Corgenix Ebola detection research wins award at AACC expo

Friday, Aug 1, 2014 @ 1:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Corgenix Medical Corporation, a diagnostic kit developer, announced on Wednesday that it received an award at the American Association for Clinical Chemistry's (AACC) annual meeting for a poster abstract on Ebola detection.
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Alion releases chemical risk assessment tool

Friday, Aug 1, 2014 @ 1:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Alion Science and Technology, a technology solutions firm, announced the release on Wednesday of a risk assessment tool for the chemical industry based on technology developed for the DHS.
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DTRA to award ebola countermeasure contract

Friday, Aug 1, 2014 @ 2:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) announced its intent on July 22 to award a sole source contract to MAPP Biopharmaceutical to develop a countermeasure for the ebola virus.
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Indiana holds mobile hospital training

Friday, Aug 1, 2014 @ 2:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Indiana State Department of Health hosted on Tuesday the last of three statewide trainings aimed at preparing emergency responders to use a newly acquired mobile hospital unit.
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Brookhaven National Laboratory team recognized for securing Super Bowl XLVIII

Friday, Aug 1, 2014 @ 3:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Members of the Brookhaven National Laboratory's (BNL) Region 1 Radiological Assistance Program (RAP1) team recently received recognition for securing the Meadowlands and the surrounding area against potential radiological threats during Super Bowl XLVIII.
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Army Under Secretary Carson visits ECBC

Friday, Aug 1, 2014 @ 3:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Brad Carson
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Thermo Scientific begins selling personal radiation detector

Friday, Aug 1, 2014 @ 4:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Thermo Scientific recently began selling its new RadEye SPRD Spectroscopic Personal Radiation detector.
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Assistant Commissioner Wagner details partnerships to improve POEs

Friday, Aug 1, 2014 @ 4:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

John Wagner
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Researchers make progress on protein that neutralizes toxins

Monday, Aug 4, 2014 @ 1:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Researchers from New York University (NYU) made progress on a protein that could prevent brain damage in military troops and civilians exposed to toxins, according to a study recently published in ChemBioChem.
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AIBioTech, Leidos partner up for Air Force contract

Monday, Aug 4, 2014 @ 1:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

AIBioTech, a contract research organization, announced on Tuesday that it will act as a subcontractor for Leidos, a national security company, for a U.S. Air Force contract.
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Government, military leaders participate in homeland security course

Monday, Aug 4, 2014 @ 2:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Lincoln Laboratory recently collaborated with the National Guard Bureau Homeland Security Institute (HSI) to host a security course at the Hanscom Air Force Base in Lexington, Mass.
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Global Elite Group wins magazine awards

Monday, Aug 4, 2014 @ 2:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Security and emergency management services company Global Elite Group (GEG) was recently recognized by Government Security News Magazine's 2014 Airport, Seaport, Security Border Security Awards Program.
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Luxfer acquires two detection and decontamination companies

Monday, Aug 4, 2014 @ 3:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Luxfer Holdings PLC, a global materials technology company, announced on Wednesday that it completed the acquisition of two companies that produce chemical and biological agent detection and decontamination kits.
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Cubic makes two hires in defense business segment

Monday, Aug 4, 2014 @ 3:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Cubic Corporation, the parent company of Cubic Defense Systems, announced on Wednesday that it made two appointments in an effort to strengthen its defense business unit worldwide.
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DoD chemical and biological defense head outlines program's progress

Monday, Aug 4, 2014 @ 4:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Carmen Spencer
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MEMA highlights executive order to improve chemical safety

Monday, Aug 4, 2014 @ 4:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) recently outlined federal efforts to improve chemical safety in its July newsletter.
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Victoria hires first emergency management inspector-general

Tuesday, Aug 5, 2014 @ 1:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Tony Pearce
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CTED, Tony Blair Faith Foundation urge counterterrorism education

Tuesday, Aug 5, 2014 @ 1:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Participants at a recent United Nations roundtable agreed on the necessity of promoting education in countering violent extremism and terrorism.
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Officials provide update on DNDO operations

Tuesday, Aug 5, 2014 @ 2:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Two high-level officials testified on Tuesday in front of the House Subcommittee on Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection, and Security Technologies on protecting the U.S. from nuclear and radiological threats.
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Study finds serum an effective tool against respiratory diseases

Tuesday, Aug 5, 2014 @ 2:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

A recent British study explored the safety of using convalescent serum to fight acute severe viral diseases for which no effective countermeasures currently exist.
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