acute radiation syndrome


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a·cute ra·di·a·tion syn·drome

a syndrome caused by exposure of the body to large amounts of radiation, (for example, from certain forms of therapy, accidents, and nuclear explosions). It is divided into three major forms that are, in ascending order of severity, the hematologic, gastrointestinal, and central nervous system-cardiovascular forms; its clinical manifestations are divided into prodromal, latent, overt, and recovery stages.

a·cute ra·di·a·tion syn·drome

(ARS) (ă-kyūt rādē-āshŭn sindrōm)
Disorder caused by exposure of the body to large amounts of radiation (e.g., from certain forms of therapy, accidents, and nuclear explosions).

a·cute ra·di·a·tion syn·drome

(ă-kyūt rādē-āshŭn sindrōm)
Syndrome caused by exposure of the body to large amounts of radiation; divided into three major forms that are, in ascending order of severity, the hematologic, gastrointestinal, and central nervous system-cardiovascular forms.
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The contract is for the advanced preclinical development of OrbeShield (oral beclomethasone 17,21-dipropionate or oral BDP) as a MCM for the treatment of gastrointestinal acute radiation syndrome (GI ARS).
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Most of the options are for the period of performance beginning 1 April 2012 and ending 31 March 2013 and include funding for murine and NHP Efficacy studies in Lung Acute Radiation Syndrome (Lung-ARS), GMP manufacturing and project management costs.
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7 million by the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA) in the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response of the Department of Health and Human Services, for the advanced development of CLT-008, a first-in-class, allogeneic, cell-based therapy for the treatment of Acute Radiation Syndrome (ARS).
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