AFIRMing Soldiers

Gilmore, Gerry J.
July 2008
Soldiers;Jul2008, Vol. 63 Issue 7, p30
The article features the U.S. Defense Department and the Army's Armed Forces Institute of Regenerative Medicine (AFIRM). According to the article, AFIRM will serve as the military's operational agency to leverage cutting-edge medical technology to develop new ways to assist service members who have suffered severe, disfiguring wounds. The initiative's reported key component is stem-cell research and technology aimed at using a patient's cellular structure to reconstruct new body parts.


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