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 @ 9:21pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The NCT Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and Explosive (CBRNe) USA 2015 conference brought together industry experts and other stakeholders for what if being considered a successful conference, the organizers stated on Tuesday.
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PositiveID CEO to present at LD Micro Invitational

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 @ 8:55pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

PositiveID Corp. Chairman and CEO William Caragol will be presenting at the LD Micro Invitational on June 1.
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Okla. seeks local emergency response coordinator

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 @ 6:55pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Coordinator will work in the Bryan County Health Department
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Annapolis, Maryland, seeking emergency planner

Friday, May 22, 2015 @ 8:52pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The City of Annapolis, Maryland, Office of Emergency Management has an opening for an emergency planner, they posted in a job listing on May 15.
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Smiths Group announces changes in management

Friday, May 22, 2015 @ 8:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Smiths Group announced on Thursday that Mel Rowlands has been appointed to serve as company secretary and deputy general counsel.
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DARPA achieves milestone with SWEEPER program

Friday, May 22, 2015 @ 7:16pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency's (DARPA) Short-range Wide-field-of-view Extremely agile Electronically steered Photonic EmitteR (SWEEPER) program has been integrated into a microchip, the agency announced on Thursday.
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Smiths Detection advances in Army program

Thursday, May 21, 2015 @ 7:41pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Company will partner with 908 Devices in Next Generation Chemical Detector program
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Pakistan delegation visits OPCW headquarters

Thursday, May 21, 2015 @ 6:50pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

A delegation from Pakistan visited the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) on Tuesday.
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Washington Military Dept. seeks temporary emergency program specialist

Thursday, May 21, 2015 @ 6:20pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Washington Military Department has announced a temporary opening for an Emergency Management Program Specialist 3 in a recent job posting.
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State Department official condemns North Korean missile tests

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 @ 8:26pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The State Department's Assistant Secretary of the Bureau of Arms Control, Verification and Compliance Frank Rose spoke at the Institute for Korean-American Studies regarding the illicit missile program of North Korea.
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