HOME >> BIOLOGY >> NEWS
New Military Biomaterials R&D Center to hold first meeting

NEW BRUNSWICK/PISCATAWAY The new Center for Military Biomaterials Research (CeMBR) has been set up by the New Jersey Center for Biomaterials. The CeMBR will hold its first open meeting on Oct. 20, 2004 at 10 a.m. in the Hyatt Regency, Two Albany Street, New Brunswick, N.J.

The inaugural meeting agenda will include a summary of the science and technology roadmap created by the National Research Council to guide the Center, and discussion of potential R&D projects for the program's second year.

The CeBMR was established through the award of an initial $827,000 contract from the U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command. The award is renewable for at least two years with increasing funding already provided by Congress to enable expansion of the program. This initiative will provide rapid and effective pathways for identification, development and utilization of biomaterial-based technologies and products for the military's most urgent healthcare needs on and off the battlefield.

One of the first technology platforms the CeBMR is supporting is a sprayable wound dressing designed to enable soldiers to treat their own small gunshot wounds, burns, abrasions or cuts, so that they may complete a three-day mission and rapidly return to duty. The sprayable dressing technology will then be expanded to provide pain relief, mitigate bleeding and reduce infection. Biocure, Inc. of Norcross, Ga., is developing this technology.

The CeBMR is unique among organizations active in the field because of its network of academic, military and industry leaders working to speed the introduction of biomaterial products to meet the military's requirements. This center is pursuing a "market focused" strategy of applied research, product development and commercialization of prototype products leveraged from industry and academia. When there are no existing enabling technologies that meet the military's requirements, the CeBMR will form research partne
'"/>

Contact: David Devore
devore@rutchem.rutgers.edu
732-445-0488
Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey
6-Oct-2004


Page: 1 2

Related biology news :

1. Military to study better pain relief in battle zones
2. Military bases can benefit by addressing sprawl issues and biodiversity
3. Military hazards are greater for Native Americans, according to sociological research
4. Sukhishvili invited to serve on NIHs Biomaterials and Biointerfaces Study Section
5. Psychiatric Genomics Center established at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
6. Energy department selects 3 Bioenergy Research Centers for $375 million in federal funding
7. Woods Hole Research Center scientists study impacts of industrial logging in Central Africa
8. Innovative smallpox vaccine research study to be conducted at Case Medical Center
9. CSHL selected for odENCODE Data Coordination Center
10. Woods Hole Research Center scientists using remote sensing tools to predict bird species richness
11. NYUs Center for Comparative Functional Genomics part of $57 million MOD-ENCODE consortium

Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: New Military Biomaterials Center hold first meeting

(Date:4/17/2014)... hundred births, Down syndrome - or trisomy 21 - ... It results from a chromosomal abnormality where cells of ... (1% of the human genome). A study conducted by ... Genetic Medicine and Development at the University of Geneva ... shed light on how the extra chromosome 21 upsets ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... Clemson professor Rajendra Singh Thursday as a "Champion ... expand solar deployment in the residential, commercial and ... Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and director ... a local hero leading the charge across the ... solar power and driving policy changes at the ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... such as heart disease, epilepsy and pain, making them ... is still much scientists do not know about the ... into the structure of sodium channels and, specifically, one ... responsible for ,fine-tuning, the activity of the channel. The ... the Journal of Biological Chemistry . , Nerves ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Trisomy 21: How an extra little chromosome throws the entire genome off balance 2Trisomy 21: How an extra little chromosome throws the entire genome off balance 3White House honors Clemson professor as 'Champion of Change' for solar deployment 2Structure of sodium channels different than previously believed 2
(Date:1/14/2014)... EquitiesIQ, a leading informational research provider, has ... an emerging biomedical company acquiring, developing, manufacturing, and marketing ... Free report download: http://equitiesiq.com/reports/alliqua/ , In late ... and Board, which launched the company’s new strategy to ...
(Date:1/14/2014)... iLab Solutions, the leader in core facility ... of Product Strategy. In this role, Michelle will work with ... guide in the development of iLab products. Her main goal ... benefit to the scientific community by offering the most advanced, ...
(Date:1/14/2014)... January 14, 2014 Global Record ... innovative information technology solutions for patients, physicians, the ... stakeholders, announced today the signing of a three-year ... and Drug Administration (FDA). This initiative is ...
(Date:1/14/2014)... January 14, 2014 Kerr Corporation, a leading ... and additional how-to information about dual arch impressions on its ... Dual Arch Impressions,” the blog entry serves up a list ... houses a step-by-step demonstration by Dr. David Little as he ...
Breaking Biology Technology:EquitiesIQ Initiates Coverage of Alliqua, Inc. 2EquitiesIQ Initiates Coverage of Alliqua, Inc. 3iLab Solutions Announces Michelle Detwiler as the New Director of Product Strategy 2Global Record Systems Announces Research Collaboration Agreement with FDA to Create a Novel “Big Data” Paradigm for Collection of Patient Safety and Outcomes Information 2
Cached News: