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  • Live Vaccine Strain biofilm
    STEM and a Legacy in Science (8-Feb)
    The power behind the leading-edge science happening at U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases are the minds of our incredible scientists and using that power to inspire others into science is one of our greatest objectives. So, it was no coincidence when Middletown Middle School Science Teacher, and Frederick native, Heather Wilhelm contacted us for assistance. Continue Reading »
  • Live Vaccine Strain biofilm
    F. tularensis, tularemia, antibiotic-resistant bacteria, antibiotic resistance, bacterial biothreats, Live Vaccine Strain biofilm (9-Jan)
    Biothreats persist in their pursuit; developing new antibiotics is a way to stay ahead. Researchers are developing new antibiotics to combat common bacteria that are becoming increasingly resistant to antibiotic treatment, which is a growing concern for both public health and Joint Force readiness. Both emerging pathogens and known biothreats, such as Bacillus anthracis (anthrax), pestis (plague), Francisella (F.) tularensis (tularemia, also called "rabbit fever"), Burkholderia mallei (glanders), and Burkholderia pseudomallei (melioidosis), are all capable of antibiotic resistance–whether naturally occurring or deliberately engineered by an adversary. Continue Reading »
  • Operation Warp Speed Support team
    USAMRIID Soldiers Recognized for Operation Warp Speed Support (12-Aug)
    Two Soldiers stationed at the U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases were recently commended for their outstanding efforts in support of the U.S. government response to COVID-19, formerly known as Operation Warp Speed. SSG Jonathan Gadbilao and SGT Jahzeel Orozco, medical laboratory technicians at USAMRIID, received the Joint Service Commendation Medal and the Armed Forces Service Medal in a ceremony in Baltimore, Md. Continue Reading »

Last Modified Date: 8-Feb-2024