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ASM Microbe conference
What a great crew! Team RIID wrapped up the ASM Microbe conference June 15-19, 2023, in Houston, Texas, with 11 posters, 2 invited talks, and many new contacts.
Science Spotlight
Viral Immunology Branch
Congratulations to USAMRIID's Viral Immunology Branch for their manuscript describing the development of an ultra-potent antibody to protect against multiple strains of hantavirus, a wide-ranging global disease threat.
Military Matters
SSG Kiana Kyle
Please join us in congratulating SGT Kiana Kyle on her July 12, 2023, promotion to the rank of SSG! She has been a member of Team RIID since last summer and continues to excel as NCO of USAMRIID's Clinical Engineering Branch.


COL COL Aaron C. Pitney

Welcome to the U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases website. Since 1969, USAMRIID has conducted research to develop medical countermeasures against biological threats and emerging diseases. Please browse our page to learn more. Thank you for your interest in our organization.

COL Aaron C. Pitney
Commander, USAMRIID



To provide leading edge medical capabilities to deter and defend against current and emerging biological threat agents.


To advance medical biological defense to protect our military and the nation.

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