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SAN ANTONIO - (April 19, 2022) - Dr. Sylvain Cardin, chief science director of Naval Medical Research Unit (NAMRU) San Antonio speaks with an attendee during the third Military Medical Industry Day (MMID) hosted by the City of San Antonio, San Antonio Economic Development Department Corporation (SAEDC), and VelocityTX at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center. This year’s MMID featured San Antonio's leading military medical research missions including NAMRU San Antonio, U.S. Air Force 59th Medical Wing (MDW), and U.S. Army Institute of Surgical Research (ISR). Attendees heard welcoming remarks from Mayor Ron Nirenberg and a keynote presentation from U.S. Army Brig. Gen. Katherine Simonson, Defense Health Agency (DHA) deputy assistant director for Research & Development Directorate (J-9). NAMRU San Antonio’s mission is to conduct gap driven combat casualty care, craniofacial, and directed energy research to improve survival, operational readiness, and safety of Department of Defense personnel engaged in routine and expeditionary operations. It is one of the leading research and development laboratories for the U.S. Navy under the DoD and is one of eight subordinate research commands in the global network of laboratories operating under Naval Medical Research Center (NMRC) in Silver Spring, Md. (U.S. Navy photo by Burrell Parmer, NAMRU San Antonio Public Affairs)

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