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SAN ANTONIO - (May 2, 2023) – Cmdr. Drew Havard, Naval Medical Research Unit (NAMRU) San Antonio’s deputy director for Craniofacial and Restorative Medicine, speaks with U.S. Army Col. Kevin Gillespie 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. Attendees heard welcoming remarks from Mayor Ron Nirenberg, keynote address by Dr. Sean Biggerstaff, acting deputy assistant director, Research and Engineering, Defense Health Agency (DHA) along with various panels, to include but not limited to, “What the Military Wants” and “Military Medical Research and Development (R&D) Funding.” The MMID 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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