Its mission includes fundamental and applied research in the pharmacology, physiology, toxicology, pathology, and biochemistry of chemical agents and their medical countermeasures. In addition to research, the Institute, in partnership with the United States Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases (USAMRIID), educates health care providers in the medical management of chemical and biological agent casualties. The USAMRICD supports a Chemical/Biological Rapid Response Team (C/B-RRT), supports and trains Area Medical Laboratory (formerly Theater Area Medical Laboratory) personnel, and maintains a chemical surety facility.
Department of Homeland Security Issues Notice about Request for Expressions of Interest to Perform a Chemical Defense Demonstration Project
Jun 09, 2013; WASHINGTON, June 9 -- Department of Homeland Security has issued a notice called: Agency Information Collection Activities:...