TITLE

Backers of battlefield medicine research program fight for funds

AUTHOR(S)
Tiron, Roxana
PUB. DATE
September 2007
SOURCE
Hill;9/20/2007, Vol. 14 Issue 108, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the financial support planned by top universities for a battlefield medicine research program in the U.S. The initiative was made after the Pentagon decided to stop funding the Medical Free Electron Laser (MFEL) program. Supporters of MFEL fears that its halt may hamper advances in therapeutic research for battlefield-related diseases and injuries in the Middle East.
ACCESSION #
26746283

 

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