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SAN ANTONIO - (May 2, 2023) – Capt. Matthew Weiner, (second from left) director, Medical Information, Research and Development (R&D), assigned to U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery (BUMED), joined by BUMED Deputy Director R&D Strategy Cmdr. Chris Steele; Col. James Joseph Jones, director, U.S. Army Medical Capability Development Integration Directorate; Dr. Tanisha Hammill, chief, Capability Development, U.S. Air Force; and Dr. Emma Gregory, portfolio manager, Defense Health Program Traumatic Brain Injury; speaks during the “What the Military Wants” panel held during the 4th Military Medical Industry Day (MMID) hosted by VelocityTX, a subsidiary of Texas Research & Technology Foundation, the City of San Antonio, and Bexar County at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center. Scientists and researchers assigned to Naval Medical Research Unit (NAMRU) San Antonio attended the annual event which provides a platform for innovators and entrepreneurs to learn about military medical requirements, available funding sources to support R&D, and ways to work with the military. 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 (DoD) 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 Command (NMRC) in Silver Spring, Md. (U.S. Navy photo by Burrell Parmer, NAMRU San Antonio Public Affairs/Released)

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