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Special Issue: Countermeasures Against Chemical Threats II

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Jeffrey D. Laskin (Rutgers University School of Public Health)

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Special Issue: Countermeasures Against Chemical Threats II

Published: August 2016

Volume 1378

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The NIH CounterACT program was initiated by the United States government in 2006 to facilitate research aimed at improving therapeutic countermeasures and diagnostic technologies against chemical threat agents. In order to convene NIH CounterACT researchers and other leaders in the chemical defense field, Rutgers University Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Rutgers University Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy, New York Medical College, and the New York Academy of Sciences hosted the 9th Annual CounterACT Network Research symposium titled, Countermeasures Against Chemical Threats, on June 15–17, 2015. The second of two special issues, this one presents 19 papers on various topics related to themes discussed at the conference.