DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE - CONGRESSIONALLY DIRECTED MEDICAL RESEARCH PROGRAMS

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The Joint Program Committee-7/ Radiation Health Effects Research Program (RHERP) seeks to develop medical countermeasures for acute ionizing radiation injury. Research areas include: post-exposure mitigation of radiation injury, protection and prevention of injury from ionizing radiation, understanding the mechanism of radiation injury, and development of novel biodosimetry tools.


Currently, DHP research sponsored by the JPC-7/ RHERP is focused on the following key areas:

  • Biomedical Technology for Radiation Countermeasures


Last updated Friday, September 8, 2017