Missouri Guard holds CBRN response exercise

Wednesday, Jun 4, 2014 @ 3:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Approximately 200 National Guardsmen and Airmen from Missouri recently teamed in an exercise to test the implementation of first responders and health officials in a decontamination event.
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Neumedicines announces results of HemaMax study

Wednesday, Jun 4, 2014 @ 3:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The privately-held Neumedicines, Inc., recently announced results for a study of HemaMax (rHuIL-12), which is being developed as a prophylactic and frontline post-exposure therapeutic for the treatment of the Hematopoietic Syndrome of Acute Radiation Syndrome.
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DHS Secretary Johnson meets with Saudi interior minister

Wednesday, Jun 4, 2014 @ 4:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Jeh Johnson
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Brig. Gen. Maria Gervais assumes command of Army CBRN School

Wednesday, Jun 4, 2014 @ 4:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Maria Gervais
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Georgia to assume control of Lugar Center for Public Health at World CBRN Congress

Thursday, Jun 5, 2014 @ 1:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Georgia's Ministry of Internal Affairs, along with its Ministries of Health, Labor and Social Affairs, presided over the opening ceremony of the 2014 World Congress on Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) Science & Consequence Management.
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University of Virginia researchers uncover mechanism used by ebola virus to escape death

Thursday, Jun 5, 2014 @ 1:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Ebola
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Chemical weapons protection training held in Czech Republic

Thursday, Jun 5, 2014 @ 2:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The government of the Czech Republic and the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) co-hosted a training event from May 19-23 in the Czech Republic on protective measures against chemical weapons.
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FBI hosts attack simulation in Connecticut

Thursday, Jun 5, 2014 @ 2:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

State, local and federal authorities participated in a simulated attack scenario in Connecticut on Sunday.
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Camber Corp. wins $10.4 million contract to support WMD response

Thursday, Jun 5, 2014 @ 3:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.S. Army's Natick Contracting Division recently awarded defense contractor Camber Corp. a $10.4 million contract to provide support for a federal program aimed at dispatching forces to respond to a nuclear, chemical or radiological attack.
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Special forces participate in response drill for chemical attack on refugee camp

Thursday, Jun 5, 2014 @ 3:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

On Monday, special forces from Jordan and the United Arab Emirates (UAE), along with the U.S., began a test drill simulating chemical attacks on a tent city in the desert as part of Eager Lion, a 15-day multinational training exercise.
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Cambodia holds final CBRN action plan workshop

Thursday, Jun 5, 2014 @ 4:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The third and final workshop on the Cambodian CBRN National Action Plan (NAP) was held on Monday in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
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Arizona State University enters next $9 million phase of radiation diagnostic test project

Thursday, Jun 5, 2014 @ 4:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Biodesign Institute at Arizona State University announced on Tuesday that it began a new phase in its project to develop an ionizing radiation diagnostic test.
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New protein engineering tool could lead to anthrax antitoxin

Friday, Jun 6, 2014 @ 1:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Anthrax
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Senate committee approves terrorism insurance bill

Friday, Jun 6, 2014 @ 1:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Charles Schumer
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Researchers call for more ebola research amid West Africa outbreak

Friday, Jun 6, 2014 @ 2:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Ebola
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Pacific island nations participate in chemical weapons workshop in Australia

Friday, Jun 6, 2014 @ 2:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The government of Australia and the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) co-hosted a sub-regional workshop on chemical weapons policy and verification from May 20-24 in Brisbane.
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National Security Partners acquired by Noblis

Friday, Jun 6, 2014 @ 3:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Noblis, Inc., a science and technology advisory service provider, announced on Monday that it acquired National Security Partners, LLC (NSP), a provider of strategic consulting for the U.S. intelligence community.
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Nanotherapeutics secures $30 million loan facility

Friday, Jun 6, 2014 @ 3:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Nanotherapeutics, Inc., an integrated biopharmaceutical company, announced on Tuesday that it secured a $30 million loan facility from Hercules Technology Growth Capital, Inc.
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Emergency Services Coalition for Medical Preparedness issues challenge for ideas

Friday, Jun 6, 2014 @ 4:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Emergency Services Coalition for Medical Preparedness recently issued a challenge for the best ideas to protect from the U.S. from chemical and nerve agents.
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Argon Electronics publishes white paper on CBRN simulation training

Friday, Jun 6, 2014 @ 4:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Hazardous material detector simulator developer Argon Electronics recently released a white paper focused on CBRN military response training.
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