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SAN ANTONIO - (May 2, 2023) – Chief Science Director Dr. Sylvain Cardin, of Naval Medical Research Unit (NAMRU) San Antonio, briefs unit capabilities during the San Antonio Military Medical Research and Development (R&D) Capabilities panel held at 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. Accompanying Cardin on the panel was Director of Research and Chief Scientific Officer Col. Andre Cap of the U.S. Army Institute of Surgical Research, and Chief Scientist Dr. Debra Niemeyer of the U.S. Air Force 59th Medical Wing. The MMID provides a platform for innovators and entrepreneurs to learn about military medical requirements, available funding sources to support research and development, 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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