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

Recent Inquiries

Staff Sgt. Nathan Harris, 96th Medical Group medical laboratory technician, places a patient sample in a molecular diagnostic analyzer used to test for COVID-19 May 1 at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. It takes approximately 70 minutes to process each panel. (U.S. Air Force photo/Ilka Cole)

COVID-19 Test Kits and Reagents

HDIAC provided supplementary analysis to a DSIAC inquiry concerning different types reagents used for COVID Test Kits. Research into different types of testing and collection methods was conducted, including antigen and antibody tests, reverse transcriptase…

Ultrasonic patch

Wearable Diagnostic Devices to Measure Infections

USAMMDA submitted a technical inquiry asking for a summary of wearable diagnostic devices that could measure viral and/or bacterial infections. HDIAC was also able to identify and use current studies designed for the detection of…

An Airman from the 38th Rescue Squadron ensures the connection between the air tank and the air hose is snug, Jan. 20, 2016, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Airmen must secure their equipment before entering the pool. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Daniel Snider/released)

Emerging Oxygen Generation Technology

US Army Medical Materiel Development Activity (USAMMDA) requested assistance to determine the existence of noteworthy technology or research capable of producing breathable oxygen at the rate of 1-4 liters per minute. HDIAC analyzed the latest…


FDA In Brief: FDA Announces Draft Guidances to Help Increase Transparency, Assist Reporting and Timely Completion for Certain Medical Device Studies after FDA Approval or Clearance

The following quote is attributed to William Maisel, M.D., chief medical officer and director of the Office of Product Evaluation and Quality in FDA’s Center for Devices and Radiological Health: “Today, the FDA issued two…

Scientists Discover Brain Cells That Compete To Sustain or Suppress Traumatic Memories

Two clusters of brain cells compete to promote either the persistence or disappearance of traumatic memories, according to a new study conducted in mice. The findings could provide important insights into human conditions such as…

NYNG Ships Over 10 Million COVID Test Kits Statewide

Since April 4, 2020, the New York National Guard has assembled more than 10.4 million COVID-19 test kits which have been shipped statewide to public testing sites, nursing homes, schools, universities and hospitals.


The First Responder Vaccine Initiative

In 2001, anthrax was deliberately sent to multiple targets via the U.S. Postal System. In response to the attacks, several emergency responders began a grassroots advocacy program called Project Equal Immunization Policies & Practices (EQUIPP)….

The Continued Threat of Infectious Diseases to the U.S. Military

The U.S. military is an expeditionary force and constantly engaged in global missions. During deployment, servicemembers are often at risk from infectious diseases which have the potential to make the individual and the unit mission…


This webinar will provide an overview of the Defense Advanced Research Project Agency’s (DARPA) Biostasis program. The Biostasis program aims to extend the time for lifesaving medical treatment, often referred to as “the Golden Hour,”…


Chemical Engineering and Catalysis World Forum

Chemical Engineering and Catalysis World Forum is organized by Continuum Forums and will be held from September 06-08, 2021 in Copenhagen, Denmark. ChemCat-2021 anticipates a worldwide audience of delegates including distinguished speakers, researchers, students, medical…

Special Operations Medical Association

Mark Your Calendar – SOMA 2021 June 28 – July 2, 2021 Charlotte Convention Center Charlotte, North Carolina

International Vaccines and Virology Conference (i-Vaccines 2021)

i-Vaccines 2021 is an annual gathering for researchers, practitioners, and educators to share the insights and discuss the recent innovations, research, concerns as well as practical challenges encountered, and development to improve healthcare sector’s preventive…