US BARDA awards $56.3 million to advance radiation injury treatments
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Araim Pharmaceuticals, Cellerant Therapeutics, Neumedicines, RxBio and the University of Arkansas were awarded a total of $56.3 million by the US Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA) to develop new therapies to treat bone marrow, gastrointestinal, lung and skin injuries associated with acute radiation syndrome (ARS) caused by exposure to high doses of radiation, such as after denotation of an improvised nuclear device.
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