Tag Archives: Naval Medical Research Unit San Antonio

Improving Treatment and Prevention of Travelers’ Diarrhea Among Deployed Personnel

Story courtesy of Naval Medical Research Center Public Affairs Recently Cmdr. Ramiro Gutierrez, from the Naval Medical Research Center’s (NMRC) Enteric Diseases Department (EDD) spent two weeks in Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras, as a site investigator supporting field trials aimed at improving the treatment and prevention of travelers’ diarrhea (TD) among deployed personnel. “Joint Task Force-Bravo, located at Soto Cano …

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Proud Tradition of Dental Corps

Story by Capt. Jonathan Stahl, DDS, Ph.D, Naval Medical Research Unit – San Antonio (NAMRU-SA) On August 22nd the Navy Dental Corps will celebrate its 102nd anniversary. Today’s Dental Corps has a proud heritage and a commitment to providing high quality and compassionate patient care while maintaining an optimal state of operational dental readiness. Presently, there are more than 1,400 …

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A Scientists’ Perspective on Research and Navy Medicine in San Antonio

Dr. Mauris N. DeSilva, principal investigator, Craniofacial Health and Restorative Medicine Directorate, Naval Medical Research Unit San Antonio It was September of 2007 when I drove to the naval base at Great Lakes, Il. where the Naval Institute for Dental and Biomedical Research was located. This was my first time working in a Department of Defense laboratory and I was …

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