Back to Top Skip to main content

Research and Innovation

You also may be interested in...

NHRC research protects U.S. military recruits from respiratory illness

Article
8/31/2017
Graphic from NHRC Public Affairs

Researchers from the Naval Health Research Center discussed ongoing surveillance for adenovirus, a contagious pathogen that causes respiratory illness, among U.S. military recruits during basic training at the Military Health System Research Symposium, Aug. 27.

Recommended Content:

Research and Innovation | Adenovirus

Experts talk knowledge translation benefits for Military Health System

Article
8/30/2017
The Military Health System Research Symposium is Defense Department's premier scientific meeting.

Dr. Richard Stoltz, Defense Centers of Excellence for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury (DCoE) acting director, introduced the knowledge translation process and how using a systematic approach and best practices can impact military psychological health challenges.

Recommended Content:

Mental Health Care | Research and Innovation

The development of a nanofibrous scaffold for the recruitment of fibroblast during wound healing

Article
8/30/2017
Photo By Katherine Berland | Dr. Tony Yuan from Naval Medical Research Unit - San Antonio presented a poster on the development of a nanofibrous fibrinogen-chitosan scaffold for the recruitment of fibroblasts during wound healing at the Military Health Systems Research Symposium, Kissimmee, Florida, August 29. (U.S. Navy Photo/Released/Katie Berland)

A researcher from the Naval Medical Research Unit – San Antonio shared findings on the fabrication and characterization of a novel nanofibrous scaffold that could potentially improve wound healing by enhancing wound closure, promoting hemostasis, and acting as a temporary physical barrier against debris and microbial pathogens during the Military Health System Research Symposium

Recommended Content:

Research and Innovation

Regrowing limbs could be the future for military medicine

Article
8/29/2017
A juvenile California tiger Salamander migrates across the Travis Air Force Base, California, airfield in search of a suitable burrow, June 9, 2017. Military researchers are studying how some animals, such as salamanders, are able to regrow limbs. The work is designed to help those with amputations regrow their own arms and legs. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Heide Couch)

Scientists at the Military Health System Research Symposium are talking about the future of regenerative medicine, a future that could include warfighters acting like salamanders and regrowing missing arms and legs!

Recommended Content:

Extremities Loss | Research and Innovation

Knowledge translation: What is it, how will it help?

Article
8/29/2017
The Military Health System Research Symposium is Defense Department's premier scientific meeting.

Knowledge translation is a process to take medical research findings and put them into evidenced-based treatments in a more timely and useful way

Recommended Content:

Medical Research and Development | Research and Innovation

NHRC researchers use data to understand long-term health outcomes for combat-injured amputees

Article
8/29/2017
Title graphic by NHRC Public Affairs.

During the Military Health System Research Symposium (MHSRS) Aug. 29, researchers from the Naval Health Research Center (NHRC) shared findings from a recent report that described quality of life outcomes for combat-injured amputees.

Recommended Content:

Extremities Loss | Research and Innovation

NMRC presents research on recovery from mild TBI following uncomplicated mounted and dismounted IED blast at MHSRS

Article
8/29/2017
Photo By Katherine Berland | Dr. Anna Tschiffely shared findings on the effects of mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) on service members during the first 30 days following an improvised explosive device (IED) blast during the Military Health System Research Symposium (MHSRS) August 28 (U.S. Navy Photo/Katie Berland/Released)

A researcher from the Naval Medical Research Center shared findings on the effects of mild traumatic brain injury on service members during the first 30 days following an improvised explosive device blast

Recommended Content:

Traumatic Brain Injury | Research and Innovation

Symposium to attract researchers focused on latest in military medicine

Article
8/15/2017
Army Capt. Nikhil Godbole, Madigan Army Medical Center, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, talks with a fellow attendee of last year's Military Health System Research Symposium. This year's meeting, the only large, broad-based research conference focusing on the unique medical needs of the military, takes place Aug. 27-30 in Kissimmee, Florida.

The Military Health System Research Symposium brings together the top clinicians, researchers, academics, and administrators to discuss the latest developments in military medicine. Check out what’s to come during the conference Aug. 27-30 in Kissimmee, Florida.

Recommended Content:

Research and Innovation

Improving Defense Health Program Medical Research Processes

Report
8/8/2017

A report from the Defense Health Board (DHB) that summarizes the findings and recommendations from its independent review of Improving Defense Health Program (DHP) Medical Research Processes.

Recommended Content:

Research and Innovation | Health Readiness

Counter-hemorrhaging medical device saves service members' lives

Article
7/18/2017
U.S. Army Spc. Courtney Natal provides aid to a simulated casualty. Born out of necessity on the battlefield, a new medical device is buying vital time for critically wounded patients in combat and in emergency care environments worldwide. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Harley Jelis)

Born out of necessity on the battlefield, a new medical device is buying vital time for critically wounded patients

Recommended Content:

Research and Innovation | Innovation

Partnership improves care, prosthetics for wounded warriors

Article
7/10/2017
Experts across the DoD and VA come together to collaborate on research and innovation through the Extremity Trauma and Amputation Center of Excellence. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Anastasia McCarroll)

The Extremity Trauma and Amputation Center of Excellence brings DoD and VA together to conduct research aimed at saving extremities and improving care for patients with amputations

Recommended Content:

Research and Innovation | Extremities Loss | DoD/VA Sharing Initiatives | Innovation

Army scientists hope to unlock clues to bone healing in space experiment

Article
7/3/2017
Bintu Sowe, an associate scientist at the U.S. Army U.S. Army Center for Environmental Health Research, processes samples from the bone healing experiment that was aboard the International Space Station. The samples were delivered back to Earth by SpaceX's Dragon cargo craft in March. (U.S. Army photo by Crystal Maynard)

Scientists at the U.S. Army Center for Environmental Health Research are hoping to determine how bones heal in microgravity, based on an experiment that launched to the International Space Station aboard SpaceX in February and returned to earth aboard SpaceX's Dragon cargo craft in March

Recommended Content:

Research and Innovation | Extremities Loss | Innovation

Health Innovation Month: Finding new ways to better health outcomes

Article
6/30/2017
Sean Biggerstaff, Ph.D., acting director for the Research and Development directorate for the Defense Health Agency

July is Health Innovation Month in the MHS. Sean Biggerstaff, acting director for Research and Development for the Defense Health Agency, shares his thoughts on what health care innovations are doing to save lives on and off the battlefield

Recommended Content:

Research and Innovation | Innovation

Agenda: February 9, 2017

Meeting Reference
2/9/2017

Agenda for the February 9, 2017 DHB Meeting

Recommended Content:

Research and Innovation | Access, Cost, Quality, and Safety

Minutes: February 9, 2017

Meeting Reference
2/9/2017

Minutes from the DHB meeting on February 9, 2017

Recommended Content:

Research and Innovation
<< < 1 2 3 4 5  ... > >> 
Showing results 16 - 30 Page 2 of 8

DHA Address: 7700 Arlington Boulevard | Suite 5101 | Falls Church, VA | 22042-5101

Some documents are presented in Portable Document Format (PDF). A PDF reader is required for viewing. Download a PDF Reader or learn more about PDFs.