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Defense Threat Reduction Agency awards SRC chemical research contract

Monday, Oct 26, 2015 @ 10:38am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) recently announced that it will be awarding a contract to SRC Inc. to conduct follow-up research relating to models utilized in the characterization of chemical agents.
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DTRA offers contract to foster laboratory capability in Cambodia and Thailand

Thursday, Oct 8, 2015 @ 3:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) is seeking to execute a sole source contract in order to increase the laboratory capabilities of Thailand and Cambodia to be able to better detect pathogens, they announced on Sept. 28.
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Federal agencies co-host conference on countering WMDs

Tuesday, Sep 8, 2015 @ 2:23pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) and the U.S. Strategic Command Center for Combating Weapons of Mass Destruction (SCC-WMD) co-hosted the Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) Global Synchronization Conference this past week.
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Moxifloxacin approved as plague countermeasure

Friday, Jul 24, 2015 @ 7:12pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Defense Video and Imagery Distribution System (DVIDS) reported on Thursday that moxifloxacin, an antibiotic, has been approved for use as a countermeasure for plague infection.
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New pharmaceuticals may lead to increased protection against nerve agents

Friday, Jul 24, 2015 @ 3:17pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Defense Video and Imagery Distribution Services (DVIDS) announced on Thursday recent findings of pharmaceutical material that may be able to provide protection against nerve agents.
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New protein design research could deter chemical, biological attacks

Thursday, Jun 25, 2015 @ 7:15pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Researchers from the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA), the Scripps Research Institute and the University of Wash. are studying potential methods to design proteins that degrade biological and chemical agents, they announced on Wednesday.
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908 Devices awarded $11.5 million for detection development

Tuesday, Jun 2, 2015 @ 7:04pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

908 Devices has been awarded an $11.5 million contract by the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) to facilitate the development of chemical detection devices, it announced Tuesday.
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