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MCIRCC Leads the Charge in Combat Casualty Care

MCIRCC Leads the Charge in Combat Casualty Care

Thanks to the tireless efforts of MCIRCC research teams, the future of combat casualty care is looking bright. Over the past six months alone, MCIRCC has had 13 Department of Defense grants in the works—8 of which have already been submitted. 

Game-changing Study Aims to Identify Pneumonia Pathogens Faster with Breakthrough Technologies

Game-changing Study Aims to Identify Pneumonia Pathogens Faster with Breakthrough Technologies

Pneumonia has been around for centuries and remains a major cause of morbidity, mortality, and healthcare expense today.

The most commonly used method for identifying respiratory pathogens in pneumonia - bacterial culture - was first developed in the 1880s. Though there have been many breakthroughs in our treatment of pneumonia - such as antibiotics and mechanical ventilation - our clinical identification of respiratory pathogens still relies on the time-consuming culture-based techniques.