Researchers develop test to track tuberculosis gene

Friday, Mar 25, 2016 @ 3:16pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

A blood test that can predict whether or not a dormant string of tuberculosis (TB) will develop into full-blown tuberculosis has been developed.
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Zika case reported in Minnesota

Sunday, Jan 31, 2016 @ 8:58pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

A Minnesota traveler returning from Latin America has contracted the Zika virus.
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CIDR, GlaxoSmithKline identify potential tuberculosis treatments

Tuesday, Oct 20, 2015 @ 2:36pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Through a partnership between the Center for Infectious Disease Research (CIDR) and the Tres Cantos Open Lab Foundation of GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), scientists have identified a potential tuberculosis treatment candidate, CIDR announced on Tuesday.
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Situational awareness course comes to Loveland, Colo.

Thursday, Mar 26, 2015 @ 3:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Midwest Fire Equipment, Rich Gasaway team up on training program.
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MDH to aid in university measles case

Thursday, Jan 29, 2015 @ 2:22pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Minn.
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Pair addresses emergency management with uniquely challenged communities

Wednesday, Nov 12, 2014 @ 2:57pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Tammy VanOverBeke, the Lyon County emergency management director, and Ted Stamp, an employee of the Southwestern Center for Independent Living, are on a mission to educate Minnesotans with unique challenges about emergency preparedness.
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University of Minnesota professor awarded McKnight Presidential Chair in Public Health

Friday, Oct 10, 2014 @ 4:07pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

University of Minnesota School of Public Health professor Michael Osterholm was awarded a McKnight Presidential Chair in Public Health by university President Eric Kaler on Tuesday.
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Minnesota outlines preparedness measures created in response to Sept. 11 attacks

Monday, Sep 15, 2014 @ 3:36pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

With the heightened concern about security following the attacks of 9/11, the state of Minnesota has incorporated improved safety methods to prepare for and respond to unexpected disaster, largely through the state Homeland Security and Emergency Management Division (HSEM).
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3M to supply helmets to U.S. marines

Monday, Sep 16, 2013 @ 2:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

3M announced on Tuesday that it will supply Enhanced Combat Helmets to the United States Marine Corps.
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Emergent BioSolutions makes Barry Labinger executive vice president

Tuesday, Aug 20, 2013 @ 4:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

>Emergent BioSolutions, Inc., announced on Friday that it has made Barry Labinger the new executive vice president of the company. Labinger also became the president of Emergent BioSolutions' biosciences division. Under his new role, Labiner will be responsible for the development, manufacturing and commercialization of biosciences product candidates. "Barry brings to Emergent over two decades of
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No Spray Coalition protests gas tests in New York City subways

Monday, Jul 29, 2013 @ 4:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The No Spray Coalition released a statement on Wednesday in which they said the release of unnamed, possibly harmful gasses in New York City's subways, buses and streets should be stopped.
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BARDA awards contracts to develop bioweapon countermeasures

Friday, Sep 24, 2010 @ 4:11pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Northrop Grumman and 3M have been awarded contracts worth $15.8 from the U.S. Department of Health
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Pfenex, Inc. receives contract for candidate anthrax vaccine

Thursday, Sep 23, 2010 @ 4:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Pfenex, Inc., was one of several organizations that recently signed one of eight contracts with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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