Tag Archives: Navy research

Linking Research with Military Women’s Health and Wellbeing

By Capt. Jaqueline D. Rychnovsky, NC, USN, commanding officer, Naval Medical Research Center SILVER SPRING, Md. – The number of women in the military has steadily increased over the years, and in January of this year, Congress mandated that military women be afforded the same opportunities for combat assignment as men. As a result, women could be serving in some …

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Navy Researchers Demonstrate Bioinformatics Capability in Thailand

By Lt. Cmdr. Vishwesh Mokashi, head, Biological Defense Research Directorate Genomics Department, Naval Medical Research Center Earlier this month, our team of researchers from the Naval Medical Research Center (NMRC) in Silver Spring, Md. along with collaborative researchers successfully demonstrated a novel bioinformatic capability to the Armed Forces Research Institute in Medical Sciences (AFRIMS) in Bangkok, Thailand. The goal was …

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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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Vicious Viruses: Readiness is Job Number One

By Lt. Col. Eric Halsey, head of Virology Department at NAMRU-6, Peru * Editor’s note: This is blog number four out of six in a series of blogs from NAMRU-6. Mosquitoes can do more than spoil your picnic. They can ruin your day, your week, or even your life. Mosquitoes are the main insects that carry arboviruses—Arthropod-borne viruses—a group of pathogens threatening …

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Newsletter for Navy and Marine Corps Medicine

From U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Public Affairs Navy Medicine is proud to present the February 2013 issue of the Navy and Marine Corps Medical newsletter. It features various articles and photos highlighting the great work being done across Navy Medicine around the world. This month highlights Navy Medicine’s role in operating forward. There is also an announcement for …

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