biodefense biodefense

Definition(s):

  • (n) procedures involved in taking defensive measures against attacks using biological agents

Usage(s):

  1. Controversial contracts, bureaucratic bungling -- the Fed's biodefense drug program is a mess.
  2. The FBI says the government biodefense researcher acted alone in the 2001 anthrax mailings that killed five people and sickened 17.
  3. Controversial contracts, bureaucratic bungling -- the Fed's biodefense drug program is a mess.

News

  • Soligenix Announces Pricing of Public Offering of Common Stock and Warrants

    PRINCETON, N.J., June 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Soligenix, Inc. (OTCQB: SNGX) ("Soligenix" or the "Company"), a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing products to treat inflammatory diseases and biodefense countermeasures where there remains an unmet medical...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: PR Newswire

Quotes

  1. "Strengthening the Biological Weapons Convention and international cooperation in biodefense are of paramount importance. This forum organized by Emergent is extremely valuable in helping us, as national legislators, to obtain more information on...
    on May 6, 2010 By: Pierre Claude Nolin Source: MarketWatch (press release)

  2. "Under the president's new national biodefense directive, all of our bioterrorism projects and programs will fall under a coordinated and focused strategic plan that will help maximize our resources, ensure a common unified effort across all federal...
    on Apr 29, 2004 By: Tom Ridge Source: USA Today

  3. ...US House of Representatives for unanimously passing the "Biodefense and Pandemic Vaccine and Drug Development Act of 2006" (HR 5533) last night: "By passing the 'BARDA' bill, the House has taken an important and necessary step...
    on Sep 28, 2006 By: Jim Greenwood Source: Genetic Engineering News (press release)

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