Navy Medicine’s research and development laboratories are engaged in a broad spectrum of activity, from basic science in the laboratory, to field studies at sites in remote areas of the world and other operational environments.
Their goal is delivering high value, high impact research products to support and protect today’s deployed warfighters. The researchers are also focused on the readiness and well-being of future forces.
The diverse capabilities and the geographical locations of the laboratories reflect the broad mission and vision of Navy Medicine’s research and development enterprise. With a cadre of scientific leadership and technical expertise focused on force health protection and enhancing deployment readiness, the research teams represent years of experience in science, medicine and the military.
In support of the U.S. Navy, Marine Corps, and joint U.S. warfighters, researchers study infectious diseases; biological warfare detection and defense; combat casualty care; environment health concerns; bone marrow research and registry; aerospace and undersea medicine; medical modeling, simulation and operational mission support; and epidemiology and behavioral sciences.