Critique: A seminal study, "Community at Risk: Biodefense
and the Collective Search for Security" is organized and presented in five major chapters (Conceptual Footings of Risk and Governance; Rick Communication, Local Civics, and Discourse; Davis, California--Home Rule Civics and Biodefense
; Roxbury, Massachusetts--Direct Action Civics and Biodefense
; Galveston, Texas--Managed Civics and Biodfense), as well as an informative 'Introduction' and 'Conclusion: The Civic Politics of Risk'.
medications, IFNs and IFN-inducers are under development for aerosolized delivery to the lungs (2,3).
I see an emerging new industry, new capabilities" in the medical biodefense
field, says Vidadi M.
In some cases, immunological mechanisms relevant to biodefense
are broadly applicable for many pathogens and may be most efficiently studied using model systems.
will evaluate the hepatic stem cell sorting and enrichment technology, which can be applied to gene therapy and liver re-population technology, and will release more detailed information about the Hepatic Stem Cell technology and potential applications, including gene therapy and re-population in patients with liver disease, immediately after finalizing its evaluation and successful exercise of its option agreement by end of the 2nd Quarter of 2005.
The federal appropriations will pay for construction of several new biodefense
Biosafety Level 3 and 4 laboratories in locations across the country.
The new Clinician's Biodefense
Network, which may be operating by the end of the month, will connect physicians with biodefense
experts and provide them with information about treating and recognizing symptoms caused by biological weapons such as smallpox, anthrax and botulism.
Vaccines, Therapeutics and Diagnostics: Policy, Funding, Development, Testing, Production, and Distribution Hamilton Crowne Plaza Washington, DC Contact: (818) 888-4444 Web site: http://www.
The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) invites applications for funds to develop Regional Centers of Excellence (RCEs) in areas related to biodefense
and emerging infectious diseases research.