told Wheat about the preliminary results of the animal studies at AFRRI
, even though he and other vets in the D.
The study was carried out under a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) among The Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences which includes AFRRI
, led by Col.
Humanetics is currently collaborating with AFRRI
and HJF to develop a pipeline of safe, low-cost oral countermeasures for ARS.
During 2005, Humanetics and AFRRI
pursued a number of oral countermeasures, many of which have been shown effective in increasing survival in mice receiving otherwise lethal doses of radiation.
We are delighted that Congress recognizes the importance of our collaborative effort with AFRRI
to develop oral countermeasures for biodefense.
AFRRI, in Bethesda, Maryland, is part of the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU), a Congressionally-chartered, fully-accredited, graduate education university operated by the Department of Defense.
A Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA), has been entered into with USU and HJF for Humanetics to collaborate with AFRRI, the nation's premier center for radiation injury countermeasure research, and with the F.