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$558M to 6 Firms for USAF Medical Research Support

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Hyperbaric Medicine Chamberat Brooks City-Base, TX(click to view full) The US Air Force Research Laboratory awarded 6 contracts worth a combined $558 million for administrative and functional support, medical and biomedical research assistance, clinical and clinical hyperbaric medicine services, environmental bio-terrorism support, technology evaluation and research studies support services at Brooks City-Base, TX and Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, OH. Brooks City-Base is home to the USAF School of Aerospace Medicine (USAFSAM), [pdf] which is a center for aerospace medical learning, consultation, aerospace medical investigations and aircrew health assessments. The school operates a hyperbaric medicine chamber, which exposes patients to large amounts of oxygen to enrich blood and increase the body’s ability to heal. The winners of the medical research support contracts are: * Peerless Technologies Corp. in Fairborn, OH (FA8650-10-D-6051); * Decypher Technologies in San Antonio, TX (FA8650-10-D-6052); * P3S Corp. in San Antonio, TX (FA8650-10-D-6053); * Prairie Quest in Ft. Wayne, IN (FA8650-10-D-6054); * Solutions Through Innovative Technologies in Tulsa, OK (FA8650-10-D-6055); and * SpecPro Technical Services in San Antonio, TX (FA8650-10-D-6056) The USAFSAM trains approximately 6,000 USAF, US Department of Defense, and international medical students annually. The school uses simulators, live subjects and in-residence training at 3 trauma […]

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