Any facet of medical research relating to homeland defense and security, public health/global health, or military operations.

Recent Inquiries

Behavioral and Mental Health Issues Unique to the National Guard

Is there any research on the behavioral and mental health issues unique to National Guard forces?

Therapeutic Uses of Brainwave Entrainment (BWE) via Low Audio Frequency Stimulation

Can you provide a bibliography of recent research for therapeutic research of BWE via low audio frequency stimulation ranging from delta to gamma?

Head-Supported Mass Injury Prevention

What U.S. Department of Defense organizations are researching and/or developing mitigation techniques to prevent injuries from head-supported mass?

Articles

Breathing Room

A fast-acting, broad-spectrum therapeutic can treat the Joint Force after exposure to one of the most dangerous neurotoxins. A new, fast-acting treatment is being developed for botulism—an intoxication caused by botulinum neurotoxin (BoNT) and one…

Air Force member trains with a new respirator

563rd OSS Mask Modernization

The U.S. Air Force Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Defense Systems Branch fielded new respirator masks to the 563rd Operational Support Squadron (OSS) and 755th OSS, on March 7, 2024. The new mask, known as…

Two scientists performing an experiment in a laboratory.

DEVCOM CBC Researchers Explore 3-D-Printed Sensors

Dr. Brian Hauck, a U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command Chemical Biological Center (DEVCOM CBC) research chemist, and his research team started out with a question:  What if you could 3-D print a sensor that…

Webinars

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Managing Public Health During a Migration Crisis

In February 2024, the Homeland Defense and Security Information Analysis Center (HDIAC) lead a Table Top Exercise (TTX) in support of military physicians in a residency program.  During this program, students obtained their master’s in…

Emerging Capabilities for Evaluating Cognitive and Oculomotor Function in Service Members With Traumatic Brain Injury

High rates of traumatic brain injury (TBI) are sustained by U.S. military personnel in combat and garrison environments. Changes in brain function related to TBI can negatively impact military readiness and quality of life. Clinical…

An Airman in uniform with sensors attached to his head sits at a computer screen. The test administrator, in civilian clothing, sits at a separate laptop.

Rewiring the Brain for Optimized Performance

Brain Health Mini-Series:  Part 3 Neurofeedback (NFB) is a specialized application of biofeedback employed to modify brainwave activity and event-related potentials.  It uses operant conditioning with visual or auditory stimuli as reinforcing feedback to teach…

Events

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Public Health in a Migrant Crisis Tabletop Exercise

THIS IS AN IN-PERSON, COLLABORATIVE EVENT.   In 2022, there were over 100 million displaced persons globally, a number that only continues to grow. Because one region’s instability bleeds into its surrounding areas, it is all…

Medical Military Personnel performing training.

The AsMA 94th Annual Scientific Meeting

The Aerospace Medical Association (AsMA) is organized exclusively for charitable, educational, and scientific purposes. It is a professional membership organization in the fields of aerospace medicine and human performance. The 94th Annual AsMA will serve…

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23rd Annual Bio IT World Conference & Expo

The Bio-IT World Conference & Expo event showcases the technologies and analytic approaches that solve problems, accelerate science, and drive the future of precision medicine. The event unites a community of life sciences, pharmaceutical, clinical,…